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Linda Zetchiri (Bulgarian: Линда Зечири) (born July 27, 1987) is a badminton player from Bulgaria. She competed at the 2015 Baku European Games and 2016 Rio Olympics.[3][4] She was the bronze medallists at the 2005 European Junior and 2012 European Championships.[5][6] She is one of the leading Bulgarian players in the sport.[7]

Linda Zetchiri
Personal information
Birth nameLinda Zetchiri
Country Bulgaria
Born (1987-07-27) 27 July 1987 (age 32)[1]
Sofia, Bulgaria
Height1.63 m (5 ft 4 in)
Weight56 kg (123 lb)
Women's singles
Highest ranking26[2] (11 July 2012)
Current ranking64 (30 April 2019)
BWF profile

AchievementsEdit

European ChampionshipsEdit

Women's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2012 Telenor Arena, Karlskrona, Sweden   Tine Baun 13–21, 14–21   Bronze

European Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Girls' singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2005 De Maaspoort, Den Bosch, Netherlands   Jeanine Cicognini 5–11, 5–11   Bronze

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
2013 Bitburger Open   Nichaon Jindapon 13–21, 13–21   Runner-up
2008 Dutch Open   Yao Jie 14–21, 13–21   Runner-up
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/SeriesEdit

Women's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2019 Brazil International   Lianne Tan 21–17, 12–21, 4–13 Retired   Runner-up
2015 Czech Open   Kirsty Gilmour 16–21, 14–21   Runner-up
2015 Hellas International   Fontaine Mica Chapman 9–21, 6–14 Retired   Runner-up
2015 Austrian International   Cheung Ngan Yi 16–21, 8–21   Runner-up
2015 Iran Fajr International   Neslihan Yiğit 21–19, 21–14   Winner
2014 Welsh International   Beatriz Corrales 21–10, 13–21, 13–21   Runner-up
2014 Kharkiv International   Ozge Bayrak 10–11, 11–5, 3–11, 11–8, 11–5   Winner
2014 Hellas International   Chloe Magee 21–13, 21–13   Winner
2013 Bulgaria Eurasia Open   Stefani Stoeva 16–21, 18–21   Runner-up
2013 Hellas International   Nicole Schaller 21–14, 21–19   Winner
2013 Cyprus International   Carissa Turner 21–15, 21–19   Winner
2012 Norwegian International   Sashina Vignes Waran 21–18, 11–21, 17–21   Runner-up
2012 Portugal International   Beatriz Corrales 15–21, 15–21   Runner-up
2011 Norwegian International   Chloe Magee 21–19, 21–14   Winner
2011 Bulgarian International   Neslihan Yigit 21–18, 21–14   Winner
2010 Turkey International   Judith Meulendijks 21–19, 18–21, 15–21   Runner-up
2009 Bulgarian International   Petya Nedelcheva 14–21, 8–19 Retired   Runner-up
2009 Banuinvest International   Petya Nedelcheva 9–21, 17–21   Runner-up
2008 Slovenian International   Lianne Tan 21–15, 21–15   Winner
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ BWA Profile
  2. ^ BFA Ranking
  3. ^ "Athletes: Linda Zetchiri". Baku 2015. Retrieved 12 August 2017.
  4. ^ "Rio 2016: Bulgaria's Olympic hopefuls". Bulgarian National Radio. Retrieved 12 August 2017.
  5. ^ "European Junior Championships, Individuals". Badminton Europe. Retrieved 12 August 2017.
  6. ^ "Зечири остана с бронз от Европейското по бадминтон" (in Bulgarian). bTV Новините. Retrieved 12 August 2017.
  7. ^ 7sport editors (16 April 2014). "Вести". 7sport.net. Retrieved 21 June 2015.CS1 maint: extra text: authors list (link)