Yu Jinhao
Personal information
CountryChina
Born (1975-11-12) 12 November 1975 (age 46)
Guangzhou, Guangdong, China
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight65 kg (143 lb)
HandednessRight
Men's doubles
Highest ranking5 (January 1999)
Medal record
Men's badminton
Representing  China
Sudirman Cup
Gold medal – first place 1999 Copenhagen Mixed team
Thomas Cup
Silver medal – second place 2000 Kuala Lumpur Men's team
Bronze medal – third place 1998 Hong Kong Men's team
Asian Games
Silver medal – second place 1998 Bangkok Men's team
Bronze medal – third place 1998 Bangkok Men's doubles
World Junior Championships
Bronze medal – third place 1992 Jakarta Boys' doubles
BWF profile

Yu Jinhao (Chinese: 余锦豪, born 12 November 1975 in Guangzhou) is a former Chinese badminton player. Yu joined the national team in 1997.[1] He was part of the Chinese men's team that won the silver medal at the 1998 Asian Games in Bangkok, Thailand, and also won the bronze medal in the men's doubles event partnered with Liu Yong. He was ranked world No. 5 in the men's doubles in January 1999.[2] Teamed with Chen Qiqiu, they competed at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia.[3] At the age of 25, due to injuries and other reasons, he left the national team. He works as a teacher in Yuyan Middle School and is a member of the Guangzhou CPPCC.

Achievements

Asian Games

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1998 Thammasat Gymnasium 2,
Bangkok, Thailand
China Liu Yong Indonesia Rexy Mainaky
Indonesia Ricky Subagja
10–15, 11–15
Bronze
Bronze

World Junior Championships

Boys' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1992 Istora Senayan,
Jakarta, Indonesia
China Liu Yong Indonesia Kusno
Indonesia Amon Santoso
Bronze
Bronze

IBF World Grand Prix

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

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
1994 Russian Open China Chen Gang 13–18, 13–18 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1999 Thailand Open China Chen Qiqiu Denmark Michael Søgaard
Denmark Jim Laugesen
15–11, 15–13 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1998 Malaysia Open China Liu Yong Indonesia Tony Gunawan
Indonesia Halim Haryanto
15–6, 5–15, 11–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1998 Swiss Open China Liu Yong China Zhang Wei
China Zhang Jun
15–17, 7–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

References

  1. ^ "人物简介 余锦豪" (in Chinese). Sina Sports. Retrieved 28 March 2018.
  2. ^ "余锦豪" (in Chinese). China Central Television. Retrieved 28 March 2018.
  3. ^ "羽毛球-中国男双选手余锦豪、陈其遒在悉尼训练" (in Chinese). Sina Sports. Retrieved 28 March 2018.