Alina Davletova

Alina Ilgizarovna Davletova (Russian: Алина Ильгизаровна Давлетова; born 17 July 1998) is a Russian badminton player. She won the mixed doubles title at the European Junior Championships in 2017 and at the European Championships in 2021.

Alina Davletova
Алина Давлетова
Personal information
Birth nameAlina Ilgizarovna Davletova
CountryRussia
Born (1998-07-17) 17 July 1998 (age 23)[1]
Ufa, Russia
ResidenceUfa, Russia
Height1.63 m (5 ft 4 in)[2]
Weight58 kg (128 lb)[2]
Years active2014–present
HandednessRight
Women's & mixed doubles
Highest ranking19 (WD with Ekaterina Malkova 12 March 2019)
18 (XD with Rodion Alimov 18 January 2022)
Current ranking37 (WD with Ekaterina Malkova), 19 (XD with Rodion Alimov) (12 April 2022)
BWF profile

CareerEdit

Davletova who was born in Ufa, started to playing badminton at aged nine. She joined the national team in 2013, and made a debut in 2014.[3] She crowned as mixed doubles champion at the 2016 Bulgaria International tournament, the first senior international title in her career.[4] Davletova who still in the junior age group, was the mixed doubles gold medalist at the 2017 European Junior Championships partnered with Rodion Alimov, made them as the first Russian player to win that category.[5] At the same year, she and Alimov also won the bronze medal at the 2017 Summer Universiade in Taipei.[6] At the 2019 Minsk European Games, she clinched the bronze medal in the women's doubles event partnered with Ekaterina Bolotova.[7] Davletova and Alimov became the first Russians winning the European Championships in mixed doubles, doing so in 2021.[8]

In January 2022, Davletova and Rodion Alimov had to withdraw from the India Open mixed doubles semifinals match after Alimov was tested positive of COVID-19.[9]

AchievementsEdit

European GamesEdit

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2019 Falcon Club, Minsk, Belarus   Ekaterina Bolotova   Selena Piek
  Cheryl Seinen
21–18, 20–22, 14–21   Bronze

European ChampionshipsEdit

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2021 Palace of Sports, Kyiv, Ukraine   Rodion Alimov   Marcus Ellis
  Lauren Smith
11–21, 21–16, 21–15   Gold

Summer UniversiadeEdit

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Taipei Gymnasium, Taipei, Taiwan   Rodion Alimov   Wang Chi-lin
  Lee Chia-hsin
14–21, 13–21   Bronze

European Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Centre Sportif Régional d'Alsace, Mulhouse, France   Rodion Alimov   Alexander Dunn
  Eleanor O'Donnell
21–16, 21–14   Gold

BWF World Tour (1 title)Edit

The BWF World Tour, which was announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018,[10] is a series of elite badminton tournaments sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF). The BWF World Tours are divided into levels of World Tour Finals, Super 1000, Super 750, Super 500, Super 300 (part of the HSBC World Tour), and the BWF Tour Super 100.[11]

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Level Partner Opponent Score Result
2019 Syed Modi International Super 300   Rodion Alimov   Marcus Ellis
  Lauren Smith
21–18, 21–16   Winner

BWF Grand Prix (1 runner-up)Edit

The BWF Grand Prix had two levels, the Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold. It was a series of badminton tournaments sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) and played between 2007 and 2017.

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Scottish Open   Ekaterina Bolotova   Selena Piek
  Cheryl Seinen
21–15, 15–21, 11–21   Runner-up
  BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
  BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/Series (12 titles, 4 runners-up)Edit

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Hungarian International   Ekaterina Bolotova   Elena Komendrovskaja
  Maria Shegurova
21–13, 21–19   Winner
2017 Italian International   Ekaterina Bolotova   Alexandra Bøje
  Sara Lundgaard
21–18, 21–11   Winner
2018 Estonian International   Ekaterina Bolotova   Jessica Hopton
  Jenny Moore
21–10, 21–10   Winner
2018 Hungarian International   Ekaterina Bolotova   Emma Karlsson
  Johanna Magnusson
21–14, 21–9   Winner
2018 Italian International   Ekaterina Bolotova   Julie Finne-Ipsen
  Mai Surrow
21–13, 14–21, 21–13   Winner
2019 Azerbaijan International   Ekaterina Bolotova   Chloe Birch
  Lauren Smith
18–21, 12–21   Runner-up
2019 Italian International   Ekaterina Bolotova   Gabriela Stoeva
  Stefani Stoeva
11–21, 14–21   Runner-up

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 Bulgarian International   Rodion Alimov   Andrei Ivanov
  Ksenia Evgenova
Walkover   Winner
2016 Turkey International   Rodion Alimov   Melih Turgut
  Fatma Nur Yavuz
19–21, 14–21   Runner-up
2017 Estonian International   Rodion Alimov   Anatoliy Yartsev
  Evgeniya Kosetskaya
21–8, 21–19   Winner
2017 Hungarian International   Rodion Alimov   Soren Gravholt
  Louise Eriksson
25–23, 21–16   Winner
2018 White Nights   Rodion Alimov   Jason Wong
  Citra Putri Sari Dewi
21–14, 21–19   Winner
2018 Hungarian International   Rodion Alimov   Joel Eipe
  Mette Poulsen
10–21, 21–19, 10–21   Runner-up
2018 Italian International   Rodion Alimov   Evgenij Dremin
  Evgenia Dimova
21–13, 21–16   Winner
2019 White Nights   Rodion Alimov   Sam Magee
  Chloe Magee
21–16, 13–21, 21–16   Winner
2019 Dubai International   Rodion Alimov   Kim Sa-rang
  Kim Ha-na
22–20, 21–16   Winner
  BWF International Challenge tournament
  BWF International Series tournament
  BWF Future Series tournament

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Давлетова Алина Ильгизаровна" (in Russian). Стадион. Retrieved 28 June 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Athlete: Davletova Alina". Minsk 2019. Retrieved 28 June 2019.
  3. ^ "Players: Alina Davletova". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 18 September 2016.
  4. ^ "Azurmendi Executes Revenge". Badminton People. Retrieved 22 January 2017.
  5. ^ "Алимов/Давлетова — победители первенства Европы". Национальная Федерация Бадминтона России (in Russian). Retrieved 2 April 2018.
  6. ^ "Уфимские бадминтонисты Родион Алимов и Алина Давлетова – бронзовые призеры Всемирной летней Универсиады-2017". Новости Уфы и Республики Башкортостан: GTRK.TV (in Russian). Retrieved 2 April 2018.
  7. ^ "Russia Day in Minsk". Russian Olympic Committee. 30 June 2019. Retrieved 14 July 2019.
  8. ^ Bech, Rasmus (2 May 2021). "Fairy tale breakthrough". Badminton Europe. Retrieved 2 May 2021.
  9. ^ Paul, Koulshik (15 January 2022). "India Open 2022: Russian Mixed Doubles Shuttler Rodion Alimov Withdraws After Testing COVID Positive". Outlook India. Retrieved 20 January 2022.
  10. ^ Alleyne, Gayle (19 March 2017). "BWF Launches New Events Structure". Badminton World Federation. Archived from the original on 1 December 2017. Retrieved 29 November 2017.
  11. ^ Sukumar, Dev (10 January 2018). "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. Archived from the original on 13 January 2018. Retrieved 15 January 2018.

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