Further Personal Information
Sport Specific Information
|Why this sport?
||"I came from a badminton family, both my parents are ex-national and provincial players and it is through my family that I picked up the sport."
|Club / Team
||Singapore Badminton Association: Singapore
|Name of coach
|Coach from which country?
||"I love shopping." (teamsingapore.com.sg, 07 Jan 2012)
|Sporting philosophy / motto
||"The Singapore Spirit is unity as a
team, always." (teamsingapore.com.sg, 07 Jan 2012)
|Awards and honours
||In 2010 she and Shinta Mulia Sari became the first doubles pair from Singapore to win the Singapore Open. (redsports.sg, 22 Jul 2010; sportsguide.sg, 17 Jul 2011)
Whilst competing at the junior level in 2008 she and Mingtian Fu claimed Singapore's first ever doubles gold medal at the world junior championships. (redsports.sg, 22 Jul 2010; sportsguide.sg, 17 Jul 2011)
||Her parents Yao Yi Ping and Gu Xiao Jing were both international badminton players. (Guangzhou, 07 Nov 2010)