Yoana Martínez

Yoana Martínez Barbero (born 18 November 1980) is a Spanish badminton player.[2] Martínez played at the 2001 World Badminton Championships where she was defeated by Nicole Grether in the first round. In 2004, she won her first senior national title in the women's singles and doubles event.[3] In 2006, she qualified to compete at the World Championships, but was defeated by Xu Huaiwen of Germany in the second round. Martínez competed in badminton at the 2008 Summer Olympics in women's singles. She beat Erin Carroll in the first round and was defeated in the second round by Maria Kristin Yulianti.[1]

Yoana Martínez
Personal information
Birth nameYoana Martínez Barbero
Country Spain
Born (1980-11-18) 18 November 1980 (age 39)[1]
San Sebastián, Spain[1]
Height1.69 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight60 kg (132 lb; 9 st 6 lb)
EventWomen's singles
BWF profile


BWF International Challenge/SeriesEdit

Women's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2008 Mauritius International   Grace Daniel 15–21, 18–21   Runner-up
2008 Kenya International   Ana Moura 21–19, 14–21, 19–21   Runner-up
2007 Ecuador International   Filipa Lamy 21–16, 21–11   Winner
2006 Peru International   Agnese Allegrini 14–21, 12–21   Runner-up
2006 Giraldilla International   Agnese Allegrini   Runner-up
2005 Giraldilla International   Agnese Allegrini 9–11, 9–11   Runner-up
2000 Hungarian International   Maja Pohar 5–11, 0–11   Runner-up

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2004 Spanish International   Lucía Tavera   Alicia Calonge
  Silvia Riera
15–7, 15–12   Winner
2000 Hungarian International   Mercedes Cuenca   Verena Fastenbauer
  Karina Lengauer
15–12, 15–12   Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2005 Giraldilla International   José Antonio Crespo   Philippe Bourret
  Helen Nichol
15–5, 15–5   Winner
2005 Miami PanAm International   José Antonio Crespo   Mike Beres
  Jody Patrick
11–15, 10–15   Runner-up
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament
     BWF Future Series tournament


  1. ^ a b c Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. "2008 Olympic Profile". Archived from the original on 11 August 2008. Retrieved 14 September 2008.
  2. ^ "Players: Yoana Martinez". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 25 January 2018.
  3. ^ "Histórico Campeonatos de España Absolutos" (in Spanish). Federación Española de Bádminton. Retrieved 25 January 2018.

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