Maja Pohar

Maja Pohar Perme (born 8 April 1976) is a former Slovenian badminton player from Olimpija club.[1][2] She competed at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia.[3] Her brother Andrej Pohar also a professional badminton player, and the duo played in the mixed doubles event.[4] She won 33 times National Championships title, 10 in the women's singles, 9 in the women's doubles, and 14 in the mixed doubles event.[5]

Maja Pohar
Personal information
Country Slovenia
Born (1976-04-08) 8 April 1976 (age 44)
Ljubljana, SFR Yugoslavia
Height1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight60 kg (132 lb)
HandednessRight
EventWomen's singles & doubles
BWF profile

Pohar received her Master of Statistics and Ph.D. in University of Ljubljana.[6] She is an associate professor of Biostatistics at the Medical faculty of the University of Ljubljana and teaches both medical students as well as statistics students at masters and PhD level. As statistician, she is the co-editor of the Slovenian Medical Journal.[7]

AchievementsEdit

IBF InternationalEdit

Women's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2003 Strasbourg International     Winner
2001 Hungarian International   Petya Nedelcheva 1–7, 7–5, 5–7   Runner-up
2001 Slovenian International   Petya Nedelcheva 2–7, 7–0, 8–6, 7–2   Winner
2001 La Chaux-de-Fonds International   Natalja Esipenko 5–7, 7–2, 7–2, 7–5   Winner
2000 Hungarian International   Yoana Martínez 11–5, 11–0   Winner
2000 La Chaux-de-Fonds International   Ella Karachkova 4–11, 2–11   Runner-up
2000 Victorian International   Miyo Akao 11–7, 7–11, 11–6   Winner
2000 Strasbourg International     Winner
1999 Slovenian International   Sandra Dimbour 11–8, 11–6   Winner
1999 Romanian International   Neli Nedyalkova 11–8, 11–5   Winner
1999 Croatian International   Natalja Esipenko 11–5, 11–0   Winner
1998 Slovenian International   Joanne Muggeridge 7–11, 6–11   Runner-up
1997 Spanish International   Li Li 11–7, 11–7   Winner
1997 Slovenian International   Joanne Muggeridge 1–11, 2–11   Runner-up
1997 Czech International   Anne Gibson 9–5, 4–9, 3–9, 0–9   Runner-up
1996 Slovenian International   Sandra Dimbour 5–11, 9–12   Runner-up

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1999 Croatian International   Maja Tvrdy   Natalja Esipenko
  Natalia Golovkina
4–15, 6–15   Runner-up
1998 Slovenian International   Maja Tvrdy   Felicity Gallup
  Joanne Muggeridge
9–15, 7–15   Runner-up

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2005 Croatian International   Andrej Pohar   Hendra Wijaya
  Liu Fan Frances
11–15, 15–13, 7–15   Runner-up
2001 Hungarian International   Andrej Pohar   Daniel Glaser
  Johanna Persson
7–5, 7–1, 7–1   Winner
2001 Spanish International   Andrej Pohar   Peter Jeffrey
  Suzanne Rayappan
13–15, 7–15   Runner-up
2000 La Chaux-de-Fonds International   Andrej Pohar   Pavel Uvarov
  Ella Karachkova
8–15, 5–15   Runner-up
2000 Peru International   Andrej Pohar   Mike Beres
  Kara Solmundson
1–15, 10–15   Runner-up
2000 Strasbourg International   Andrej Pohar  
 
  Winner
1999 Slovenian International   Andrej Pohar   Marcin Rynkiewicz
  Angelika Węgrzyn
15–7, 15–3   Winner
1999 Romanian International   Andrej Pohar   Alexandr Russkikh
  Anastasia Russkikh
15–7, 15–3   Winner
1999 Austrian International   Andrej Pohar   Kenny Middlemiss
  Kirsteen McEwan
12–15, 11–15   Runner-up
1998 Slovenian International   Andrej Pohar   José Antonio Crespo
  Dolores Marco
15–2, 11–15, 15–8   Winner
1997 Hungarian International   Andrej Pohar   Norbert van Barneveld
  Lotte Jonathans
9–5, 4–9, 3–9, 5–9   Runner-up
1997 Slovak International   Andrej Pohar   Michael Lamp
  Rikke Broen
6–15, 2–15   Runner-up
1996 Spanish International   Andrej Pohar   Manuel Dubrulle
  Sandrine Lefèvre
9–15, 12–15   Runner-up
1996 Slovak International   Andrej Pohar   Lars Paaske
  Sarah Jonsson
8–15, 18–16, 15–7   Winner

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Players: Maja Pohar". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 31 March 2018.
  2. ^ "Trenerski Kader BK Olimpija" (in Slovenian). Olimpija Badmintonski Klub. Retrieved 31 March 2018.
  3. ^ "Maja Pohar". International Olympic Committee. Retrieved 31 March 2018.
  4. ^ "Maja Pohar in dvojica Pohar/Pohar mednarodna prvaka Slovenije". sport.si21.com (in Slovenian). Retrieved 31 March 2018.
  5. ^ "Slovenia - Badmintonska zveza Slovenije". Badminton Europe. Retrieved 31 March 2018.
  6. ^ "Pogovor z Majo Pohar Perme". udomacenastatistika.wordpress.com (in Slovenian). Retrieved 31 March 2018.
  7. ^ "DR Maja Pohar Perme". Aix-Marseille University. Retrieved 31 March 2018.

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