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Özge Bayrak (born February 14, 1992) is a Turkish badminton player.[1] She is coached by Çağatay Taşdemir at Egospor club of Ankara Metropolis Municipality.[2] Currently, she is studying at Aksaray University.[3]

Özge Bayrak
Personal information
Country Turkey
Born (1992-02-14) February 14, 1992 (age 27)
Osmangazi, Turkey
Height1.64 m (5 ft 5 in)
Weight61 kg (134 lb)
CoachÇağatay Taşdemir
Women's singles & doubles
Highest ranking46 (WS 2 June 2016)
28 (WD 20 August 2015)
91 (XD 21 April 2011)
Current ranking57 (WS 13 August 2019)
BWF profile

She competed at various international tournaments in singles and doubles with her partner Neslihan Yiğit. At the 2013 Mediterranean Games held in Mersin, Turkey, she won the silver medal in the women's singles event, and the gold medal in the women's doubles event along with Neslihan Yiğit.[4]

In August 2014, the National Olympic Committee of Turkey named her one of the sixteen "golden" sportspeople of Turkey, who have a great chance to win a medal at the 2016 Summer Olympics. The committee decided to back up those sportspeople.[5] She won the bronze medal in the women's singles event at the 2014 European Badminton Championships in Kazan, Russia.[6][7][8]

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AchievementsEdit

European ChampionshipsEdit

Women's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2014 Gymnastics Center, Kazan, Russia   Anna Thea Madsen 10–21, 14–21[6]   Bronze

European GamesEdit

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 Baku Sports Hall, Baku, Azerbaijan   Neslihan Yiğit   Gabriela Stoeva
  Stefani Stoeva
14–21, 9–21   Bronze

Mediterranean GamesEdit

Women's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2013 Mersin University Hall, Mersin, Turkey   Neslihan Yiğit 16–21, 13–21[4]   Silver

Women's doubles

Year Venue Match Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 Mersin University Hall, Mersin, Turkey 1   Neslihan Yiğit   Karin Maran
  Xandra Stelling
21–9, 21–11   Gold
2   Maja Tvrdy
  Nika Končut
21–13, 21–16
3   Émilie Lefel
  Audrey Fontaine
21–13, 21–11

European Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Girls' singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2011 Vantaan Energia Arena, Vantaa, Finland   Carolina Marin 8–21, 15–21[9]   Bronze

BWF International Challenge/SeriesEdit

Women's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2019 Lagos International   Neslihan Yiğit 16–21, 26–24, 13–21   Runner-up
2018 Turkey International   Li Yun 21–19, 12–21, 21–17   Winner
2018 Kharkiv International   Aliye Demirbağ 20–22, 21–18, 21–14   Winner
2018 Bulgarian Open   Neslihan Yigit 19–21, 10–21   Runner-up
2017 Turkey International   Neslihan Yigit 21–17, 21–17   Winner
2016 Chile International   Neslihan Yigit 21–18, 21–14   Winner
2015 Chile International Challenge   Kristína Gavnholt 21–15, 21–19   Winner
2016 Sydney International   Pornpawee Chochuwong 11–21, 21–14, 19–21   Runner-up
2015 Lagos International   Kristína Gavnholt 22–24, 21–18, 5–21   Runner-up
2014 Turkey International   Neslihan Yigit 21–13, 14–21, 16–21   Runner-up
2014 Polish International   Panuga Riou 9–11, 11–8, 6–11, 7–11   Runner-up
2014 Kharkiv International   Linda Zechiri 11–10, 5–11, 11–3, 8–11, 5–11   Runner-up
2014 Bulgarian Eurasia Open   Petya Nedelcheva 8–11, 6–11, 7–11   Runner-up
2014 Croatian International   Mette Poulsen 25–23, 19–21, 16–21   Runner-up
2012 Uganda International   Jeanine Cicognini 14–21, 10–14 Retired[2]   Runner-up
2011 South Africa International   Telma Santos 21–19, 21–10   Winner
2011 Suriname International   Neslihan Yigit 16–21, 21–23[10]   Runner-up
2011 Turkiye Open   Anne Hald Jensen 21–14, 9–21, 18–21   Runner-up
2011 Kenya International   Oznur Caliskan 21–18, 21–11   Winner
2011 Uganda International   Telma Santos 19–21, 21–19, 19–21   Runner-up
2010 Bahrain International   Anne Hald-Jensen 15–21, 8–21   Runner-up
2010 South Africa International   Agnese Allegrini 21–14, 11–21, 10–21   Runner-up
2010 Syria International   Malvinne Ann Venice Alcala 21–18, 21–16   Winner

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Hellas Open   Cemre Fere   Bengisu Ercetin
  Nazlıcan Inci
24–26, 24–22, 21–19   Winner
2016 Turkey International   Neslihan Yiğit   Kader Inal
  Fatma Nur Yavuz
21–14, 21–16   Winner
2015 Mersin Turkey International   Neslihan Yiğit   Gabriela Stoeva
  Stefani Stoeva
19–21, 12–21   Runner-up
2015 Lagos International   Neslihan Yiğit   Pradnya Gadre
  N. Sikki Reddy
19–21, 23–21, 15–21   Runner-up
2015 White Nights   Neslihan Yiğit   Ekaterina Bolotova
  Evgeniya Kosetskaya
22–20, 13–21, 15–21   Runner-up
2015 Peru International   Neslihan Yiğit   Delphine Lansac
  Emilie Lefel
21–14, 14–21, 13–21   Runner-up
2015 Mercosul International   Neslihan Yiğit   Laura Choinet
  Teshana Vignes Waran
21–10, 21–11   Winner
2015 Iran Fajr International   Neslihan Yiğit   Joyce Choong
  Yap Cheng Wen
21–19, 21–18   Winner
2014 Turkey International   Neslihan Yiğit   Gabriela Stoeva
  Stefani Stoeva
11–21, 9–21   Runner-up
2014 Bangladesh International   Neslihan Yiğit   Pradnya Gadre
  N. Siki Reddy
10–21, 24–22, 16–21   Runner-up
2014 Bulgarian Eurasia Open   Neslihan Yiğit   Petya Nedelcheva
  Dimitria Popstoikova
11–5, 11–5, 8–11, 10–11, 11–7   Winner
2014 Hellas International   Neslihan Yiğit   Elena Komendrovskaja
  Viktoriia Vorobeva
21–7, 21–14[11]   Winner
2014 Iran Fajr International   Neslihan Yiğit   Amelia Alicia Anscelly
  Soong Fie Cho
11–21, 19–21   Runner-up
2013 Turkey International   Neslihan Yiğit   Gabriela Stoeva
  Stefani Stoeva
15–21, 8–21   Runner-up
2012 Turkey International   Neslihan Yiğit   Gabriela Stoeva
  Stefani Stoeva
21–19, 14–21, 21–23   Runner-up
2012 Bulgarian International   Neslihan Yiğit   Gabriela Stoeva
  Stefani Stoeva
9–21, 17–21   Runner-up
2012 Kharkiv International   Neslihan Yiğit   Audrey Fontaine
  Emilie Lefel
11–21, 13–21   Runner-up
2012 Uganda International   Neslihan Yiğit   Michelle Claire Edwards
  Annari Viljoen
Walkover[2]   Runner-up
2011 South Africa International   Neslihan Yiğit   Michelle Claire Edwards
  Annari Viljoen
21–10, 21–15   Winner
2011 Suriname International   Neslihan Yiğit   Crystal Leefmans
  Rugshaar Ishaak
21–3, 21–7[10]   Winner
2011 Slovak Open   Neslihan Yiğit   Selena Piek
  Iris Tabeling
7–21, 9–21   Runner-up
2011 Kenya International   Neslihan Yiğit   Michelle Claire Edwards
  Annari Viljoen
21–15, 21–19   Winner
2010 South Africa International   Oznur Calliskan   Michelle Claire Edwards
  Annari Viljoen
21–12, 21–15   Winner
2010 Syria International   Cemre Fere   Neslihan Kılıç
  Neslihan Yiğit
21–18, 13–21, 22–20   Winner
2010 Slovenian International   Ebru Tunalı   Natalia Pocztowiak
  Staša Poznanovič
17–21, 11–21   Runner-up
2009 Turkiye International   Li Shuang   Emelie Lennartsson
  Emma Wengberg
11–21, 9–21   Runner-up

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2010 Syria International   Emre Vural   Lasitha Karunathilake
  Renu Hettiarachchige
17–21, 19–21   Runner-up
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ozge Bayrak". BWF. Retrieved 2015-01-18.
  2. ^ a b c "Badmintoncular Londra yolunda ilerliyor". Hürriyet (in Turkish). 2012-02-06. Retrieved 2015-01-19.
  3. ^ "Koç Fest Üniversite Spor Oyunları'nın Tekirdağ finalleri sona erdi". Haberler (in Turkish). 2014-05-11. Retrieved 2015-01-19.
  4. ^ a b "Akdeniz Oyunlarında 2 ALTIN, 2 GÜMÜŞ Madalya" (in Turkish). Türkiye Badminton Federasyonu. Retrieved 2015-01-18.
  5. ^ Çetinbaş, İlknur (2014-08-19). "TMOK 16 'altın' çocuğunu belirledi". Anadolu News Agency (in Turkish). Retrieved 2015-01-18.
  6. ^ a b "Özge Bayrak Badmintonda Avrupa üçüncüsü". Hürriyet (in Turkish). 2014-04-28. Retrieved 2015-01-18.
  7. ^ "Bayrak creates Turkish Badminton History". Badminton Europe. 2014-04-25. Retrieved 2015-01-18.
  8. ^ "European Championships 2014 – Day 3: Bayrak Upsets Gavnholt". BWF. 2014-04-26. Retrieved 2015-01-18.
  9. ^ "Avrupa Gençler Badminton Şampiyonası -Tek Bayanlarda Özge Bayrak, Tek Erkeklerde İse Emre Lale Avrupa Üçüncüsü Oldu". Spor Haber3 (in Turkish). 2011-04-23. Retrieved 2015-01-18.
  10. ^ a b "Badmintoncular Surinam'ı fethetti". Hürriyet (in Turkish). 2011-11-28. Retrieved 2015-01-19.
  11. ^ "Özge Bayrak-Neslihan Yiğit şampiyon oldu". Hürriyet (in Turkish). 2014-05-20. Retrieved 2015-01-18.

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