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Zheng Yumin
郑昱闽
Personal information
CountryChina
Born (1967-08-14) 14 August 1967 (age 55)
Fujian, China
Height1.8 m (5 ft 11 in)
HandednessRight
EventDoubles
Medal record
Men's badminton
Representing  China
Sudirman Cup
Bronze medal – third place 1989 Jakarta Mixed team
Bronze medal – third place 1991 Copenhagen Mixed team
Thomas Cup
Gold medal – first place 1990 Tokyo Men's team
Bronze medal – third place 1992 Kuala Lumpur Men's team
Asian Games
Gold medal – first place 1990 Beijing Men's team
Bronze medal – third place 1990 Beijing Mixed doubles
Asian Championships
Gold medal – first place 1989 Shanghai Men's team
Silver medal – second place 1993 Hong Kong Men's team
Silver medal – second place 1992 Kuala Lumpur Men's doubles
Asian Cup
Bronze medal – third place 1991 Jakarta Men's doubles
BWF profile

Zheng Yumin (Chinese: 郑昱闽, born 14 August 1967) is a former Chinese badminton player.[1]

Career

Zheng Yumin, born in Fujian, is the younger brother of Zheng Yuli, a former top level player who won medals in World championships and World Cup. Yumin specialised in doubles. In 1988, pairing with Lin Liwen, he won the championship in the first Youth Games. Afterwards, he entered the national team and paired with Zhejiang player Huang Zhanzhong in the men's doubles. In the 1990 Asian Games, Zheng/Huang both won the mixed team Gold Medal. In addition, Zheng won a bronze medal in Individual event with Shi Fangjing in mixed doubles. In the 1993 Asian Championships, Zheng Yumin suddenly fainted during a team match with the Indonesian team in the final. He was later diagnosed with a heart attack. After the National Games at the end of the year, Zheng immediately hung up. After retiring, Zheng Yumin was linked by her brother-in-law Yang Yang and went to Malaysia to teach for a few years. After that, he and his sister's family came to Australia to settle. In 1999, he and Wang Chen came together. Although they were 9 years apart, they finally came together and got engaged in Australia. In 2002, they moved to Hong Kong together, Wang Chen represented Hong Kong in international competitions, and Zheng Yumin became the coach of the Hong Kong men's team. In 2006, after Wang Chen won the Asian Games women's singles championship, the two talents made up a four-year postponed wedding.[2]

Achievements

Asian Games

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1990 Beijing Gymnasium, Beijing, China China Shi Fangjing Indonesia Eddy Hartono
Indonesia Verawaty Fadjrin
16–18, 12–15
Bronze
Bronze

Asian Championships

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1992 Cheras Indoor Stadium, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia China Huang Zhanzhong Malaysia Jalani Sidek
Malaysia Razif Sidek
4–15, 6–15
Silver
Silver

Asian Cup

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1991 Istora Senayan, Jakarta, Indonesia China Huang Zhanzhong Indonesia Ricky Subagja
Indonesia Rexy Mainaky
4–15, 8–15
Bronze
Bronze

IBF World Grand Prix

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

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1989 China Open China Huang Zhanzhong Malaysia Jalani Sidek
Malaysia Razif Sidek
15–9, 14–17, 12–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1991 Finnish Open China Huang Zhanzhong China Chen Hongyong
China Chen Kang
15–10, 12–15, 12–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1991 Singapore Open China Huang Zhanzhong South Korea Park Joo-bong
South Korea Kim Moon-soo
2–15, 4–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1991 Denmark Open China Huang Zhanzhong South Korea Park Joo-bong
South Korea Kim Moon-soo
15–10, 15–9 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1991 China Open China Huang Zhanzhong China Tian Bingyi
China Li Yongbo
8–15, 10–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1991 Hong Kong Open China Huang Zhanzhong South Korea Shon Jin-hwan
South Korea Lee Sang-bok
15–7, 8–15, 11–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1991 World Grand Prix Finals China Huang Zhanzhong Malaysia Jalani Sidek
Malaysia Razif Sidek
10–15, 15–12, 15–18 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1992 Hong Kong Open China Huang Zhanzhong Indonesia Rexy Mainaky
Indonesia Ricky Subagja
13–15, 10–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1992 Thailand Open China Huang Zhanzhong Indonesia Rexy Mainaky
Indonesia Ricky Subagja
9–15, 15–12, 11–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1993 Korea Open China Huang Zhanzhong Denmark Jon Holst-Christensen
Denmark Thomas Lund
5–15, 15–10, 15–8 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1990 Thailand Open China Wu Yuhong South Korea Chung Myung-hee
South Korea Park Joo-bong
3–15, 3–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

IBF International

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1996 Australian International China Zheng Yushen Hong Kong Chow Kin Man
Hong Kong Ma Che Kong
15–11, 13–15, 10–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

References

  1. ^ "Profile:Zheng Yumin". bwfbadminton.com. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 16 December 2020.
  2. ^ 韬, 张 (18 August 2007). "王晨老公:主要给她一些建议 决赛关键在于心态". sports.sohu.com. Retrieved 16 December 2020.