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Rodion Igorevich Alimov (Russian: Родион Игоревич Алимов; born 21 April 1998) is a Russian badminton player.[1] Born in Ufa, Alimov made a debut in his international career in 2016, and at the same year, he was selected to join the national team.[2] He won his first international title at the 2016 Bulgaria International partnered with Alina Davletova.[3] He and Davletova clinched the mixed doubles gold medal at the 2017 European Junior Championships, made them as the first Russian player to win that category.[4] At the same year, the duo also won the bronze medal at the 2017 Summer Universiade in Taipei.[5]

Rodion Alimov
Personal information
Birth nameRodion Igorevich Alimov
Country Russia
Born (1998-04-21) 21 April 1998 (age 21)
Ufa, Russia
ResidenceUfa, Russia
Height1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Years active2016
HandednessRight
Men's & mixed doubles
Highest ranking100 (MD 13 July 2017)
25 (XD 27 August 2019)
Current ranking137 (MD), 26 (XD) (22 October 2019)
BWF profile

AchievementsEdit

Summer UniversiadeEdit

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Taipei Gymnasium,
Taipei, Taiwan
  Alina Davletova   Wang Chi-lin
  Lee Chia-hsin
14–21, 13–21   Bronze

European Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Centre Sportif Régional d'Alsace,
Mulhouse, France
  Alina Davletova   Alexander Dunn
  Eleanor O'Donnell
21–16, 21–14   Gold

BWF International Challenge/Series (7 titles, 2 runners-up)Edit

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2019 Dubai International   Alina Davletova   Kim Sa-rang
  Kim Ha-na
22–20, 21–16   Winner
2019 White Nights   Alina Davletova   Sam Magee
  Chloe Magee
21–16, 13–21, 21–16   Winner
2018 Italian International   Alina Davletova   Evgenij Dremin
  Evgenia Dimova
21–13, 21–16   Winner
2018 Hungarian International   Alina Davletova   Joel Eipe
  Mette Poulsen
10–21, 21–19, 10–21   Runner-up
2018 White Nights   Alina Davletova   Jason Guang Liang Wong
  Citra Putri Sari Dewi
21–14, 21–19   Winner
2017 Hungarian International   Alina Davletova   Soren Gravholt
  Louise Eriksson
25–23, 21–16   Winner
2017 Estonian International   Alina Davletova   Anatoliy Yartsev
  Evgeniya Kosetskaya
21–8, 21–19   Winner
2016 Turkey International   Alina Davletova   Melih Turgut
  Fatma Nur Yavuz
19–21, 14–21   Runner-up
2016 Bulgaria International   Alina Davletova   Andrei Ivanov
  Ksenia Evgenova
Walkover   Winner
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament
     BWF Future Series tournament

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "АЛИМОВ Родион Игоревич" (in Russian). Стадион. Retrieved 14 July 2019.
  2. ^ "Players: Rodion Alimov". bwfbadminton.com. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 18 September 2016.
  3. ^ "Azurmendi Executes Revenge". badmintonpeople.com. Retrieved 22 January 2017.
  4. ^ "Алимов/Давлетова — победители первенства Европы" (in Russian). Национальная Федерация Бадминтона России. Retrieved 2 April 2018.
  5. ^ "Уфимские бадминтонисты Родион Алимов и Алина Давлетова – бронзовые призеры Всемирной летней Универсиады-2017" (in Russian). Новости Уфы и Республики Башкортостан: GTRK.TV. Retrieved 2 April 2018.

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