Shon Seung-mo
Personal information
CountrySouth Korea
Born (1980-07-01) 1 July 1980 (age 43)
Milyang, Gyeongsangnam-do, South Korea
Height1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight79 kg (174 lb)
EventMen's singles
Medal record
Men's badminton
Representing  South Korea
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 2004 Athens Men's singles
World Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2003 Birmingham Men's singles
World Cup
Bronze medal – third place 2005 Yiyang Men's singles
Sudirman Cup
Bronze medal – third place 2007 Glasgow Mixed team
Bronze medal – third place 2005 Beijing Mixed team
Bronze medal – third place 2001 Seville Mixed team
Thomas Cup
Silver medal – second place 2008 Jakarta Men's team
Bronze medal – third place 2004 Jakarta Men's team
Bronze medal – third place 2000 Kuala Lumpur Men's team
Asian Games
Gold medal – first place 2002 Busan Men's team
Silver medal – second place 2006 Doha Men's team
Bronze medal – third place 2002 Busan Men's singles
Asian Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2004 Kuala Lumpur Men's singles
Bronze medal – third place 2001 Manila Men's singles
Asia Cup
Silver medal – second place 2001 Singapore Men's team
Asia Junior Championships
Bronze medal – third place 1998 Kuala Lumpur Boys' singles
BWF profile
Shon Seung-mo
Hangul
손승모
Hanja
孫升模
Revised RomanizationSon Seung-mo
McCune–ReischauerSon Sŭng-mo

Shon Seung-mo (Hangul: 손승모; born 1 July 1980 in Milyang, Gyeongsangnam-do) is a badminton player from South Korea.[1] In 2004, he won the silver medal at the Athens Summer Olympics.[2]

Career

Olympic Games

He competed at the 2000 and 2004 Summer Olympics.[3] In 2004, he defeating Antti Viitikko of Finland and Richard Vaughan of Great Britain in the first two rounds. In the quarterfinals, Shon defeated Chen Hong of People's Republic of China 10-15, 15-4, 15-10. Shon advanced to the semifinals, in which he beat Sony Dwi Kuncoro of Indonesia 15-6, 9-15, 15-9. Playing in the gold medal match, he lost to Indonesian Taufik Hidayat by a score of 15-8, 15-7 to finish with the silver medal.[4]

Shon's right eye is almost blind, after being hit in the eye by a shuttlecock when he was 15 years of age.

Achievements

Olympic Games

Men's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2004 Goudi Olympic Hall, Athens, Greece Indonesia Taufik Hidayat 8–15, 7–15 Silver

World Championships

Men's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2003 National Indoor Arena, Birmingham, United Kingdom Malaysia Wong Choong Hann 4–15, 5–15 Bronze Bronze

World Cup

Men's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2005 Olympic Park, Yiyang, China Thailand Boonsak Ponsana 21–23, 15–21 Bronze Bronze

Asian Games

Men's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2002 Gangseo Gymnasium, Busan, South Korea Indonesia Taufik Hidayat 10–15, 7–15 Bronze Bronze

Asian Championships

Men's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2004 Kuala Lumpur Badminton Stadium, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Indonesia Taufik Hidayat 9–15, 6–15 Bronze Bronze
2001 PhilSports Arena, Manila, Philippines China Lin Dan 15–3, 11–15, 7–15 Bronze Bronze

Asian Junior Championships

Boys' singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
1998 Kuala Lumpur Badminton Stadium, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Chinese Taipei Chien Yu-hsiu 6–15, 4–15 Bronze Bronze

Grand Prix

The World Badminton Grand Prix sanctioned by International Badminton Federation (IBF) since 1983.

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2005 Chinese Taipei Open South Korea Lee Hyun-il 13–15, 5–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2002 Korea Open China Lin Dan 7–1, 3–7, 3–7, 5–7 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2001 Hong Kong Open Thailand Boonsak Ponsana 7–2, 4–7, 8–7, 7–8, 7–3 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner

BWF International Challenge/Series

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2010 Singapore International South Korea Hong Seung-ki 17–21, 12–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2009 Singapore International Indonesia Fauzi Adnan 21–9, 21–12 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2007 Korea International Japan Kenichi Tago 21–15, 18–21, 21–10 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2005 Malaysia Satellite Malaysia Yogendran Krishnan 15–6, 7–15, 15–6 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2005 Thailand Satellite South Korea Lee Hyun-il 15–5, 15–3 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1999 Norwegian International South Korea Hwang Sun-ho 13–15, 15–10, 15–13 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
  BWF International Challenge tournament
  BWF International Series tournament

Record Against Selected Opponents

Includes results against Super Series finalists, World Championships semifinalists, and Olympic quarterfinalists.

References

  1. ^ "셔틀콕 메카로 유명한 밀양 지키는 손승모 감독" (in Korean). The Dong-a Ilbo. Retrieved 2 January 2018.
  2. ^ "'Losing to Hidayat in 2004 Olympic final still hurts' - Shon Seung-Mo". Sportskeeda. Retrieved 2 January 2018.
  3. ^ "Seung-Mo Shon". International Olympic Committee. Retrieved 2 January 2018.
  4. ^ "Son Seung-Mo". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 2 January 2018.