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An Se Young, South Korea

Updated: Apr 20, 2022

An Se-young is a South Korean badminton player who was awarded as 2019 BWF Most Promising Player of the Year. Young won 9 Gold and 5 Silver medals in BWF World Tour Tournaments.

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Born in Feb 2002

Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)

Young received the Rookie Award at the Coca-Cola Sports Awards in the Republic of Korea in 2020. She was named 2019 Most Promising Player of the Year by the Badminton World Federation. She received the Rising Star Award at the 2017 Korean Women's Sports Grand Awards. In 2016 and 2017 she was given an Excellence Award by the Badminton Korea Association.

In 2018, Young was selected to join the national team and became the first junior high school student in the Korean national team.


Sudirman Cup

2021 Vantaa Team Bronze

Uber Cup

2018 Bangkok Women's team Bronze

2020 Aarhus Women's team Bronze

2020 Manila Women's Team Silver

2018 Manila Women's Team Bronze

2017 Yogyakarta Mixed team Bronze

2017 Jakarta Mixed team Gold

Young bagged victory at the Korea Open Badminton Championships 2022, becoming the first home player to win the women's singles at the event in seven years.

BWF Tournaments

2019 New Zealand Open Gold

2019 Canada Open Gold

2019 Hyderabad Open Silver

2019 Akita Masters Gold

2019 French Open Gold

2019 Korea Masters Gold

2020 Thailand Masters Silver

2021 Denmark Open Silver

2021 Indonesia Masters Gold

2021 Indonesia Open Gold

2021 BWF World Tour Finals Gold

2022 All England Open Silver

2022 Korea Ope Gold

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