Rawinda Prajongjai
Personal information
CountryThailand
Born (1993-06-29) 29 June 1993 (age 28)
Bangkok, Thailand
Height1.64 m (5 ft 5 in)
Weight54 kg (119 lb)
Years active2013–present
HandednessRight
Women's singles & doubles
Highest ranking86 (WS 21 November 2013)
6 (WD 5 July 2018)
293 (XD 5 December 2013)
Current ranking8 (WD with Jongkolphan Kititharakul 22 March 2022)
BWF profile

Rawinda Prajongjai (Thai: รวินดา ประจงใจ; born 29 June 1993) is a Thai badminton player.[1] She was part of the national women's team that clinched the gold medal at the 2015, 2017 and 2019 Southeast Asian Games, also won the women's doubles title in 2017. Started her career as a singles player, she won her first international title at the 2013 Smiling Fish International tournament. She later focused on playing in doubles, and won her first Grand Prix tournament in 2015 Vietnam Open teamed-up with Jongkolphan Kititharakul.

Achievements

Southeast Asian Games

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Axiata Arena,
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Thailand Jongkolphan Kititharakul Thailand Puttita Supajirakul
Thailand Sapsiree Taerattanachai
21–16, 7–8 retired
Gold

BWF World Tour (3 titles, 3 runners-up)

The BWF World Tour, which was announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018,[2] 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.[3]

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Level Opponent Score Result
2018 Thailand Masters Super 300 Thailand Jongkolphan Kititharakul Indonesia Anggia Shitta Awanda
Indonesia Ni Ketut Mahadewi Istarani
21–19, 21–17 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2018 India Open Super 500 Thailand Jongkolphan Kititharakul Indonesia Greysia Polii
Indonesia Apriyani Rahayu
18–21, 15–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2019 Chinese Taipei Open Super 300 Thailand Jongkolphan Kititharakul South Korea Kim So-yeong
South Korea Kong Hee-yong
21–19, 18–21, 28–26 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2019 Macau Open Super 300 Thailand Jongkolphan Kititharakul China Du Yue
China Li Yinhui
16–21, 21–10, 12–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2020 (I) Thailand Open Super 1000 Thailand Jongkolphan Kititharakul Indonesia Greysia Polii
Indonesia Apriyani Rahayu
15–21, 12–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2021 Orléans Masters Super 100 Thailand Jongkolphan Kititharakul Bulgaria Gabriela Stoeva
Bulgaria Stefani Stoeva
21–16, 21–16 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner

BWF Grand Prix (3 titles, 2 runners-up)

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

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 Vietnam Open Thailand Jongkolphan Kititharakul Indonesia Suci Rizky Andini
Indonesia Maretha Dea Giovani
21–14, 21–12 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2016 Indonesian Masters Thailand Jongkolphan Kititharakul South Korea Chae Yoo-jung
South Korea Kim So-yeong
18–21, 20–22 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2016 Bitburger Open Thailand Jongkolphan Kititharakul China Chen Qingchen
China Jia Yifan
12–21, 19–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2017 Malaysia Masters Thailand Jongkolphan Kititharakul Hong Kong Poon Lok Yan
Hong Kong Tse Ying Suet
21–17, 21–9 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2017 Bitburger Open Thailand Jongkolphan Kititharakul Japan Akane Araki
Japan Aoi Matsuda
21–19, 21–6 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
  BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
  BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/Series (4 titles, 1 runner-up)

Women's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2010 Smiling Fish International Thailand Ratchanok Intanon 10–21, 17–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2013 Smiling Fish International Malaysia Ho Yen Mei 21–9, 21–19 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2013 Singapore International Thailand Pornpawee Chochuwong 21–12, 21–14 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 Kharkiv International Thailand Jongkolphan Kititharakul England Heather Olver
England Lauren Smith
21–18, 21–15 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2015 Sydney International Thailand Jongkolphan Kititharakul Australia Setyana Mapasa
Australia Gronya Somerville
21–13, 21–5 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
  BWF International Challenge tournament
  BWF International Series tournament

References

  1. ^ "Players: Rawinda Prajongjai". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 8 November 2016.
  2. ^ 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.
  3. ^ Sukumar, Dev (10 January 2018). "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. Archived from the original on 13 January 2018. Retrieved 15 January 2018.