Yu Yang (badminton)

Yu Yang (badminton)

Infobox Badminton player

playername = Yu Yang
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date_of_birth = birth date and age|1986|4|7
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event = Women's & Mixed doubles
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current_ranking = 5 (in WD)
8 (in XD)
date_of_current_ranking = August 23, 2007
country = CHN
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bwf_id = 51667

Yu Yang (zh-sp|s=于洋|p=Yu Yang, born April 7, 1986 in Haicheng, Liaoning) is a female badminton player from the People's Republic of China.


Yu won the bronze medal in the 2006 IBF World Championships in women's doubles with Du Jing. They were defeated in semifinals by Gao Ling and Huang Sui of China, 21-18, 20-22, 17-21.

The following year they also played at the 2007 BWF World Championships. They were seeded #5 and were defeated in the second round by a walkover. In mixed dobles she played with He Hanbin, seeded #7, and lost in the third round against Robert Mateusiak and Nadiezda Kostiuczyk of Poland. In 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, Yu and Du Jing won the gold medal in women's doubles.

External links

* [http://www.internationalbadminton.org/playerinfo.asp?playerid=51667 BWF Player Profile]

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