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Mihail Popov (Bulgarian: Михаил Попов; born 16 April 1976) is a former Bulgarian badminton player, and later represented France.[1] He represented Bulgaria at the 2000 Summer Olympics in the men's singles and doubles event.[2] He now works as a Bulgarian national badminton coach.[3] Popov had won seven Bulgarian National Championships title, 3 in the singles event, and four in the men's doubles event partnered with Svetoslav Stoyanov.[4] In France, he clinched two times men's doubles national title in 2004 partnered with Manuel Dubrulle, and in 2007 with Stoyanov.[5]

Mihail Popov
Personal information
Country France
Born (1976-04-16) 16 April 1976 (age 43)
Sofia, Bulgaria
ResidenceParis, France
Height1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight72 kg (159 lb)
HandednessRight
EventMen's singles & doubles
BWF profile

AchievementsEdit

IBF World Grand PrixEdit

The World Badminton Grand Prix sanctioned by International Badminton Federation (IBF) since 1983.

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2000 Polish Open   Svetoslav Stoyanov   Chang Kim Wai
  Hong Chieng Hun
15–13, 5–15, 5–15   Runner-up

IBF InternationalEdit

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
1996 Romanian International   Jasen Borisov 15–5, 18–13   Winner
1992 Bulgarian International   Anatoliy Skripko 5–15, 3–15   Runner-up

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2006 Cyprus International   Svetoslav Stoyanov   Jacob Chemnitz
  Mikkel Delbo Larsen
14–21, 13–21   Runner-up
2006 Belgian International   Svetoslav Stoyanov   Imanuel Hirschfeld
  Imam Sodikin
19–21, 13–21   Runner-up
2005 Irish International   Svetoslav Stoyanov   Michael Fuchs
  Roman Spitko
9–15, 15–5, 15–9   Winner
2005 Scottish International   Svetoslav Stoyanov   Imam Sodikin
  Andy Hartono Tandaputra
14–17, 15–10, 7–15   Runner-up
2005 Hungarian International   Svetoslav Stoyanov   Jürgen Koch
  Peter Zauner
5–15, 9–15   Runner-up
2005 Bulgarian International   Svetoslav Stoyanov   Daniel Glaser
  Joakim Hansson
15–4, 15–1   Winner
2004 Irish International   Bertrand Gallet   Ruben Gordown Khosadalina
  Aji Basuki Sindoro
10–15, 6–15   Runner-up
2003 Irish International   Manuel Dubrulle   Vincent Laigle
  Svetoslav Stoyanov
5–15, 8–15   Runner-up
2003 Czech International   Manuel Dubrulle   Thomas Røjkjær Jensen
  Tommy Sørensen
15–10, 15–3   Winner
2002 Le Volant d'Or de Toulouse   Manuel Dubrulle   Vincent Laigle
  Svetoslav Stoyanov
4–15, 2–15   Runner-up
2001 BMW International   Manuel Dubrulle   Michael Lamp
  Michael Søgaard
3–7, 7–5, 4–7   Runner-up
2001 La Chaux-de-Fonds International   Manuel Dubrulle   Vincent Laigle
  Svetoslav Stoyanov
4–7, 2–7, 1–7   Runner-up
2001 Croatian International   Manuel Dubrulle   Vincent Laigle
  Svetoslav Stoyanov
2–7, 4–7, 6–8   Runner-up
2001 Welsh International   Manuel Dubrulle   Vincent Laigle
  Svetoslav Stoyanov
2–7, 7–5, 3–7   Runner-up
2001 Czech International   Manuel Dubrulle   Vincent Laigle
  Svetoslav Stoyanov
7–3, 7–3, 7–1   Winner
2000 Croatian International   Svetoslav Stoyanov   Michał Łogosz
  Robert Mateusiak
16–17, 15–13, 12–15   Runner-up
2000 Dutch International   Svetoslav Stoyanov   Michał Łogosz
  Robert Mateusiak
11–15, 15–9, 15–9   Winner
1999 Le Volant d'Or de Toulouse   Svetoslav Stoyanov   Kristof Hopp
  Thomas Tesche
15–5, 11–15, 15–10   Winner
1999 Czech International   Svetoslav Stoyanov   Christian Mohr
  Joachim Tesche
15–12, 15–10   Winner
1999 Austrian International   Svetoslav Stoyanov   Kristof Hopp
  Thomas Tesche
9–15, 15–6, 15–4   Winner
1998 Irish International   Svetoslav Stoyanov   Graham Hurrell
  Peter Jeffrey
15–11, 8–15, 15–6   Winner
1998 Le Volant d'Or de Toulouse   Svetoslav Stoyanov   Manuel Dubrulle
  Vincent Laigle
15–12, 6–15, 15–11   Winner
1998 La Chaux-de-Fonds International   Svetoslav Stoyanov   Harald Koch
  Jürgen Koch
  Runner-up
1997 Le Volant d'Or de Toulouse   Svetoslav Stoyanov   Valeriy Strelcov
  Konstantin Tatranov
15–4, 15–4   Winner
1997 Hungarian International   Svetoslav Stoyanov   Dennis Lens
  Quinten van Dalm
9–6, 9–5, 9–4   Winner
1997 Bulgarian International   Svetoslav Stoyanov   Boris Kessov
  Ivan Sotirov
  Winner
1996 Romanian International   Luben Panov   Plamen Peev
  Svetoslav Stoyanov
15–14, 15–9   Winner
1994 Bulgarian International   Svetoslav Stoyanov   Robert Mateusiak
  Damian Pławecki
8–15, 8–15   Runner-up
1992 Bulgarian International   Svetoslav Stoyanov   Boris Kessov
  Anatoliy Skripko
15–13, 16–18, 15–7   Winner
1992 Romanian International   Svetoslav Stoyanov  
 
  Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1997 Bulgarian International   Victoria Hristova   Svetoslav Stoyanov
  Raina Tzvetkova
  Runner-up
1996 Romanian International   Victoria Hristova   Svetoslav Stoyanov
  Raina Tzvetkova
2–15, 17–14, 10–15   Runner-up

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Players: Mihail Popov". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 23 March 2018.
  2. ^ "Министър Красен Кралев: Българските бадминтонисти са в елита на Европа" (in Bulgarian). Пресклуб България. Retrieved 23 March 2018.
  3. ^ "Михаил Попов Ясни са съставите на България за европейското по бадминтон в Казан" (in Bulgarian). insport.bg: Спортни новини. Retrieved 23 March 2018.
  4. ^ "Bulgaria - Bulgarian Badminton Federation". Badminton Europe. Retrieved 23 March 2018.
  5. ^ "France - Fédération Française de Badminton". Badminton Europe. Retrieved 23 March 2018.

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