Woon Khe Wei
Personal information
Birth nameJanice Woon Khe Wei
CountryMalaysia
Born (1989-03-18) 18 March 1989 (age 32)
Selangor, Malaysia
Height1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight60 kg (132 lb)
Years active2007–2018
HandednessLeft
Women's & mixed doubles
Career recordWD: 161 wins, 161 losses
XD: 54 wins, 56 losses
Highest ranking9 (WD with Vivian Hoo Kah Mun 19 November 2015)
BWF profile

Janice Woon Khe Wei (born 18 March 1989) is a former Malaysian badminton player in the doubles event.[1]

Career

Her regular partner was Vivian Hoo Kah Mun. Together, they had ranked as high as No. 9 worldwide. They won the gold medal at the 2014 Commonwealth Games and they also reached the quarterfinals in the 2016 Olympics.[2][3] She announced her retirement in December 2018, months after her last performance in the 2018 BWF World Championships.

Achievements

Commonwealth Games

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 Emirates Arena,
Glasgow, Scotland
Malaysia Vivian Hoo Kah Mun India Jwala Gutta
India Ashwini Ponnappa
21–17, 23–21
Gold

Asian Games

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 Gyeyang Gymnasium,
Incheon, South Korea
Malaysia Vivian Hoo Kah Mun Japan Misaki Matsutomo
Japan Ayaka Takahashi
16–21, 17–21
Bronze

Asian Championships

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2010 Siri Fort Indoor Stadium,
New Delhi, India
Malaysia Vivian Hoo Kah Mun China Pan Pan
China Tian Qing
10–21, 6–21
Silver

Southeast Asian Games

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 Wunna Theikdi Indoor Stadium,
Naypyidaw, Myanmar
Malaysia Vivian Hoo Kah Mun Indonesia Nitya Krishinda Maheswari
Indonesia Greysia Polii
21–17, 18–21, 21–17
Gold
2015 Singapore Indoor Stadium,
Singapore
Malaysia Vivian Hoo Kah Mun Malaysia Amelia Alicia Anscelly
Malaysia Soong Fie Cho
18–21, 13–21
Silver
2017 Axiata Arena,
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Malaysia Vivian Hoo Kah Mun Thailand Jongkolphan Kititharakul
Thailand Rawinda Prajongjai
21–17, 20–22, 17–21
Bronze

Asian Junior Championships

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2006 Kuala Lumpur Badminton Stadium,
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Malaysia Tan Wee Kiong South Korea Lee Yong-dae
South Korea Yoo Hyun-young
15–21, 9–21
Silver
2007 Stadium Juara,
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Malaysia Tan Wee Kiong South Korea Shin Baek-cheol
South Korea Yoo Hyun-young
21–18, 16–21, 21–12
Gold

BWF Grand Prix

The BWF Grand Prix has two levels, the BWF Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold. It is a series of badminton tournaments sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) since 2007.

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2011 Indonesia Grand Prix Gold Malaysia Vivian Hoo Kah Mun China Bao Yixin
China Zhong Qianxin
19–21, 21–19, 21–18 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2013 New Zealand Open Malaysia Vivian Hoo Kah Mun China Ou Dongni
China Tang Yuanting
15–21, 21–11, 19–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2015 Syed Modi International Malaysia Vivian Hoo Kah Mun Malaysia Amelia Alicia Anscelly
Malaysia Soong Fie Cho
20–22, 15–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2017 New Zealand Open Malaysia Vivian Hoo Kah Mun Japan Ayako Sakuramoto
Japan Yukiko Takahata
18–21, 21–16, 21–19 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
  BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
  BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/Series

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2009 Malaysia International Malaysia Chong Sook Chin Japan Rie Eto
Japan Yu Wakita
18–21, 11–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2007 Malaysia International Malaysia Tan Wee Kiong Malaysia Lim Khim Wah
Malaysia Ng Hui Lin
15–21, 14–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2009 Malaysia International Malaysia Tan Wee Kiong Malaysia Mak Hee Chun
Malaysia Ng Hui Lin
21–6, 13–21, 21–17 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2012 Malaysia International Malaysia Ong Jian Guo Indonesia Lukhi Apri Nugroho
Indonesia Annisa Saufika
21–11, 21–14 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
  BWF International Challenge tournament
  BWF International Series tournament

References

  1. ^ "WOON Khe Wei | Profile". bwfbadminton.com. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 18 March 2019.
  2. ^ "More to come from Khe Wei-Vivian after Glasgow triumph". www.thestar.com.my. The Star. Retrieved 13 May 2017.
  3. ^ "(Olympics) Japanese pair too strong for shuttlers Vivian, Khe Wei". www.nst.com.my. New Straits Times. Retrieved 13 May 2017.