Wang Chen (badminton player)

Infobox Badminton player


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birth_name = 王晨
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event = Women Singles
country = HKG
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handedness = Right
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date_of_current_ranking = November 1, 2007
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Wang Chen (Chinese: 王晨; Pinyin: Wáng Chén; born 21 June 1976) is a female badminton player from Hong Kong.

She is married to the Chinese badminton player Zheng Yumin.

Career

2004 Summer Olympics

Wang played badminton at the 2004 Summer Olympics. In women's singles, she defeated Lorena Blanco of Peru and Yao Jie of the Netherlands in the first two rounds. In the quarterfinals, Wang lost to Zhang Ning of the People's Republic of China 9-11, 11-6, 11-7.

2006

She won the gold medal at the 2006 Asian Games in women's singles.

2007

In 2007 she played at the World Championships and won the silver medal. She was defeated in the final by Zhu Lin, of China, 8-21, 12-21.

2008 Summer Olympics

Wang competed at the 2008 Summer Olympics. She was seeded fourth going into the competition. She defeated Eva Sládeková of Slovakia, 21-7, 21-7 to advance to the third round. There she lost to Saina Nehwal of India, 19-21, 21-11, 11-21.


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