Selena Piek

Selena Piek (born 30 September 1991) is a Dutch badminton player who specializes in doubles.[1] Her current partner is Cheryl Seinen for women's doubles and Robin Tabeling for mixed doubles. She won the 2014 and 2015 editions of Dutch National Badminton Championships with Eefje Muskens.[2] She has also won the mixed doubles national championships title since 2012 with three different partners. Piek was the gold medalist at the 2019 European Games in the women's doubles event with Cheryl Seinen.[3]

Selena Piek
Selena Piek (NED).jpg
Piek at 2007 Dutch Open
Personal information
CountryNetherlands
Born (1991-09-30) 30 September 1991 (age 29)
Blaricum, Netherlands
Height1.66 m (5 ft 5 in)
Weight59 kg (130 lb)
HandednessRight
Women's & mixed doubles
Highest ranking7 (WD with Eefje Muskens 11 February 2016)
12 (XD with Jacco Arends 26 November 2015)
Current ranking17 (WD with Cheryl Seinen)
18 (XD with Robin Tabeling) (14 June 2021)
Medal record
Women's badminton
Representing  Netherlands
European Games
Gold medal – first place 2019 Minsk Women's doubles
European Championships
Silver medal – second place 2016 La Roche-sur-Yon Women's doubles
Bronze medal – third place 2014 Kazan Women's doubles
Bronze medal – third place 2016 La Roche-sur-Yon Mixed doubles
Bronze medal – third place 2018 Huelva Women's doubles
Bronze medal – third place 2021 Kyiv Women's doubles
European Mixed Team Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2019 Copenhagen Mixed team
European Women's Team Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2012 Amsterdam Women's team
European Junior Championships
Gold medal – first place 2009 Milan Mixed doubles
Silver medal – second place 2007 Völklingen Mixed team
Silver medal – second place 2009 Milan Women's doubles
Silver medal – second place 2009 Milan Mixed team
BWF profile
Jacco Arends and Selena Piek in action

AchievementsEdit

European GamesEdit

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2019 Falcon Club,
Minsk, Belarus
  Cheryl Seinen   Chloe Birch
  Lauren Smith
14–21, 21–13, 21–15   Gold

European ChampionshipsEdit

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 Gymnastics Center,
Kazan, Russia
  Eefje Muskens   Line Damkjær Kruse
  Marie Røpke
23–25, 11–21   Bronze
2016 Vendéspace,
La Roche-sur-Yon, France
  Eefje Muskens   Christinna Pedersen
  Kamilla Rytter Juhl
18–21, 17–21   Silver
2018 Palacio de Deportes,
Huelva, Spain
  Cheryl Seinen   Émilie Lefel
  Anne Tran
21–17, 18–21, 19–21   Bronze
2021 Palace of Sports,
Kyiv, Ukraine
  Cheryl Seinen   Chloe Birch
  Lauren Smith
18–21 , 16–21   Bronze

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 Vendéspace,
La Roche-sur-Yon, France
  Jacco Arends   Joachim Fischer Nielsen
  Christinna Pedersen
17–21, 8–21   Bronze

European Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Girls' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2009 Federal Technical Centre - Palabadminton,
Milan, Italy
  Iris Tabeling   Anastasia Chervyakova
  Romina Gabdullina
13-21, 17-21   Silver

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2009 Federal Technical Centre - Palabadminton,
Milan, Italy
  Jacco Arends   Jonas Geigenberger
  Fabienne Deprez
21–16, 20–22, 21–19   Gold

BWF World Tour (1 title, 2 runners-up)Edit

The BWF World Tour, which was announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018,[4] is a series of elite badminton tournaments sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF). The BWF World Tours are divided into levels of World Tour Finals, Super 1000, Super 750, Super 500, Super 300 (part of the HSBC World Tour), and the BWF Tour Super 100.[5]

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Level Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 Dutch Open Super 100   Cheryl Seinen   Gabriela Stoeva
  Stefani Stoeva
17–21, 18–21   Runner-up

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Level Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 Scottish Open Super 100   Jacco Arends   Marcus Ellis
  Lauren Smith
6–13 retired   Runner-up
2019 Dutch Open Super 100   Robin Tabeling   Chris Adcock
  Gabby Adcock
21–17, 21–13   Winner

BWF Grand Prix (6 titles, 6 runners-up)Edit

The BWF Grand Prix had two levels, the Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold. It was a series of badminton tournaments sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) and played between 2007 and 2017.

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2012 Dutch Open   Iris Tabeling   Samantha Barning
  Eefje Muskens
19–21, 21–16, 22–20   Winner
2013 Canada Open   Eefje Muskens   Huang Yaqiong
  Yu Xiaohan
21–13, 11–21, 13–21   Runner-up
2013 Bitburger Open   Eefje Muskens   Ng Hui Ern
  Ng Hui Lin
22–20, 21–15   Winner
2013 Scottish Open   Eefje Muskens   Ng Hui Ern
  Ng Hui Lin
25–23, 15–21, 21–16   Winner
2014 Dutch Open   Eefje Muskens   Shendy Puspa Irawati
  Vita Marissa
11–8, 4–11, 11–9, 11–10   Winner
2015 Canada Open   Eefje Muskens   Jwala Gutta
  Ashwini Ponnappa
19–21, 16–21   Runner-up
2015 Dutch Open   Eefje Muskens   Gabriela Stoeva
  Stefani Stoeva
22–24, 15–21   Runner-up
2015 Brasil Open   Eefje Muskens   Chen Qingchen
  Jia Yifan
17–21, 14–21   Runner-up
2016 Syed Modi International   Eefje Muskens   Jung Kyung-eun
  Shin Seung-chan
15–21, 13–21   Runner-up
2017 Scottish Open   Cheryl Seinen   Ekaterina Bolotova
  Alina Davletova
15–21, 21–15, 21–11   Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Dutch Open   Jacco Arends   Marcus Ellis
  Lauren Smith
17–21, 18–21   Runner-up
2017 Scottish Open   Jacco Arends   Mikkel Mikkelsen
  Mai Surrow
21–10, 21–10   Winner
  BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
  BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/Series (26 titles, 7 runners-up)Edit

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2010 Slovak Open   Iris Tabeling   Marija Ulitina
  Natalya Voytsekh
21–10, 21–18   Winner
2010 Czech International   Iris Tabeling   Maria Helsbøl
  Anne Skelbæk
22–20, 15–21, 21–7   Winner
2010 Italian International   Iris Tabeling   Malgorzata Kurdelska
  Natalia Pocztowiak
21–15, 21–9   Winner
2011 Estonian International   Iris Tabeling   Marija Ulitina
  Natalya Voytsekh
21–12, 21–16   Winner
2011 Slovak Open   Iris Tabeling   Özge Bayrak
  Neslihan Yiğit
21–7, 21–9   Winner
2012 Estonian International   Iris Tabeling   Samantha Barning
  Ilse Vaessen
21–15, 13–21, 21–10   Winner
2012 Dutch International   Iris Tabeling   Lotte Jonathans
  Paulien van Dooremalen
21–17, 19–21, 21–23   Runner-up
2012 Belgian International   Iris Tabeling   Johanna Goliszewski
  Judith Meulendijks
24–22, 21–18   Winner
2012 Norwegian International   Iris Tabeling   Samantha Barning
  Eefje Muskens
20–22, 16–21   Runner-up
2013 Swedish Masters   Iris Tabeling   Emelie Lennartsson
  Emma Wengberg
21–15, 21–16   Winner
2013 Irish Open   Eefje Muskens   Ng Hui Ern
  Ng Hui Lin
21–17, 21–10   Winner
2013 Italian International   Eefje Muskens   He Tian Tang
  Renuga Veeran
21–10, 21–8   Winner
2014 Swedish Masters   Eefje Muskens   Line Damkjær Kruse
  Marie Røpke
21–19, 21–11   Winner
2014 Belgian International   Eefje Muskens   Samantha Barning
  Iris Tabeling
11–9, 9–11, 11–8, 10–11, 11–7   Winner
2017 Belgian International   Cheryl Seinen   Debora Jille
  Imke van der Aar
21–14, 21–16   Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2010 Portugal International   Jacco Arends   Zvonimir Đurkinjak
  Staša Poznanović
14–21, 21–18, 11–21   Runner-up
2010 Slovak Open   Jacco Arends   Aleksei Konakh
  Alesia Zaitsava
21–15, 21–14   Winner
2010 Hungarian International   Jacco Arends   Peter Käsbauer
  Johanna Goliszewski
21–15, 21–14   Winner
2011 Estonian International   Jacco Arends   Tim Dettmann
  Ilse Vaessen
21–12, 21–14   Winner
2011 Slovak Open   Dave Khodabux   Wojciech Szkudlarczyk
  Agnieszka Wojtkowska
21–13, 21–18   Winner
2011 Belgian International   Jorrit de Ruiter   Chayut Triyachart
  Yao Lei
25–23, 16–21, 14–21   Runner-up
2011 Irish Open   Dave Khodabux   Marcus Ellis
  Heather Olver
19–21, 17–21   Runner-up
2012 Estonian International   Dave Khodabux   Jorrit de Ruiter
  Samantha Barning
21–7, 21–12   Winner
2012 Scottish International   Ruud Bosch   Marcus Ellis
  Gabrielle White
16–21, 16–21   Runner-up
2013 Belgian International   Jacco Arends   Anders Skaarup Rasmussen
  Lena Grebak
18–21, 21–9, 15–21   Runner-up
2013 Irish Open   Jacco Arends   Robert Blair
  Imogen Bankier
9–21, 21–19, 21–13   Winner
2013 Italian International   Jacco Arends   Zvonimir Đurkinjak
  Eva Lee
21–23, 18–21   Winner
2014 Belgian International   Jacco Arends   Jelle Maas
  Iris Tabeling
11–5, 11–10, 11–7   Winner
2015 Swedish Masters   Jacco Arends   Vitalij Durkin
  Nina Vislova
21–17, 17–21, 21–14   Winner
2017 Belgian International   Jacco Arends   Scott Evans
  Amanda Högström
21–17, 21–9   Winner
2018 Belgian International   Jacco Arends   Adam Hall
  Julie MacPherson
21–11, 21–13   Winner
2019 Austrian Open   Robin Tabeling   Danny Bawa Chrisnanta
  Tan Wei Han
19–21, 21–16, 21–12   Winner
2019 Brazil International   Robin Tabeling   Jacco Arends
  Cheryl Seinen
16–21, 23–21, 21–17   Winner
  BWF International Challenge tournament
  BWF International Series tournament
  BWF Future Series tournament

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Selena Piek". Badminton Europe Player Profile. Retrieved 19 August 2015.
  2. ^ "Fantastic Four pick up National Titles : Surrey Smashers Badminton". surreysmashers.co.uk. Retrieved 19 August 2015.
  3. ^ Bech, Rasmus (29 June 2019). "Netherlands wins first ever European Games gold". Badminton Europe. Retrieved 29 June 2019.
  4. ^ Alleyne, Gayle (19 March 2017). "BWF Launches New Events Structure". bwfbadminton.com. Badminton World Federation. Archived from the original on 1 December 2017. Retrieved 29 November 2017.
  5. ^ Sukumar, Dev (10 January 2018). "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". bwfbadminton.com. Badminton World Federation. Archived from the original on 13 January 2018. Retrieved 15 January 2018.

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