Luo Yu
Luo Yu 2014.jpg
Luo Yu at the 2014 Badminton Asia Championships
Personal information
Birth name骆晓霜
Luo Xiaoshuang
CountryChina
Born (1991-01-11) 11 January 1991 (age 31)
Shandong, China
Height1.64 m (5 ft 5 in)
Weight66 kg (146 lb)
HandednessRight
Women's & mixed doubles
Highest ranking1 (WD 10 March 2016)
86 (XD 29 November 2012)
Medal record
Women's badminton
Representing  China
Asian Championships
Gold medal – first place 2014 Gimcheon Women's doubles
Bronze medal – third place 2015 Wuhan Women's doubles
Asia Team Championships
Gold medal – first place 2016 Hyderabad Women's team
Summer Universiade
Silver medal – second place 2013 Kazan Women's doubles
Silver medal – second place 2013 Kazan Mixed team
World Junior Championships
Gold medal – first place 2009 Alor Setar Mixed team
Asian Junior Championships
Silver medal – second place 2009 Kuala Lumpur Girls' doubles
Silver medal – second place 2009 Kuala Lumpur Mixed team
BWF profile
Luo Yu
Traditional Chinese駱羽
Simplified Chinese骆羽

Luo Yu (Chinese: 骆羽; born 11 January 1991) is a Chinese badminton player who specializes in doubles. Together with her twin sister, Luo Ying, they competed in the international badminton, and were ranked as World number 1 on 10 March 2016.[1] The twins participated at the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics but did not advance to the knocked-out stage after placing third in the group stage.[2] The biggest title of their career to date, the 2015 BWF Superseries Finals, sent the pair to #1 in the world rankings.[3]

Achievements

Asian Championships

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 Gimcheon Indoor Stadium,
Gimcheon, South Korea
China Luo Ying South Korea Jung Kyung-eun
South Korea Kim Ha-na
21–18, 21–18
Gold
Gold
2015 Wuhan Sports Center Gymnasium,
Wuhan, China
China Luo Ying China Ma Jin
China Tang Yuanting
12–21, 0–0 retired
Bronze
Bronze

Summer Universiade

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 Tennis Academy,
Kazan, Russia
China Tian Qing South Korea Jang Ye-na
South Korea Kim So-young
25–27, 21–15, 21–23
Silver
Silver

Asian Junior Championships

Girls' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2009 Stadium Juara, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia China Luo Ying China Tang Jinhua
China Xia Huan
21–14, 17–21, 13–21
Silver
Silver

BWF Superseries

The BWF Superseries, which was launched on 14 December 2006 and implemented in 2007,[4] is a series of elite badminton tournaments, sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF). BWF Superseries levels are Superseries and Superseries Premier. A season of Superseries consists of twelve tournaments around the world that have been introduced since 2011.[5] Successful players are invited to the Superseries Finals, which are held at the end of each year.

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2012 China Masters China Cheng Shu China Bao Yixin
China Zhong Qianxin
12–21, 15–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2014 Korea Open China Luo Ying China Bao Yixin
China Tang Jinhua
17–21, 15–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2015 India Open China Luo Ying Japan Misaki Matsutomo
Japan Ayaka Takahashi
19–21, 19–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2015 Malaysia Open China Luo Ying South Korea Jang Ye-na
South Korea Jung Kyung-eun
21–18, 21–9 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2015 French Open China Luo Ying China Huang Yaqiong
China Tang Jinhua
13–21, 16–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2015 Dubai World Superseries Finals China Luo Ying Denmark Christinna Pedersen
Denmark Kamilla Rytter Juhl
14–21, 21–9, 14–4 retired 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2016 Korea Open China Luo Ying South Korea Jung Kyung-eun
South Korea Shin Seung-chan
13–21, 11–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
  BWF Superseries Finals tournament
  BWF Superseries Premier tournament
  BWF Superseries tournament

BWF Grand Prix

The BWF Grand Prix had two levels, the BWF Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold. It was a series of badminton tournaments sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) which was held from 2007 to 2017.

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2010 Indonesia Grand Prix Gold China Luo Ying Indonesia Meiliana Jauhari
Indonesia Greysia Polii
11–21, 21–18, 21–11 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2012 Australian Open China Luo Ying Chinese Taipei Cheng Wen-hsing
Chinese Taipei Chien Yu-chin
12–21, 21–18, 21–17 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2013 Indonesia Grand Prix Gold China Luo Ying China Huang Dongping
China Jia Yifan
19–21, 21–15, 21–18 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2014 China Masters China Luo Ying China Huang Yaqiong
China Yu Xiaohan
21–17, 21–19 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2015 Chinese Taipei Open China Luo Ying Indonesia Nitya Krishinda Maheswari
Indonesia Greysia Polii
17–21, 17–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2016 China Masters China Luo Ying China Chen Qingchen
China Jia Yifan
16–21, 21–15, 21–18 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2016 Chinese Taipei Open China Luo Ying China Huang Dongping
China Zhong Qianxin
18–21, 16–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
  BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
  BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/Series

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 China International China Luo Ying China Ou Dongni
China Xiong Mengjing
21–13, 21–12 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
  BWF International Challenge tournament
  BWF International Series tournament

References

  1. ^ "羽球Twins闪亮登场 双胞胎成为赛场另类风景线". gdzjdaily.com.cn (in Chinese). 18 December 2009. Archived from the original on 24 September 2015. Retrieved 12 April 2015.
  2. ^ "Olympics-Badminton-Women's doubles Group B results". www.reuters.com. Retrieved 7 May 2017.
  3. ^ "Chinese twins win women's doubles of Dubai World Superseries 2015". news.xinhuanet.com. Retrieved 7 May 2017.
  4. ^ "BWF Launches Super Series". Badminton Australia. 15 December 2006. Archived from the original on 6 October 2007.
  5. ^ "Yonex All England Elevated To BWF Premier Super Series Event". www.ibadmintonstore.com. Archived from the original on 2 October 2013. Retrieved 29 September 2013.