Ma Che Kong
Personal information
CountryHong Kong
Born (1974-05-25) 25 May 1974 (age 47)
EventDoubles
Medal record
Men's badminton
Representing  Hong Kong
Commonwealth Games
Bronze medal – third place 1994 Victoria Mixed team
BWF profile

Ma Che Kong (Chinese: 黃馬智江; also known as Edwin Ma Che Kong; born 25 May 1974) is a retired badminton player from Hong Kong.[1]

Kong won most of the finals he contested in, which includes his victories in Poland, New Zealand, Australia, Chile, Canada, Mexico, Peru, Argentina, and Brazil. In 2000, Hong Kong hosted its first-ever National Badminton Championships and he won the title in men's doubles with partner Yau Kwun Yuen. He was one of the most dominating players of his country in the late '90s. He has represented Hong Kong in major events such as Thomas Cup, Asian Games, World Championships and Commonwealth Games.[2] He was also a team member in Asia Cup badminton 2001.[3] After his sporting career, he started a career as a coach in badminton for disabled people.

Achievements

IBF Grand Prix

The World Badminton Grand Prix has been sanctioned by the International Badminton Federation since 1983.

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1999 Polish Open Hong Kong Yau Tsz Yuk Poland Michał Łogosz
Poland Robert Mateusiak
13–15, 15–7, 9–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1999 Polish Open Hong Kong Koon Wai Chee Hong Kong Yau Tsz Yuk
Hong Kong Chan Mei Mei
15–6, 15–3 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner

IBF International

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2000 Waitakere International Hong Kong Yau Tsz Yuk Hong Kong Albertus Susanto Njoto
Hong Kong Liu Kwok Wa
15–11, 15–9 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2000 Chile International Hong Kong Yau Tsz Yuk Canada Brent Olynyk
Canada Bryan Moody
15–3, 15–11 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2000 Peru International Hong Kong Yau Tsz Yuk United States Howard Bach
United States Mark Manha
15–6, 15–6 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2000 Canadian International Hong Kong Yau Tsz Yuk United States Howard Bach
United States Mark Manha
13–15, 15–3, 17–15 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1999 Mexico International Hong Kong Yau Tsz Yuk Japan Keita Masuda
Japan Tadashi Ohtsuka
15–7, 13–15, 15–10 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1999 Victoria International Hong Kong Yau Tsz Yuk Australia David Bamford
Australia Peter Blackburn
15–4, 15–6 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1999 Argentina International Hong Kong Yau Tsz Yuk Hong Kong Cun Cun Harjono
Hong Kong Liu Kwok Wa
15–6, 15–7 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1999 São Paulo International Hong Kong Yau Tsz Yuk Hong Kong Cun Cun Harjono
Hong Kong Liu Kwok Wa
17–14, 15–4 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1999 Wellington International Hong Kong Yau Tsz Yuk Australia David Bamford
Australia Peter Blackburn
15–8, 3–15, 6–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1997 New Zealand International Hong Kong Liu Kwok Wa New Zealand Jeremy Raines
New Zealand Croydon Rutherford
15–11, 17–14 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1996 New Zealand International Hong Kong Chow Kin Man New Zealand Geoff Bellingham
New Zealand Nicholas Hall
15–11, 15–5 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1996 Australian International Hong Kong Chow Kin Man China Zheng Yumin
China Zheng Yushen
11–15, 15–13, 15–10 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1997 New Zealand International Hong Kong Tung Chau Man New Zealand Mark Ravis
Australia Sarah Hicks
15–8, 15–8 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner

References

  1. ^ "Profile : Ma CHE KONG". bwfbadminton.com. Retrieved 8 October 2020.
  2. ^ "Che Kong Ma". thecgf.com. Commonwealth Games Federation. Retrieved 9 October 2020.
  3. ^ "Top players for Asia Cup badminton". m.rediff.com. 19 April 2001. Retrieved 9 October 2020.