Eliana-ruobing Zhang pumps her fist as she competes in a red Team Canada jerseyThomas Skrlj/COC
Thomas Skrlj/COC

Eliana Zhang


  • Was a mixed doubles quarterfinalist at the 2022 Pan American Championships with Adam Dong 
  • At the 2017 Junior Pan American Championships, won U17 singles silver and U19 mixed doubles bronze 
  • Won bronze U19 bronze in singles and mixed doubles at the 2019 Junior Pan American Championships 
  • Reached the singles quarterfinals at the 2023 US Open for her highest finish at the BWF World Tour event 

A Little More About Eliana

Getting into the Sport: Started playing badminton at age 7 and began competing at 9… Biggest role model in the sport is Chinese Taipei Olympian Tai Tzu Ying because of her creativity and ability to have a big smile on her face during an intense game… Outside Interests: Enjoys listening to music and playing piano… Would like to pursue a career as an orthodontist… Odds and Ends: Like to wake up early and go for a jog in the morning of competition days. Has a good luck bracelet she always wears… Favourite motto: “Your thoughts create your reality”…

Palmarès international

BWF World Junior Championships: 2018 - R64 (doubles) BPA Pan American Championships: 2022 - QF (mixed) BPA Pan American Junior Championships: 2019 - BRONZE (singles), BRONZE (mixed); 2017 - BRONZE (mixed)