Iris Wang

USA Badminton

Wang

Iris Wang

 

Event:                          Women’s Singles and Women’s Doubles

Doubles Partner:          Rena Wang

Height:                         5’ 2”/1.6 meters

Weight:                        107 lbs./48.6 kg

Birthdate:                     1994

Birthplace:                   Pasadena, Calif.

Hometown:                   Arcadia, Calif.

Current Residence:       Arcadia, Calif.

Coach:                         Tony Gunawan

 

Personal:

Iris Wang is the daughter of Raymond and Dora Wang…She has one sister, Rena, with whom she competes in women’s doubles…Is currently a senior at Arcadia High School in Arcadia, Calif. and will graduate in Spring 2012…Has participated in badminton, cross country and track and field during high school…Speaks English, Mandarin and Cantonese…Hobbies include reading, listening to music and playing video games…On her i-Pod she has a variety of music including pop, hip-hop, alternative, acoustic, folk and oldies…Her favorite movie is White Chicks and her favorite television shows are Make It or Break It and My Wife and Kids…Lists her older sister Rena as her role model because she “sets a good example, is smart and is kind to everyone”…When asked what makes her a unique and special person, she responded:  “I’m straight forward, simple, vivacious person who brings good energy to those around me.  I like to joke around and just have a good time.  I’m very persistent and passionate, so when I want something, I put my whole heart and all my effort into it.”

 

Competition Record:

 

2011 Results:

2011 United States Pan American Games Badminton Team Member

World Badminton Championships in London, England, Women’s Doubles (Rena Wang), Second Round

Russian Grand Prix Badminton Championships, Women’s Doubles (Rena Wang), Bronze

Peru International Badminton Championships, Women’s Doubles (Rena Wang), Silver

 

2010 Results:

Uber Cup Team Member

Guatemala International Badminton Championships, Women’s Doubles (Rena Wang), Bronze

Brazil International Badminton Championships, Women’s Doubles (Rena Wang), Silver

Pan American Badminton Championships, Women’s Doubles (Rena Wang), Bronze