Zeng Yaqiong
曾雅琼
Personal information
Country China
Born (1976-01-08) 8 January 1976 (age 45)
Xiamen, Fujian, China[1]
Height1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
HandednessRight
EventWomen's singles & doubles
Medal record
Women's badminton
Representing  China
Asian Cup
Silver medal – second place 1996 Seoul Women's singles
East Asian Games
Gold medal – first place 1997 Busan Women's team
Bronze medal – third place 1997 Busan Women's singles
World Junior Championships
Silver medal – second place 1994 Kuala Lumpur Girls' singles
BWF profile

Zeng Yaqiong (Chinese: 曾雅琼; pinyin: Zēng Yǎqióng; born 8 January 1976) is a Chinese retired badminton player.[2] She was the girls' singles silver medalist at the 1994 World Junior Championships.[3] Zeng competed at the 1997 East Asian Games in Busan, South Korea, helps the team clinched the gold medal,[4] and won a bronze medal in the women's singles event.[5] She left the national team at the end of 1999, and went to the United Kingdom to studying English for a year. In UK, she trained in Milton Keynes, and still competing in the international tournaments.[6][7]

Achievements

Asian Cup

Women's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
1996 Olympic Gymnasium No. 2, Seoul, South Korea China Zhang Ning 11–5, 2–11, 4–11
Silver

East Asian Games

Women's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
1997 Pukyong National University Gymnasium, Busan, South Korea
Bronze

World Junior Championships

Girls' singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
1994 Kuala Lumpur Badminton Stadium, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia China Wang Chen 11–3, 5–11, 4–11
Silver

IBF World Grand Prix

The World Badminton Grand Prix sanctioned by International Badminton Federation (IBF) from 1983 to 2006.

Women's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
1995 Brunei Open China Yao Jie 5–11, 10–12 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1996 Vietnam Open China Sun Jian 11–5, 12–9 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1997 Thailand Open China Wang Chen 3–11, 6–11 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2002 Swiss Open Netherlands Mia Audina 1–7, 3–7, 2–7 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1996 Vietnam Open China Sun Jian China Zhang Jin
China Peng Xingyong
9–15, 15–12, 8–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

IBF International

Women's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
1999 Scottish International Japan Takako Ida 8–11, 1–11 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1999 Italian International China Han Jingna Walkover 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1999 BMW Open Netherlands Judith Meulendijks 11–13, 13–12, 11–1 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2002 Le Volant d'Or de Toulouse Denmark Tine Høy 11–2, 11–3 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1999 Italian International England Anthony Clark England Ian Sullivan
China Han Jingna
11–15, 7–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

References

  1. ^ "曾雅琼 Zeng Ya Qiong" (in Chinese). Badmintoncn.com. Retrieved 26 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Players: Zeng Yaqiong". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 26 March 2019.
  3. ^ "谌龙张祺出征羽球世青赛,誓为中国男队重夺男团冠军". www.bbeshop.com (in Chinese). Retrieved 26 March 2019.
  4. ^ "East Asian Games: Chinese Women Squeeze by Korea to Take Team Gold". New Shuttlenws. 14 May 1997. Retrieved 26 March 2019.
  5. ^ "East Asian Games: Korea Grabs 3 Badminton Gold Medals". New Shuttlenws. 18 May 1997. Retrieved 26 March 2019.
  6. ^ "全英羽球公开赛 中国选手穿"英国征衣"?" (in Chinese). Sina Sports. 10 March 2000. Retrieved 26 March 2019.
  7. ^ "韩国羽球公开赛 曾雅琼为何与国家队着装不同". www.wnmas.com (in Chinese). Sina Corp. 19 January 2001. Retrieved 26 March 2019.