Wang Yilyu
王懿律
2013 US Open Badminton Championships - Wang Yilu.jpeg
Personal information
CountryChina
Born (1994-11-08) 8 November 1994 (age 27)
Jiaxing, Zhejiang, China
ResidenceBeijing, China
Height1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)[1]
Weight70 kg (154 lb)[1]
HandednessRight
Men's & mixed doubles
Highest ranking10 (MD with Huang Kaixiang 15 June 2017)
1 (XD with Huang Dongping 12 April 2018)
Current ranking4 (XD with Huang Dongping 3 May 2022)
Medal record
Men's badminton
Representing  China
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 2020 Tokyo Mixed doubles
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 2018 Nanjing Mixed doubles
Bronze medal – third place 2019 Basel Mixed doubles
Sudirman Cup
Gold medal – first place 2019 Nanning Mixed team
Gold medal – first place 2021 Vantaa Mixed team
Thomas Cup
Gold medal – first place 2018 Bangkok Men's team
Silver medal – second place 2020 Aarhus Men's team
Asian Games
Gold medal – first place 2018 Jakarta–Palembang Men's team
Bronze medal – third place 2018 Jakarta–Palembang Mixed doubles
Asian Championships
Gold medal – first place 2018 Wuhan Mixed doubles
Gold medal – first place 2019 Wuhan Mixed doubles
Silver medal – second place 2017 Wuhan Men's doubles
Silver medal – second place 2022 Manila Mixed doubles
Bronze medal – third place 2017 Wuhan Mixed doubles
Bronze medal – third place 2018 Wuhan Men's doubles
Summer Universiade
Silver medal – second place 2015 Gwangju Men's doubles
Silver medal – second place 2015 Gwangju Mixed team
World Junior Championships
Gold medal – first place 2012 Chiba Mixed team
Bronze medal – third place 2012 Chiba Boys' doubles
Bronze medal – third place 2012 Chiba Mixed doubles
Asian Junior Championships
Silver medal – second place 2012 Gimcheon Mixed doubles
Silver medal – second place 2012 Gimcheon Mixed team
BWF profile

Wang Yilyu (Chinese: 王懿律; pinyin: Wáng Yìlǜ; Mandarin pronunciation: [wǎŋ.î lŷ]; born 8 November 1994), sometimes also transliterated as Wang Yilu, Wang Yilv or Wang Yilü, is a Chinese badminton player.[2][3] He is the reigning mixed doubles Olympic Champion, and was two times mixed doubles Asian Champions winning in 2018 and 2019.

Career

Wang competed at the 2020 Summer Olympics partnered with Huang Dongping as 2nd seeds. The duo won a gold medal after beating their compatriot Zheng Siwei and Huang Yaqiong in the finals in a close rubber game.[4][5] Wang played at the 2021 Sudirman Cup in Vantaa, Finland, and was part of China squad that lifted the Sudirman Cup trophy.[6]

Achievements

Olympic Games

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2020 Musashino Forest Sport Plaza, Tokyo, Japan China Huang Dongping China Zheng Siwei
China Huang Yaqiong
21–17, 17–21, 21–19
Gold medal.svg
Gold

BWF World Championships

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 Nanjing Youth Olympic Sports Park,
Nanjing, China
China Huang Dongping China Zheng Siwei
China Huang Yaqiong
17–21, 19–21
Silver
Silver
2019 St. Jakobshalle,
Basel, Switzerland
China Huang Dongping Thailand Dechapol Puavaranukroh
Thailand Sapsiree Taerattanachai
16–21, 16–21
Bronze
Bronze

Asian Games

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 Istora Gelora Bung Karno,
Jakarta, Indonesia
China Huang Dongping Hong Kong Tang Chun Man
Hong Kong Tse Ying Suet
20–22, 21–19, 21–23
Bronze
Bronze

Asian Championships

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Wuhan Sports Center Gymnasium,
Wuhan, China
China Huang Kaixiang China Li Junhui
China Liu Yuchen
14–21, 12–21
Silver
Silver
2018 Wuhan Sports Center Gymnasium,
Wuhan, China
China Huang Kaixiang China Li Junhui
China Liu Yuchen
17–21, 21–14, 10–21
Bronze
Bronze

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Wuhan Sports Center Gymnasium,
Wuhan, China
China Huang Dongping Thailand Dechapol Puavaranukroh
Thailand Sapsiree Taerattanachai
19–21, 16–21
Bronze
Bronze
2018 Wuhan Sports Center Gymnasium,
Wuhan, China
China Huang Dongping Indonesia Tontowi Ahmad
Indonesia Liliyana Natsir
21–17, 21–17
Gold
Gold
2019 Wuhan Sports Center Gymnasium,
Wuhan, China
China Huang Dongping China He Jiting
China Du Yue
21–11, 13–21, 23–21
Gold
Gold
2022 Muntinlupa Sports Complex,
Metro Manila, Philippines
China Huang Dongping China Zheng Siwei
China Huang Yaqiong
17–21, 8–21
Silver
Silver

Summer Universiade

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 Hwasun Hanium Culture Sports Center,
Hwasun, South Korea
China Zhang Wen South Korea Kim Gi-jung
South Korea Kim Sa-rang
16–21, 20–22
Silver
Silver

BWF World Junior Championships

Boys' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2012 Chiba Port Arena,
Chiba, Japan
China Liu Yuchen Hong Kong Lee Chun Hei
Hong Kong Ng Ka Long
10–21, 11–21
Bronze
Bronze

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2012 Chiba Port Arena,
Chiba, Japan
China Huang Yaqiong Indonesia Alfian Eko Prasetya
Indonesia Shella Devi Aulia
21–12, 19–21, 12–21
Bronze
Bronze

Asian Junior Championships

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2012 Gimcheon Indoor Stadium,
Gimcheon, South Korea
China Huang Dongping South Korea Choi Sol-gyu
South Korea Chae Yoo-jung
21–17, 23–25, 21–23
Silver
Silver

BWF World Tour (7 titles, 12 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]

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Level Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 Malaysia Open Super 750 China Huang Dongping China Zheng Siwei
China Huang Yaqiong
19–21, 18–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2018 Japan Open Super 750 China Huang Dongping China Zheng Siwei
China Huang Yaqiong
19–21, 8–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2018 Fuzhou China Open Super 750 China Huang Dongping China Zheng Siwei
China Huang Yaqiong
15–21, 21–11, 19–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2018 Hong Kong Open Super 500 China Huang Dongping Japan Yuta Watanabe
Japan Arisa Higashino
18–21, 14–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2018 BWF World Tour Finals World Tour Finals China Huang Dongping China Zheng Siwei
China Huang Yaqiong
23–21, 16–21, 21–18 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2019 India Open Super 500 China Huang Dongping Indonesia Praveen Jordan
Indonesia Melati Daeva Oktavianti
21–13, 21–11 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2019 Malaysia Open Super 750 China Huang Dongping China Zheng Siwei
China Huang Yaqiong
17–21, 13–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2019 Australian Open Super 300 China Huang Dongping Indonesia Praveen Jordan
Indonesia Melati Daeva Oktavianti
21–15, 21–8 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2019 Indonesia Open Super 1000 China Huang Dongping China Zheng Siwei
China Huang Yaqiong
13–21, 18–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2019 Japan Open Super 750 China Huang Dongping Indonesia Praveen Jordan
Indonesia Melati Daeva Oktavianti
21–17, 21–16 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2019 Thailand Open Super 500 China Huang Dongping Japan Yuta Watanabe
Japan Arisa Higashino
24–22, 23–21 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2019 China Open Super 1000 China Huang Dongping China Zheng Siwei
China Huang Yaqiong
17–21, 21–15, 16–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2019 Denmark Open Super 750 China Huang Dongping Indonesia Praveen Jordan
Indonesia Melati Daeva Oktavianti
18–21, 21–16, 19–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2019 Fuzhou China Open Super 750 China Huang Dongping China Zheng Siwei
China Huang Yaqiong
21–14, 21–13 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2019 BWF World Tour Finals World Tour Finals China Huang Dongping China Zheng Siwei
China Huang Yaqiong
14–21, 14–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2020 Malaysia Masters Super 500 China Huang Dongping China Zheng Siwei
China Huang Yaqiong
19–21, 12–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2020 Indonesia Masters Super 500 China Huang Dongping China Zheng Siwei
China Huang Yaqiong
9–21, 9–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2022 All England Open Super 1000 China Huang Dongping Japan Yuta Watanabe
Japan Arisa Higashino
19–21, 19–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2022 Korea Masters Super 300 China Huang Dongping China Ou Xuanyi
China Huang Yaqiong
21–17, 21–17 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner

BWF Superseries (1 title, 1 runner-up)

The BWF Superseries, which was launched on 14 December 2006 and implemented in 2007,[9] was a series of elite badminton tournaments, sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF). BWF Superseries levels were Superseries and Superseries Premier. A season of Superseries consisted of twelve tournaments around the world that had been introduced since 2011.[10] Successful players were invited to the Superseries Finals, which were held at the end of each year.

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Korea Open China Huang Dongping Indonesia Praveen Jordan
Indonesia Debby Susanto
17–21, 18–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2017 Japan Open China Huang Dongping Japan Takuro Hoki
Japan Sayaka Hirota
21–13, 21–8 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
  Superseries tournament
  Superseries Premier tournament
  Superseries Finals tournament

BWF Grand Prix (5 titles, 5 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.

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 China Masters China Zhang Wen China Kang Jun
China Liu Cheng
13–21, 16–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2014 Bitburger Open China Zhang Wen Denmark Kim Astrup
Denmark Anders Skaarup Rasmussen
21–14, 21–10 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2015 China Masters China Zhang Wen China Li Junhui
China Liu Yuchen
15–21, 21–19, 12–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2015 Brasil Open China Zhang Wen China Huang Kaixiang
China Zheng Siwei
24–22, 10–21, 14–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2017 Thailand Masters China Huang Kaixiang Chinese Taipei Lu Ching-yao
Chinese Taipei Yang Po-han
21–19, 21–23, 21–16 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 U.S. Open China Huang Yaqiong Hong Kong Lee Chun Hei
Hong Kong Chau Hoi Wah
8–21, 14–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2014 India Grand Prix Gold China Huang Yaqiong China Huang Kaixiang
China Chen Qingchen
21–18, 21–14 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2014 China Masters China Xia Huan China Lu Kai
China Huang Yaqiong
12–21, 14–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2016 Swiss Open China Chen Qingchen Thailand Bodin Isara
Thailand Savitree Amitrapai
19–21, 21–16, 21–15 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2017 China Masters China Huang Dongping Chinese Taipei Liao Min-chun
Chinese Taipei Chen Hsiao-huan
21–14, 21–10 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
  BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
  BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/Series (4 titles)

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 China International China Zhang Wen Chinese Taipei Liao Chi-hung
Chinese Taipei Liao I-liang
21–14, 21–12 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2015 China International China Zhang Wen China Li Junhui
China Liu Yuchen
21–10, 22–20 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2016 China International China Zhang Wen China Wang Sijie
China Zhu Junhao
21–9, 21–15 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 China International China Ou Dongni China Zhang Wen
China Xia Huan
21–18, 15–21, 21–19 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
  BWF International Challenge tournament
  BWF International Series tournament

References

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