Open main menu

Raul Must (born November 9, 1987) is a badminton player from Estonia. He represented Estonia at the 2008 Beijing, 2012 London and 2016 Rio Summer Olympics.[1] Must was a men's singles bronze medalist at the 2019 Minsk European Games.

Raul Must
Personal information
Country Estonia
Born (1987-11-09) November 9, 1987 (age 31)
Tallinn, Estonia
ResidenceTallinn, Estonia
Height1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight70 kg (154 lb)
HandednessRight
CoachPer-Henrik Croona, Ge Cheng, Aigar Tõnus
Men's singles
Highest ranking38 (30 June 2016)
Current ranking87 (25 June 2019)
BWF profile

CareerEdit

Must played the 2007 BWF World Championships in men's singles, and was defeated in the first round by Björn Joppien, of Germany, 21–12, 21–11. Must also played the 2008 Olympic Games in men's singles, and was defeated in the first round by Przemysław Wacha, of Poland, 14–21, 15–21.[2] At the 2012 Summer Olympics, he did not qualify from the group round.[3]

AchievementsEdit

European GamesEdit

Men's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2019 Falcon Club, Minsk, Belarus   Brice Leverdez 20–22, 8–21   Bronze

BWF Grand PrixEdit

The BWF Grand Prix has two levels, the BWF Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold. It is a series of badminton tournaments sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) since 2007.

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2015 Dutch Open   Ajay Jayaram 12–21, 18–21   Runner-up
2015 Russian Open   Tommy Sugiarto 16–21, 10–21   Runner-up
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/SeriesEdit

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2019 Belarus International   Lei Lanxi 10–21, 15–21   Runner-up
2017 Estonian International   Toby Penty 16–21, 24–22, 21–13   Winner
2015 Eurasia Bulgaria International   Lucas Claerbout 21–15, 22–20   Winner
2015 Norwegian International   Soeren Toft Hansen 21–16, 21–14   Winner
2014 Bulgarian Eurasia Open   Michal Rogalski 11–6, 10–11, 8–11, 11–10, 11–9   Winner
2014 Riga International   Marius Myhre 14–5, Retired   Winner
2013 Hungarian International   Ernesto Velazquez 14–21, 17–21   Runner-up
2013 Lithuanian International   Adrian Dziolko 21–23, 13–21   Runner-up
2012 Estonian International   Ville Lång 8–21, 15–21   Runner-up
2011 Croatian International   Dieter Domke 16–21, 7–21   Runner-up
2011 Estonian International   Ville Lång 15–21, 14–21   Runner-up
2010 Finnish Open   Ville Lång 21–11, 21–10   Winner
2009 Polish International   Dicky Palyama 12–21, 17–21   Runner-up
2008 Bulgarian International   Yuichi Ikeda 17–21, 20–22   Runner-up
2008 Banuinvest International   Ville Lång 17–21, 18–21   Runner-up
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament
     BWF Future Series tournament

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Raul Must". www.olympic.org. International Olympic Committee. Retrieved 27 December 2016.
  2. ^ Nick Laham/Getty Images (2008-08-09). "Photos: Poland wins Men's Singles round of 64". The Official Website of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. Archived from the original on 25 August 2008. Retrieved 25 August 2008.
  3. ^ "Raul Must Bio, Stats, and Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 2017-05-29.

External linksEdit