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Airi Mikkelä (born 5 April 1993) is a Finnish badminton player. She started playing badminton at 8 years old, then in 2009, she joined Finnish national badminton team.[1][2] In 2010, she participated at the 2010 Youth Olympic Games in Singapore. In 2014, she won Iceland International tournament in women's singles event. In 2015, she became the runner-up of Mauritius and Mexico international tournament. In 2016, she won Peru International Series and became the runner-up of Iceland International tournament.[3]

Airi Mikkelä
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Personal information
Birth nameAiri Mikkelä
Country Finland
Born (1993-04-05) 5 April 1993 (age 26)
Vantaa, Finland
Height1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
HandednessRight
Women's singles
Highest ranking48 (22 June 2017)
Current ranking102 (18 June 2019)
BWF profile

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AchievementsEdit

BWF Grand PrixEdit

The BWF Grand Prix has two levels, the BWF Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold. It is a series of badminton tournaments sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) since 2007.

Women's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2016 Brasil Open   Beatriz Corrales 13–21, 11–21   Runner-up
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/SeriesEdit

Women's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2019 Mauritius International   Thet Htar Thuzar 10–21, 19–21   Runner-up
2016 Peru International Series   Nanna Vainio 21–13, 21–17   Winner
2016 Iceland International   Julie Dawall Jakobsen 21–19, 15–21, 16–21   Runner-up
2015 Internacional Mexicano   Telma Santos 15–21, 19–21   Runner-up
2015 Mauritius International   Nanna Vainio 16–21, 11–21   Runner-up
2014 Iceland International   Akvile Stapusaityte 21–14, 18–21, 21–11   Winner
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament
     BWF Future Series tournament

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Players: Airi MIKKELA". bwfbadminton.com. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 22 August 2016.
  2. ^ "Airi MIKKELA Full Profile". bwf.tournamentsoftware.com. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 22 August 2016.
  3. ^ "Airi Mikkelä". rio.sulkapallo.fi (in Finnish). Badminton Finland. Retrieved 22 August 2016.

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