Li Wenmei
李汶妹
Personal information
CountryChina
Born (1999-11-02) 2 November 1999 (age 22)
Maoping, Hubei, China
Height1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
HandednessRight
Women's doubles
Highest ranking9 (with Zheng Yu 14 January 2020)
Current ranking15 (with Zheng Yu),
21 (with Du Yue) (12 July 2022)
Medal record
Women's badminton
Representing  China
Sudirman Cup
Gold medal – first place 2021 Vantaa Mixed team
Uber Cup
Gold medal – first place 2020 Aarhus Women's team
Silver medal – second place 2022 Bangkok Women's team
Asian Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2022 Manila Women's doubles
World Junior Championships
Gold medal – first place 2017 Yogyakarta Mixed team
Bronze medal – third place 2017 Yogyakarta Girls' doubles
Bronze medal – third place 2017 Yogyakarta Mixed doubles
BWF profile

Li Wenmei (Chinese: 李汶妹; pinyin: Lǐ Wènmèi; born 2 November 1999) is a Chinese badminton player from Maoping, Hubei.[1] She began to play badminton at the age of seven and entered the Hubei team training centre in June 2010 as the singles player. She was selected to join the second team of Hubei province, who was trained by the former World Champion, Wei Yili, in April 2013.[2] She represented Hubei province competed at the 2017 National Games of China in Tianjin, helps the team as the first singles and second doubles player achieved their best record for 42 years history by winning the silver medal at the Games.[3] Li was part of the national junior team that won the gold medal at the 2017 World Junior Championships, and also claimed the bronze medals in the girls' and mixed doubles event.[4][5] She won her first senior international title at the BWF Super 500 tournament 2020 Malaysia Masters partnered with Zheng Yu.[6]

Achievements

Asian Championships

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2022 Muntinlupa Sports Complex,
Metro Manila, Philippines
China Du Yue China Chen Qingchen
China Jia Yifan
12–21, 17–21
Bronze
Bronze

World Junior Championships

Girls' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 GOR Among Rogo,
Yogyakarta, Indonesia
China Liu Xuanxuan South Korea Baek Ha-na
South Korea Lee Yu-rim
21–17, 18–21, 13–21
Bronze
Bronze

Mixed' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 GOR Among Rogo,
Yogyakarta, Indonesia
China Liu Shiwen Indonesia Rinov Rivaldy
Indonesia Pitha Haningtyas Mentari
21–18, 16–21, 13–21
Bronze
Bronze

BWF World Tour (1 title, 2 runners-up)

The BWF World Tour, which was announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018,[7] is a series of elite badminton tournaments sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF). The BWF World Tours are divided into levels of World Tour Finals, Super 1000, Super 750, Super 500, Super 300 (part of the HSBC World Tour), and the BWF Tour Super 100.[8]

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Level Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 Lingshui China Masters Super 100 China Huang Dongping China Du Yue
China Li Yinhui
16–21, 17–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2019 Thailand Masters Super 300 China Zheng Yu Thailand Puttita Supajirakul
Thailand Sapsiree Taerattanachai
21–15, 15–21, 10–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2020 Malaysia Masters Super 500 China Zheng Yu China Du Yue
China Li Yinhui
21–19, 16–21, 21–12 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner

References

  1. ^ "秭归又一姑娘在全运会上夺银,她叫李汶妹儿!". 东方网 (in Chinese). 5 September 2017. Retrieved 18 November 2018.
  2. ^ "秭归籍运动员李汶妹喜获全国青少年甲组羽毛球女子单打冠军". 三峡秭归在线 (in Chinese). 18 April 2013. Retrieved 18 November 2018.
  3. ^ "秭归姑娘李汶妹助力湖北女羽团体全运会摘银 创42年来最好战绩". 三峡秭归在线 (in Chinese). 6 September 2017. Retrieved 18 November 2018.
  4. ^ Alleyne, Gayle (14 October 2017). "Final: BWF World Junior Mixed Team Championships 2017". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 18 November 2018.
  5. ^ "羽球世青赛中国遭遇重创多人出局 韩悦冲击女单冠军". LeSports (in Chinese). 21 October 2017. Retrieved 18 November 2018.
  6. ^ Hearn, Don (12 January 2020). "Malaysia Masters Finals – First ever title for Li/Zheng". Badzine. Retrieved 15 January 2020.
  7. ^ Alleyne, Gayle (19 March 2017). "BWF Launches New Events Structure". Badminton World Federation. Archived from the original on 1 December 2017. Retrieved 29 November 2017.
  8. ^ Sukumar, Dev (10 January 2018). "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. Archived from the original on 13 January 2018. Retrieved 15 January 2018.