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06-05-2005, 03:15 AM #1
Gong Ruina says goodbye to national team
The CHINA local media report Chinese badminton star GONG Ruina say goodbye to national team.GONG Ruina 26,she hasn't qualified for the WC,she felt very very sad and decided leave national team.Now GONG Ruina in Hunan prepare for CHINA all game,after that maybe she will retire,and play moive!
Name: Ruina GONG
Date of Birth: 1979
Height: 1.70 m / 5'7"
Olympic event: Badminton
NOC code: CHN
Place of birth: Anhua, China
Weight: 60 kg / 132 lbs
Hobbies: Food, music, chatting (NOC 13/08/2004)
Club: Hunan (NOC 13/08/2004)
Athens will be the Olympic debut after being the number one-ranked player in the world on 1 May, 2004 when rankings were used to determine the 2004 Olympic competitors. (NBC Olympics 06/07/04)
ALL IN A NAME
Her given name is made up of two Chinese characters. The first, 'Rui' means very wise and clever while the second, 'na', is a feminine character used for a girl's name. An only child, her father is a lawyer and her mother is a clerk, and she left home at the age of 12 to attend a sports school. (NBC Olympics 06/07/04)
The Competition Highlights section contains the following results:
Last Olympic Cycle; Top 8 results at Olympic Games and World Championships. Top 3 results at World Grand Prix competitions.
Historical; Medals at Olympic Games and World Championships.
Rnk Event Year Venue
Winner Singles 2001 Seville, ESP
Runner-up Singles 2003 Birmingham, GBR
Semi Final Singles 1999 Copenhagen, DEN
World Grand Prix
Winner Singles 2004 Yonex All England Open
Winner Singles 2004 Swiss Open
Winner Singles 2003 Realkredit Denmark Open
Winner Singles 2002 China Open
Winner Singles 2002 Indonesia Open
Winner Singles 2001 Malaysia Open
Winner Singles 1999 Sweden Open
Winner Singles 1998 Brunei Open (she beat susi susanti)
Winner Singles 1997 Hongkong Open
Runner-up Singles 2004 Yonex Japan Open
Runner-up Singles 2003 Hong Kong Open
Runner-up Singles 2003 China Open
Runner-up Singles 2002 Realkredit Denmark Open
Runner-up Singles 2002 All England Open
Runner-up Singles 2002 Noonnoppi Korea Open
Runner-up Singles 2001 China Open
Runner-up Singles 2000 Swiss Open
Runner-up Singles 2000 Dutch Open
Semi Final Singles 2004 Proton Eon Malaysia Open
Semi Final Singles 2004 Noonnoppi Korea Open
Semi Final Singles 2003 Yonex All England Open
Semi Final Singles 2003 Yonex German Open
Semi Final Singles 2003 Proton Eon Malaysia Open
Semi Final Singles 2002 Singapore Open
Semi Final Singles 2001 All England Open
Last edited by seawell; 06-05-2005 at 03:18 AM.
06-05-2005, 03:28 AM #2
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COME BACK GONG RUINA PLEEAAAASSSSSEEEEE !!!!!
06-05-2005, 05:47 AM #3
[QUOTE=seawell]The CHINA local media report Chinese badminton star GONG Ruina say goodbye to national team.GONG Ruina 26,she hasn't qualified for the WC,she felt very very sad and decided leave national team.Now GONG Ruina in Hunan prepare for CHINA all game,after that maybe she will retire,and play moive!
HaaaaaH? why do they all wanna be Tian Liang#2 ?
06-05-2005, 10:38 AM #4Originally Posted by yannie
Let's hope she keeps in shape
06-05-2005, 07:55 PM #5Originally Posted by Syaoran_Style
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06-05-2005, 09:13 PM #6
She always seems to have a lot of strapping on her legs and elbows. Perhaps a cumulation of injuries is taking their toll.
06-05-2005, 11:52 PM #7
Sigit was all wrapped up like a mummy a few years ago but he managed to beat his injuries. Maybe Gong just runs out of motivation?!?
06-06-2005, 02:02 AM #8
aaawww....NONONONONONO!!! she is leaving the national team. i will nvr see her play again!!
06-06-2005, 04:54 AM #9Originally Posted by Pete LSD
Sad she decides to retire instead of fighting back though...
06-06-2005, 06:16 AM #10Originally Posted by Cheung
06-06-2005, 09:24 AM #11
What is happening with Gong Ruina..? now she is nr 25. on IBF's international ranking.
06-06-2005, 09:27 AM #12
At least she is still active in the badminton arena. Too bad we might not be able to see her in action for international meets.
06-06-2005, 09:32 AM #13
06-07-2005, 01:33 PM #14
It is indeed injuries taking their toll
Gong Ruina Quits National Badminton Team
Author: CRI Online
Tuesday 7 June 2005
Former world champion Gong Ruina has decided to leave the Chinese national badminton squad.
The decision came after the International Badminton Federation's latest announcement of not granting wildcards at the World Championships.
The veteran shuttler had been plagued by injuries since the Athens Olympiad and was left out from the upcoming World Championships. Therefore, she decided to leave the national team.
However, her native Hunan provincial team was not previously aware of her decision. They hoped she would reconsider her decision and remain on the national squad.
06-09-2005, 09:33 AM #15
1997 asia junior championship
won in 1997 honghong open
1999 world championship 3rd place
2001 world championship winner
2002 AE runner-up
2002 uber cup winner
2002 asia game
denmark open 2nd place
2002 China open winner
2003 in beijing
2003 world championship runner-up
2003 denmark open winner
2003 China open
2004 swiss open winner
2004 AE winner
2004 japan open
2004 uber cup
06-09-2005, 09:38 AM #16
2005 german open
2005 AE open
06-09-2005, 10:12 AM #17
Nice retrospective seawell!
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