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Marija Ulitina (Марія Улітіна, also transliterated as Maria, born 5 November 1991) is a badminton player from Ukraine and the National Champion of Ukraine.[1][2] She represented Ukraine in the 2016 Summer Olympics and proceeded to the knockout round after defeating the former world number one Saina Nehwal of India and Lohaynny Vicente of Brazil in the group stage.[3][4]

Marija Ulitina
Personal information
Country Ukraine
Born (1991-11-05) 5 November 1991 (age 27)
Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight65 kg (143 lb)
HandednessRight
CoachVictoria Semenyuta
Women's
Highest ranking47 (WS) 29 Sep 2016
42 (WD) 11 Aug 2011
97 (XD) 20 Mar 2014
BWF profile

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AchievementsEdit

BWF International Challenge/SeriesEdit

Women's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2016 Estonian International   Lianne Tan 19–21, 14–21   Runner-up
2015 Bulgarian International   Olga Konon 21–19, 16–21, 14–21   Runner-up
2015 Slovenia International   Mia Blichfeldt 17–21, 21–17, 21–12   Winner
2015 Polish Open   Karin Schnaase 19–21, 15–21   Runner-up
2014 Czech International   Michelle Li 14–21, 17–21   Runner-up
2014 Estonian International   Evgeniya Kosetskaya 16–21, 21–23   Runner-up
2013 Slovenia International   Lene Clausen 21–11, 21–12   Winner
2012 Hungarian International   Olga Golovanova 21–11, 17–21, 21–16   Winner
2010 Slovak Open   Natalya Voytsekh 21–8, 21–13   Winner
2010 Kharkiv International   Larisa Griga 14–21, 21–17, 13–21   Runner-up

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Kharkiv International   Natalya Voytsekh   Johanna Goliszewski
  Lara Kaepplein
15–21, 14–21   Runner-up
2011 Lithuanian International   Natalya Voytsekh   Anna Kobtseva
  Elena Prus
12–21, 19–21   Runner-up
2011 Estonian International   Natalya Voytsekh   Selena Piek
  Iris Tabeling
12–21, 16–21   Runner-up
2010 Slovak Open   Natalya Voytsekh   Selena Piek
  Iris Tabeling
10–21, 18–21   Runner-up
2010 Kharkiv International   Natalya Voytsekh   Anna Kobtseva
  Elena Prus
23–21, 21–12   Winner
2009 Slovak Open   Natalya Voytsekh   Maria Lykke Andersen
  Karina Sorensen
17–21, 10–21   Runner-up
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament
     BWF Future Series tournament

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ukraine". badmintoneurope.com. Badminton Europe. Retrieved 22 October 2016.
  2. ^ "Athletes: Marija Ulitina". www.baku2015.com. Baku 2015. Retrieved 22 October 2016.
  3. ^ "Saina Nehwal crashes out of Olympics, loses to Marija Ulitina 18-21, 19-21". economictimes.indiatimes.com. Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd. Retrieved 22 October 2016.
  4. ^ "Rio: Saina Nehwal suffers shock defeat, crashes out of women's singles event". www.thehindu.com. The Hindu. Retrieved 22 October 2016.

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