Sang Yang

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Sang Yang
Personal information
Birth name桑洋
CountryChina
Born (1982-07-17) 17 July 1982 (age 38)
Zhejiang, China
Height1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight78 kg (172 lb)
Retired22 March 2007
HandednessRight
EventMen's & mixed doubles
Medal record
Men's badminton
Representing  China
World Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2003 Birmingham Men's doubles
Thomas Cup
Gold medal – first place 2004 Jakarta Men's team
World Junior Championships
Gold medal – first place 2000 Guangzhou Boys' doubles
Gold medal – first place 2000 Guangzhou Mixed doubles
Gold medal – first place 2000 Guangzhou Mixed team
Asian Junior Championships
Gold medal – first place 1998 Kuala Lumpur Boys' team
Gold medal – first place 1999 Yangon Boys' doubles
Gold medal – first place 2000 Kyoto Boys' doubles
Gold medal – first place 2000 Kyoto Boys' team
Silver medal – second place 1999 Yangon Boys' singles
Silver medal – second place 1999 Yangon Boys' team
Silver medal – second place 2000 Kyoto Mixed doubles
BWF profile

Sang Yang (Chinese: , Sāng Yáng; born: 17 July 1982) is a retired Chinese badminton player and former Olympian from Zhejiang.

Career[edit]

Sang started representing China in the junior tournament, and at the 1998 and 2000 Asian Junior Championships, he helped the boys' team clinched the gold medal.[1][2] He won the individual medals captured the boys' doubles gold and boys' singles silver in 1999,[3] and also boys' doubles gold and mixed doubles silver in 2000.[4] At the 2000 World Junior Championships, he won three gold medals in the boys' doubles, mixed doubles and team event.[5]

Sang won the 2003 Indonesia Open in the men's doubles with partner Zheng Bo. In 2004 they defeated Denmark's Jens Eriksen and Martin Lundgaard in the Thomas Cup final to clinch the deciding third point for the Chinese team.[6]

Sang competed for China in badminton at the 2004 Summer Olympics also in men's doubles with Zheng Bo. They had a bye in the first round and defeated Chan Chong Ming and Chew Choon Eng of Malaysia in the second. In the quarterfinals, Sang and Zheng lost 7-15, 11-15 to Korea's Kim Dong-moon and Ha Tae-kwon who went on to win the gold medal.[7]

Sang retired on 22 March 2007, because of an injury.[8]

Achievements[edit]

World Championships[edit]

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2003 National Indoor Arena, Birmingham, England China Zheng Bo Denmark Lars Paaske
Denmark Jonas Rasmussen
6–15, 8–15 Bronze Bronze

World Junior Championships[edit]

Boys' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2000 Tianhe Gymnasium, Guangzhou, China China Zheng Bo China Cao Chen
China Xie Zhongbo
7–5, 7–5, 2–7, 7–5 Gold Gold

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2000 Tianhe Gymnasium, Guangzhou, China China Zhang Yawen China Zheng Bo
China Wei Yili
7–3, 7–0, 8–6 Gold Gold

Asian Junior Championships[edit]

Boys' singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
1999 National Indoor Stadium – 1, Yangon, Myanmar China Xiao Li 15–9, 13–15, 6–15 Silver Silver

Boys' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1999 National Indoor Stadium – 1, Yangon, Myanmar China Chen Yu Indonesia Hendri Kurniawan Saputra
Indonesia Wandri Kurniawan Saputra
15–6, 15–2 Gold Gold
2000 Nishiyama Park Gymnasium, Kyoto, Japan China Zheng Bo South Korea Jung Jae-sung
South Korea Lee Jae-jin
17–16, 11–15, 15–12 Gold Gold

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2000 Nishiyama Park Gymnasium, Kyoto, Japan China Zhang Yawen China Zheng Bo
China Wei Yili
Walkover Silver Silver

IBF World Grand Prix[edit]

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

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2003 Indonesia Open China Zheng Bo Thailand Tesana Panvisvas
Thailand Pramote Teerawiwatana
16–17, 17–15, 15–5 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2004 Korea Open China Zheng Bo Indonesia Luluk Hadiyanto
Indonesia Alven Yulianto
12–15, 12–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

IBF International[edit]

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2002 French International China Zheng Bo China Cheng Rui
China Wang Wei
7–8, 1–7, 3–7 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2002 French International China Zhao Tingting China Zheng Bo
China Zhang Yawen
0–7, 4–7, 8–7, 7–3, 6–8 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Asian Juniors:Chinese Depth Sinks Malaysian Boys and Korean Girls". New Shuttlenws. Retrieved 24 April 2018.
  2. ^ "中国囊括亚洲青年羽毛球锦标赛七项冠军" (in Chinese). Sina Sports. Retrieved 24 April 2018.
  3. ^ "Asian Junior Championships: China Takes Four Of Five". New Shuttlenws. Retrieved 24 April 2018.
  4. ^ "我羽球小將囊括亞青賽桂冠" (in Chinese). People's Daily. Retrieved 24 April 2018.
  5. ^ "Chinese Juniors Sweep Badminton Titles". People's Daily. Retrieved 24 April 2018.
  6. ^ "Sang Yang". China Internet Information Center. Retrieved 24 April 2018.
  7. ^ "Badminton men's doubles results". BBC Sport. Retrieved 24 April 2018.
  8. ^ "羽毛球世界冠军桑洋退役 昔男双蛟龙将执教鞭". sports.163.com (in Chinese). 23 March 2007. Archived from the original on 11 April 2018. Retrieved 4 October 2020.

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