Yim Kyung-jin
Personal information
CountrySouth Korea
Born (1978-04-23) 23 April 1978 (age 45)
Height1.62 m (5 ft 4 in)
Weight56 kg (123 lb)
HandednessLeft
EventWomen's & mixed doubles
Medal record
Women's badminton
Representing  South Korea
Sudirman Cup
Gold medal – first place 2003 Eindhoven Mixed team
Uber Cup
Bronze medal – third place 2000 Kuala Lumpur Women's team
Asian Games
Silver medal – second place 1998 Bangkok Mixed doubles
Silver medal – second place 1998 Bangkok Women's team
Asian Championships
Gold medal – first place 2000 Jakarta Women's doubles
Bronze medal – third place 1998 Bangkok Women's doubles
East Asian Games
Gold medal – first place 1997 Busan Mixed doubles
Silver medal – second place 1997 Busan Women's team
World Junior Championships
Bronze medal – third place 1996 Silkeborg Girls' doubles
BWF profile

Yim Kyung-jin (Korean임경진; born 23 April 1978; also known as Yim Jae-eun) is a South Korean badminton player.[1] Yim was crowned as the women's doubles champion at the 2000 Asian Championships partnered with Lee Hyo-jung.[2] She and Lee also competed at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia.[3][4]

Achievements

Asian Games

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1998 Thammasat Gymnasium 2,
Bangkok, Thailand
South Korea Lee Dong-soo South Korea Kim Dong-moon
South Korea Ra Kyung-min
6–15, 8–15 Silver Silver

Asian Championships

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1998 Nimibutr Stadium,
Bangkok, Thailand
South Korea Chung Jae-hee China Qin Yiyuan
China Tang Hetian
5–15, 5–15 Bronze Bronze
2000 Istora Senayan,
Jakarta, Indonesia
South Korea Lee Hyo-jung Indonesia Etty Tantri
Indonesia Minarti Timur
15–8, 15–13 Gold Gold

East Asian Games

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1997 Pukyong National University Gymnasium,
Busan, South Korea
South Korea Lee Dong-soo China Yang Ming
China Zhang Jin
15–11, 15–7 Gold Gold

World Junior Championships

Girls' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1996 Silkeborg Hallerne,
Silkeborg, Denmark
South Korea Chung Jae-hee China Gao Ling
China Yang Wei
15–12, 10–15, 11–15 Bronze Bronze

IBF World Grand Prix

The World Badminton Grand Prix was sanctioned by the International Badminton Federation from 1983 to 2006.

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1997 Chinese Taipei Open South Korea Park Soo-yun Japan Haruko Matsuda
Japan Yoshiko Iwata
15–12, 15–8 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2003 Thailand Open South Korea Lee Hyo-jung China Zhao Tingting
China Wei Yili
9–11, 11–5, 6–11 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

BWF International

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1999 Hungarian International South Korea Lee Hyo-jung South Korea Jung Yeon-kyung
South Korea Kim So-yeon
15–9, 15–13 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1999 Australian International South Korea Chung Jae-hee South Korea Ra Kyung-min
South Korea Lee Hyo-jung
16–17, 15–6, 3–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1999 Norwegian International South Korea Lee Hyo-jung South Korea Jung Yeon-kyung
South Korea Kim So-yeon
15–7, 15–3 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2002 Malaysia Satellite South Korea Chung Jae-hee South Korea Jung Yeon-kyung
South Korea Lee Kyung-won
11–2, 3–11, 11–8 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2010 Singapore International South Korea Lee Se-rang Indonesia Jenna Gozali
Indonesia Aprilsasi Putri Lejarsar Variella
21–19, 21–12 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1999 Hungarian International South Korea Kim Yong-hyun South Korea Yim Bang-eun
South Korea Lee Hyo-jung
5–15, 15–9, 15–3 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1999 Norwegian International South Korea Kim Yong-hyun Denmark Ove Svejstrup
Denmark Britta Andersen
9–15, 15–8, 15–9 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2010 Singapore International South Korea Lee Jae-jin Hong Kong Yohan Hadikusumo Wiratama
Hong Kong Tse Ying Suet
13–21, 19–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

References

  1. ^ "Players: Yim Kyung Jin". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 15 March 2018.
  2. ^ "女복식 임경진-이효정組 아시아배드민턴 정상에" (in Korean). JoongAng Ilbo. Retrieved 15 March 2018.
  3. ^ "Kyung-Jin Yim". International Olympic Committee. Retrieved 15 March 2018.
  4. ^ "Olympic Women's Badminton". Getty Images. Retrieved 15 March 2018.