Badminton player who first appeared in the Olympics in 2008, in Beijing.
She started playing badminton in 1997, at the age of 10, and took three crown titles in 1998 at the U.S. Junior National Championships.
She won three gold medals at the 2007 Pan American Games in Rio de Janeiro, in singles, doubles, and mixed doubles.
She grew up in Orange, California, where her family stayed throughout her career.
She made her Olympic debut at the 2008 games, in which American swimmer Michael Phelps dominated the headlines.