Wang Zhiyi
王祉怡
Wang Zhiyi with her silver medal of the 2018 Summer Youth Olympics
Personal information
CountryChina
Born (2000-04-29) 29 April 2000 (age 21)
Shashi, Jingzhou, Hubei, China
Height1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight65 kg (143 lb)
Women's singles
Highest ranking16 (10 March 2020)
Current ranking16 (26 October 2021)
BWF profile

Wang Zhiyi (Chinese: 王祉怡; pinyin: Wáng Zhǐyí; born 29 April 2000) is a Chinese badminton player from Shashi, Jingzhou, in Hubei province.[1] She started her career as a badminton player by trained in Jingzhou sports school. She went to the Hubei provincial training centre in 2009, and was selected to join team in 2013. In 2016, Wang joined the national team, and became the national second team in 2017.[2] She was the girls' singles champion at the 2018 Asian Junior Championships, also helps the national team clinched the mixed team title.[1] Wang represented her country competed at the 2018 Summer Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and clinched the girls' singles silver.[3]

Achievements

Youth Olympic Games

Girls' singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2018 Tecnópolis, Buenos Aires, Argentina Malaysia Goh Jin Wei 21–16, 13–21, 19–21
Silver

World Junior Championships

Girls' singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2018 Markham Pan Am Centre, Markham, Canada Malaysia Goh Jin Wei 9–21, 13–21
Bronze

Asian Junior Championships

Girls' singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2018 Jaya Raya Sports Hall Training Center, Jakarta, Indonesia China Zhou Meng 21–19, 21–8
Gold

BWF World Tour (3 titles, 1 runner-up)

The BWF World Tour, which was announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018,[4] 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.[5]

Women's singles

Year Tournament Level Opponent Score Result
2019 Canada Open Super 100 South Korea An Se-young 15–21, 20–22 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2019 U.S. Open Super 300 South Korea Kim Ga-eun 21–18, 21–19 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2019 Indonesia Masters Super 100 Thailand Porntip Buranaprasertsuk 20–22, 21–15, 21–13 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2019 Dutch Open Super 100 Russia Evgeniya Kosetskaya 21–14, 21–18 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner

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

Women's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2017 China International China Cai Yanyan 9–11, 13–10, 11–9, 7–11 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2018 Malaysia International Malaysia Lee Ying Ying 21–10, 22–24, 21–14 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2019 Austrian Open Thailand Porntip Buranaprasertsuk 21–18, 21–10 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2019 Belarus International China Zhang Yiman 18–21, 21–9, 21–8 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2019 Malaysia International Japan Asuka Takahashi 12–21, 21–17, 21–16 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
  BWF International Challenge tournament
  BWF International Series tournament

BWF Junior International (4 titles)

Girls' singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2017 Korea Junior International China Wei Yaxin 21–12, 21–12 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2018 Dutch Junior International China Wei Yaxin 21–15, 21–5 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2018 Jaya Raya Junior International China Zhou Meng 21–15, 21–16 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2018 Banthongyord Junior International Thailand Phittayaporn Chaiwan 21–19, 21–16 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
  BWF Junior International Grand Prix tournament
  BWF Junior International Challenge tournament
  BWF Junior International Series tournament
  BWF Junior Future Series tournament

References

  1. ^ a b "骄傲!荆州又诞生一位体坛冠军,她才18岁!". Sohu (in Chinese). 25 July 2018. Retrieved 19 November 2018.
  2. ^ "荆州籍羽毛球新星闪耀亚洲 市教体局上门送祝福". Jingzhou City Department of Education and Sports (in Chinese). 2 August 2018. Retrieved 19 November 2018.
  3. ^ "王祉怡:永不"祉"步 "怡"于拼搏 "王"者归来". Central China Normal University (in Chinese). 24 October 2018. Retrieved 19 November 2018.
  4. ^ 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.
  5. ^ Sukumar, Dev (10 January 2018). "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. Archived from the original on 13 January 2018. Retrieved 15 January 2018.