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Sara Lisa Sofia Persson (born 23 September 1980) is a Swedish badminton player.[1] Persson won the women's singles title at the Swedish National Championships in 2002 representing Täby Badmintonförening (now Göteborgs BK), and repeating it consecutively from 2005-2008.[2] She competed at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, but defeated in the first round to Petya Nedelcheva of Bulgaria with the score 10–21, 10–21.[3] Her sister, Johanna Persson, also a Olympian who competed at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece.[4]

Sara Persson
Personal information
Birth nameSara Lisa Sofia Persson
Country Sweden
Born (1980-09-23) 23 September 1980 (age 38)
Danderyd, Stockholm, Sweden
Height1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight64 kg (141 lb)
HandednessRight
EventWomen's singles
BWF profile

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AchievementsEdit

BWF International Challenge/SeriesEdit

Women's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2008 Finnish International   Elizabeth Cann 12–21, 17–21   Runner-up
2007 Italian International   Juliane Schenk 16–21, 6–21   Runner-up
2006 Italian International   Ella Karachkova 21–12, 21–11   Winner
2006 Irish International   Susan Hughes 21–19, 21–16   Winner
2006 Norwegian International   Anne Marie Pedersen 19–21, 21–18, 21–9   Winner
2006 Austrian International   Juliane Schenk 19–21, 13–21   Runner-up
2005 Iceland International   Julia Mann 13–11, 7–0 Retired   Winner
2005 Swedish International   Elizabeth Cann 9–11, 2–11   Runner-up
2004 Le Volant d'Or de Toulouse   Ella Karachkova 11–7, 10–13, 3–11   Runner-up
2004 Dutch International   Petra Overzier 8–11, 6–11   Runner-up
2002 Czech International   Jill Pittard 11–2, 11–5   Winner
2002 Spanish International   Dolores Marco 7–3, 7–2, 7–3   Winner
2002 Austrian International   Elena Sukhareva 7–5, 8–6, 7–4   Winner
2001 Welsh International   Brenda Beenhakker 5–7, 5–7, 0–7   Runner-up
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Players: Sara Persson". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 4 February 2018.
  2. ^ "Svenska Mästerskap senior" (in Swedish). Badminton Sweden. Retrieved 4 February 2018.
  3. ^ "Kort OS för Sara Persson" (in Swedish). Sydsvenskan. Retrieved 4 February 2018.
  4. ^ "Om 2 månader startar OS kvalet till London 2012" (in Swedish). Täby Badminton. Retrieved 31 January 2018.

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