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Mariya Mitsova (Bulgarian: Мария Мицова; born 21 November 1996) is a Bulgarian badminton player.[1] Mitsova represented her country at the 2014 Summer Youth Olympics in Nanjing, China.[2] In 2016, she became the runner-up at the Croatian International tournament in the mixed doubles event partnered with Alex Vlaar.[3] She won two titles at the Hellas International tournament in the women's singles and doubles event.[4] She was part of the national team that won the silver medal at the 2016 European Women's Team Championships in Kazan, Russia.[5]

Mariya Mitsova
Personal information
Country Bulgaria
Born (1996-11-21) 21 November 1996 (age 22)
Ruse, Bulgaria
Height1.69 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight56 kg (123 lb)
Women's singles & doubles
Highest ranking63 (WS 2 November 2017)
29 (WD 13 April 2017)
60 (XD 13 August 2019)
BWF profile

AchievementsEdit

BWF International Challenge/SeriesEdit

Women's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2019 Bulgarian Open   Neslihan Yigit 9–21, 14–21   Runner-up
2019 Hellas International   Katrin Neudolt 21–16, 21–8   Winner
2018 Hungarian International   Neslihan Yiğit 14–21, 8–21   Runner-up
2018 Croatian International   Iben Bergstein 22–20, 22–20   Winner
2017 Bulgarian International   Maja Pavlinić 21–10, 21–3   Winner
2017 Hellas Open   Neslihan Yiğit 14–21, 21–17, 15–21   Runner-up
2016 Hellas International   Olivia Meunier 21–7, 21–9   Winner

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Estonian International   Petya Nedelcheva   Delphine Delrue
  Léa Palermo
21–12, 21–16   Winner
2016 Italian International   Petya Nedelcheva   Anastasia Chervyakova
  Olga Morozova
18–21, 17–21   Runner-up
2016 Hungarian International   Petya Nedelcheva   Gabriella Bøje
  Cecilie Sentow
11–6, 11–6, 11–5   Winner
2016 Czech International   Petya Nedelcheva   Lauren Smith
  Sarah Walker
12–21, 18–21   Runner-up
2016 Slovak Open   Petya Nedelcheva   Vladyslava Lesnaya
  Darya Samarchants
11–5, 11–4, 11–3   Winner
2016 Bulgaria International   Petya Nedelcheva   Cemre Fere
  Neslihan Kılıç
15–21, 19–21   Runner-up
2016 Hellas International   Petya Nedelcheva   Annabella Jäger
  Vanessa Seele
21–11, 21–9   Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2019 Hellas International   Alex Vlaar   Miłosz Bochat
  Magdalena Świerczyńska
10–21, 23–21, 21–17   Winner
2019 Portugal International   Alex Vlaar   Chang Ko-chi
  Lee Chih-chen
12–21, 14–21   Runner-up
2018 Bulgarian International   Alex Vlaar   Ashith Surya
  Pranjal Prabhu Chimulkar
21–15, 21–10   Winner
2018 Bulgarian Open   Alex Vlaar   Anton Kaisti
  Inalotta Suutarinen
21–17, 17–21, 21–16   Winner
2018 Hellas International   Dimitar Yanakiev   Michael Roe
  Jessica Hopton
24–22, 21–14   Winner
2016 Croatian International   Alex Vlaar   Zvonimir Đurkinjak
  Matea Čiča
18–21, 11–21   Runner-up
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament
     BWF Future Series tournament

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Players: Mariya Mitsova". bwfbadminton.com. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 9 October 2016.
  2. ^ "БАДМИНТОН: МАРИЯ МИЦОВА" (in Bulgarian). Bulgarian Olympic Committee. Retrieved 22 April 2018.
  3. ^ "Мария Мицова и Алекс Флаар със сребро в Загреб". viasport.bg (in Bulgarian). S Media. Retrieved 21 January 2017.
  4. ^ "Мария Мицова с две титли в Гърция". viasport.bg (in Bulgarian). S Media. Retrieved 21 January 2017.
  5. ^ "Мария Мицова пред Nbox: Целя се все по-високо" (in Bulgarian). NBox.bg. Retrieved 22 April 2018.

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