|Birth name||Pablo Abián Vicen|
|Born||12 June 1985|
|Height||1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|Weight||78 kg (172 lb; 12.3 st)|
|Highest ranking||20 (8 September 2011)|
|Current ranking||43 (5 July 2018)|
- 1 Olympic Games
- 2 World Championships
- 3 European Championships
- 4 World University Championships, Universiade Games and Mediterranean Games
- 5 Achievements
- 6 References
- 7 External links
2008 (Beijing, China)Edit
2012 (London, Great Britain)Edit
He competed in badminton at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the men's singles. He was the first Spanish man to win a match at an Olympic Games. He won in the first round against Petr Koukal (Czech Republic), 21-17, 16-21, 21-16, then he lost in the next match, against gold medal Athens Olympics Taufik Hidayat (Indonesia), 20-22, 11-21 after having notable performance in first set earning set point but putting a relatively easy smash into the net.
2016 (Rio, Brasil)Edit
In group stage won first match 21-12 and 21-10 against Jasper You Woon (BRU), and lost second encounter 18-21 and 19-21 to Hu Yun (HKG) after having good lead in both sets.
2006 (Madrid, Spain)Edit
2007 (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)Edit
The following year he competed at the 2007 BWF World Championships in men's singles again. In the first round he beat Luka Petric 21-9, 29-27. In the second round he was beaten by Simon Santoso, of Indonesia, 21-18, 21-15.
2010 (Paris, France)Edit
Pablo Abián competed at the 2010 BWF World Championships in men's singles. In the first round he won against Magnus Shalberg (Sweden) by 21-15, 21-16. In the second round he was beaten by Marc Zwiebler (German) by 21-17, 21-18.
2011 (London, England)Edit
Pablo Abián played the 2011 BWF World Championships in men's singles. In the first round he beat Yuhan Tan by 16-21, 21-17, 21-15. In the second round he won against Marc Zwiebler(German) in an exciting match by 21-17, 7-21, 24-22. In the last sixteen he lost against Kevin Cordon (Guatemala) 19-21, 21-19, 17-21.
2013 (Guangzhou, China)Edit
Pablo Abián played the 2013 BWF World Championships in men's singles. In the first round he won against Osleni Guerrero (Cuba) by 21-14, 23-21. In the second round he beatAjay Jayaram(India) by 21-9, 21-17. In the last sixteen he lost against Tien Minh Nguyen (Vietnam) 21-15, 9-21, 10-21.
In 2008 Pablo Abián was 5th in the European Championship (Herning, Denmark). In the first round he beat Atli Johannesson (Iceland) by 21-12, 21-8. In the second round he beath Aamir Ghaffar (England) by 22-20, 21-19. In the last sixteen he beat Steinar Klausen (Norway) 21-8, 21-9. In the quarter-finals he lost against Przemyslaw Wacha (Poland) 11-21, 17-21.
Pablo Abián played at the Master European Circuit Finals in 2010 (Netherlands), he lost in the final against Rune Ulsing (Denmark).
Pablo Abián finished first in the European Ranking in the season 2010/2011.
World University Championships, Universiade Games and Mediterranean GamesEdit
Pablo Abián reached 5th place in the 2010 World University Championship (Chinese Taipei).
He achieved 5th place in the Universiade Games 2011 (Shenzhen, China). He lost in the quarter-final against Kai Wen (China) by 12-21, 21-23.
Pablo Abián won the silver medal at the 2012 World University Championship (Gwangju, Korea). He lost the final against Kai Wen (China) by 16-21, 8-21.
He won the silver medal at the 2013 Mediterranean Games played in Mersin (Turkey).
|2015||Baku Sports Hall, Baku, Azerbaijan||Emil Holst||21–12, 23–21||Gold|
|2018||El Morell Pavilion, Tarragona, Spain||Lucas Corvée||21–23, 21–15, 21–17||Gold|
|2013||Mersin University Hall, Mersin, Turkey||Brice Leverdez||17–21, 21–23||Silver|
BWF Grand PrixEdit
|2015||Brasil Open||Lin Dan||13–21, 17–21||Runner-up|
BWF International Challenge/SeriesEdit
- BWF International Challenge tournament
- BWF International Series tournament
- BWF Future Series tournament
Spanish National ChampionshipEdit
- Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. "2008 Olympic Profile". Archived from the original on 9 August 2008. Retrieved 14 September 2008.
- ElPaís.com (18 May 2008). "El gran reto de un deporte exótico" (in Spanish). Retrieved 18 May 2008.
- Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. "2008 Olympic results". Archived from the original on 13 August 2008. Retrieved 14 September 2008.