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Alesia Mikhaylovna Zaitsava (Belarusian: Алеся Міхайлаўна Зайцава, Russian: Алеся Михайловна Зайцева; born 14 August 1985) is a Belarusian badminton player.[1] She competed for Belarus at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the women's singles event, but did not advance to the knock-out stage after being defeated by Petya Nedelcheva of Bulgaria and Adriyanti Firdasari of Indonesia in the group stage.[2][3] She started playing badminton in 1993, and became part of the Belarusian national badminton team in 1996.[1]

Alesia Zaitsava
Personal information
Nickname(s)Aleska
Birth nameAlesia Mikhaylovna Zaitsava
Country Belarus
Born (1985-08-14) 14 August 1985 (age 34)
Brest, Belarus
Height1.62 m (5 ft 4 in)
Weight60 kg (132 lb)
CoachViktar Konakh
Women's singles & doubles
Highest ranking72 (WS 14 March 2013)
78 (WD 2 November 2017)
58 (XD 24 March 2011)
BWF profile

AchievementsEdit

BWF International Challenge/SeriesEdit

Women's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2018 Egypt International   Thet Htar Thuzar Walkover   Runner-up
2018 Latvia International   Kristin Kuuba 10–21, 16–21   Runner-up
2016 Latvia International   Elena Komendrovskaja 17–21, 15–21   Runner-up
2016 Croatian International   Elena Komendrovskaja 13–21, 19–21   Runner-up
2015 Lithuanian International   Yvonne Li 14–21, 14–21   Runner-up
2014 Lithuanian International   Anna Narel 19–21, 19–21   Runner-up
2012 Slovak Open   Natalya Voytsekh 21–17, 21–13   Winner
2012 Bulgaria Hebar Open   Stefani Stoeva 21–17, 18–21, 21–10   Winner
2009 Slovak Open   Gustiani Megawati 17–21, 21–19, 21–10   Winner

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Egypt International   Anastasiya Cherniavskaya   Sanyogita Ghorpade
  Prajakta Sawant
21–17, 21–18   Winner
2016 Latvia International   Anastasiya Cherniavskaya   Ksenia Evgenova
  Maria Shegurova
21–16, 10–21, 7–21   Runner-up

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 Bahrain International   Artyom Savatyugin   Tan Yip Jiun
  Yang Li Lian
17–21, 10–21   Runner-up
2010 Slovak Open   Aliaksei Konakh   Jacco Arends
  Selena Piek
15–21, 14–21   Runner-up
2010 Kharkiv International   Aliaksei Konakh   Valeriy Atrashchenkov
  Elena Prus
19–21, 16–21   Runner-up
2009 Slovak Open   Aliaksei Konakh   Mark Philip Winther
  Karina Sorensen
21–18, 9–21, 13–21   Runner-up
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament
     BWF Future Series tournament

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Players: Alesia Zaitsava". bwfbadminton.com. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 2 January 2017.
  2. ^ "Alesia Zaitsava". www.olympic.org. International Olympic Committee. Retrieved 2 January 2017.
  3. ^ "Alesya Zaytseva". www.sports-reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 2 January 2017.

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