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Larisa Griga (Ukrainian: Лариса Грига; born 31 May 1984 in Dnipropetrovsk) is a female badminton player from Ukraine.[1][2] She competed at the 2008 and 2012 Olympic Games.[3]

Larisa Griga
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Personal information
Birth nameLarisa Valeriïvna Griga
Country Ukraine
Born (1984-05-31) 31 May 1984 (age 35)
Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine
ResidenceUppsala, Sweden
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight65 kg (143 lb)
HandednessRight
CoachSemenuta V
PG Jonsson
Makhnovskiy Gennadiy
Women's singles & doubles
Highest ranking29 (WS) 11 Aug 2011
330 (WD) 14 mar 2013
BWF profile

She played at the 2005 World Badminton Championships in Anaheim and reached the second round (lost to 2nd seed Xie Xingfang of China).[4]

As a part of the BC Amersfoort team Griga reached the final of the European Cup 2007 held in Amersfoort. Together with Lotte Bruil-Jonathans, Yao Jie, Dicky Palyama and Eric Pang the final was lost against the team of NL Primorje. In the semi finals they were too strong for CB Rinconada. Since the autumn of 2008, Griga is playing for the club Fyrisfjädern in Uppsala, Sweden.

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AchievementsEdit

European Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Girls' singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2003 Esbjerg, Denmark   Nanna Brosolat Jensen 11–9, 11–9   Gold

BWF Grand PrixEdit

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

Women's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2008 Russian Open   Ella Diehl 10–21, 21–17, 12–21   Runner-up
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/SeriesEdit

Women's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2011 Belgian International   Olga Konon 12–21, 13–21   Runner-up
2011 Polish Open   Yuka Kusunose 21–15, 21–16   Winner
2010 Norwegian International   Olga Konon 17–21, 7–21   Runner-up
2010 Kharkiv International   Maria Ulitina 21–14, 17–21, 21–13   Winner
2008 Italian International   Juliane Schenk 21–15, 13–21, 17–21   Runner-up
2008 Norwegian International   Zhang Xi 18–21, 15–21   Runner-up
2008 Dutch International   Yu Wakita 21–19, 21–19   Winner
2007 Norwegian International   Juliane Schenk 12–21, 17–21   Runner-up
2007 Belgian International   Elizabeth Cann 21–15, 16–21, 21–18   Winner
2007 North Shore City International   Nguyen Nhung Le Ngoc 21–19, 21–14   Winner
2007 Victorian International   Ragna Ingolfsdottir 21–11, 21–10   Winner
2007 Dutch International   Kati Tolmoff 21–12, 15–21, 20–22   Runner-up

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2003 Le Volant d'Or de Toulouse   Elena Nozdran   Kamila Augustyn
  Nadieżda Kostiuczyk
10–15, 2–15   Runner-up
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Players: Larisa Griga". bwfbadminton.com. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 23 October 2016.
  2. ^ "Larysa Hryha". www.sports-reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 23 October 2016.
  3. ^ "Larisa Griga". www.olympic.org. International Olympic Committee. Retrieved 23 October 2016.
  4. ^ "Chinese top seeds Lin and Zhang advance". www.dawn.com. DAWN. Retrieved 23 October 2016.

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