Participants

Mengyu YU

Mengyu YU
    Table Tennis
Birth Date:  18 Aug 1989
Place of Birth:  HEBEI
Country of birth:  CHN
Age:  28
Gender:   Female
Height (cm):  166
Weight (Kg):  48

Mengyu YU - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Thu, 5 Apr 9:30
Women's Team Group 1
Singapore
3
Malaysia
0
Finished
Thu, 5 Apr 16:00
Women's Team Group 1
Singapore
3
Fiji
0
Finished
Fri, 6 Apr 16:00
Women's Team Quarterfinal 1
Singapore
3
Guyana
0
Finished
Sun, 8 Apr 9:30
Women's Team Semifinal 1
Singapore
3
Australia
0
Finished
Sun, 8 Apr 18:30
Gold Medal Event Women's Team Gold Medal Match
Singapore
1
India
3
Finished
Wed, 11 Apr 13:35
Mixed Doubles Round of 32
GAO Ning/YU Mengyu
3
BERNADET Antoine/YEUNG Justina
1
Finished
Thu, 12 Apr 9:30
Women's Doubles Round of 16
FENG Tianwei/YU Mengyu
3
CUMMINGS Natalie/LOWE Trenace
0
Finished
Thu, 12 Apr 11:15
Mixed Doubles Round of 16
GAO Ning/YU Mengyu
3
YAN Xin/LAY Jian Fang
2
Finished
Thu, 12 Apr 13:10
Women's Singles Round of 16
Mengyu YU
4
Celia BAAH-DANSO
0
Finished
Thu, 12 Apr 17:15
Women's Doubles Quarterfinal 1
FENG Tianwei/YU Mengyu
3
BROMLEY Michelle/TAPPER Melissa
0
Finished
Thu, 12 Apr 20:45
Women's Singles Quarterfinal 3
Mengyu YU
4
Mouma DAS
1
Finished
Fri, 13 Apr 10:40
Mixed Doubles Quarterfinal 1
GAO Ning/YU Mengyu
3
WALKER Samuel/PAYET Denise
0
Finished
Fri, 13 Apr 11:50
Women's Doubles Semifinal 1
FENG Tianwei/YU Mengyu
3
MUKHERJEE Sutirtha/SAHASRABUDHE Pooja
0
Finished
Fri, 13 Apr 20:05
Gold Medal Event Women's Doubles Gold Medal Match
FENG Tianwei/YU Mengyu
3
BATRA Manika/DAS Mouma
0
Finished
Sat, 14 Apr 9:30
Mixed Doubles Semifinal 1
GAO Ning/YU Mengyu
3
ACHANTA Sharath/DAS Mouma
2
Finished
Sat, 14 Apr 11:30
Women's Singles Semifinal 2
Mengyu YU
4
Mo ZHANG
1
Finished
Sat, 14 Apr 19:00
Gold Medal Event Women's Singles Gold Medal Match
Manika BATRA
4
Mengyu YU
0
Finished
Sun, 15 Apr 10:15
Gold Medal Event Mixed Doubles Gold Medal Match
GAO Ning/YU Mengyu
3
PITCHFORD Liam/HO Tin-Tin
0
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights
Commonwealth Games
YearLocationEventRank
2014 Glasgow, SCO Women's Singles 2
2014 Glasgow, SCO Women's Doubles 1
2014 Glasgow, SCO Mixed Doubles QF
2014 Glasgow, SCO Women's Team 1
2010 Delhi, IND Women's Singles 2
2010 Delhi, IND Mixed Doubles QF
2010 Delhi, IND Women's Team 2

Olympic Games
YearLocationEventRank
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Women's Singles QF
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Women's Team 4

World Championships
YearLocationEventRank
2017 Dusseldorf, GER Women's Singles R64
2017 Dusseldorf, GER Women's Doubles 3
2017 Dusseldorf, GER Mixed Doubles R32
2016 Kuala Lumpur, MAS Women's Team 5
2015 Suzhou, CHN Women's Singles R16
2015 Suzhou, CHN Women's Doubles 3
2015 Suzhou, CHN Mixed Doubles R32

Hobbies

Movies, karaoke (Athlete, 4 Jul 2017)


Languages spoken: Mandarin
Coach

NATIONAL: HAO Anlin (SGP) (stta.org.sg, 1 May 2017)


Position style: Right-handed, penhold grip
Sporting relatives

Her mother represented their province in China in table tennis. (Athlete, 4 Jul 2017)


Injuries

Wrist injury in 2013. (news.asiaone.com, 24 Mar 2014) Back injury forced her out of the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon at the quarterfinals. (channelnewsasia.com, 12 Sep 2014; news.asiaone.com, 1 Oct 2014; todayonline.com, 24 Apr 2015) Back injury in April 2016 forced her to miss several tournaments. Shoulder surgery in November 2016. (straitstimes.com, 26 May 2017)


Reason: "My love for this sport started at age five when my parents encouraged me to pick up a sport." (myactivesg.com, 16 Jun 2015)
Ambition: "Prepare well for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games." (Athlete, 4 Jul 2017)
Memorable: "Participating in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games." (Athlete, 4 Jul 2017)
Hero: Swiss tennis player Roger FEDERER. "I really want to watch his matches." (Athlete, 4 Jul 2017)
Ritual: "Warm up." (Athlete, 4 Jul 2017)
Additional information

COACHING ROW
In October 2015, a coaching dispute involving YU at the Polish Open resulted in the sacking of women's national team coach JING Junhong (CHN). (channelnewsasia.com, 27 Oct 2015; channelnewsasia.com, 5 Nov 2015; todayonline.com, 30 Jan 2016)


OPPORTUNITIES
Moved from China to Singapore at age 17 to play table tennis professionally. (straitstimes.com, 24 Jul 2016)


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Legend

Gold: Gold
Silver: Silver
Bronze: Bronze
Gold Medal Event: Gold Medal Event
Bronze Medal Event: Bronze Medal Event

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