Pablo Abián

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Pablo Abián
Personal information
Birth name Pablo Abián Vicen
Country  Spain
Born (1985-06-12) 12 June 1985 (age 29)[1]
Calatayud, Spain
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 78 kg (172 lb; 12.3 st)
Handedness Right
Men's singles
Highest ranking 20 (8 September 2011)
Current ranking 22 (5 January 2012)
BWF profile

Pablo Abián (born 12 June 1985)[1][2] is a male badminton player from Spain.

Olympic Games[edit]

2008 (Beijing, China)[edit]

He competed in badminton at the 2008 Summer Olympics in men's singles and was defeated in the first round by Kestutis Navickas, 23-21, 12-21, 21-9.[3]

2012 (London, Great Britain)[edit]

He competed in badminton at the 2012 Summer Olympics in men's singles. He was the first Spanish man who won a match in Olympic Games. He won in the first round Petr Koukal (Czech Republic) by 21-17, 16-21, 21-16 and he lost in the next match against gold medal Athens Olympics Taufik Hidayat (Indonesia) by 20-22, 11-21.

World Championships[edit]

2006 (Madrid, Spain)[edit]

Pablo Abián played the 2006 IBF World Championships in men's singles, and he was defeated in first round by Andrew Smith of England, 21-15, 21-13.

2007 (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)[edit]

The following year he competed at the 2007 BWF World Championships in men's singles again. In the first round he won Luka Petric 21-9, 29-27. In the second round he was beaten by Simon Santoso, of Indonesia, 21-18, 21-15.

2010 (Paris, France)[edit]

Pablo Abián competed at the 2010 BWF World Championships in men's singles. In the first round he won Magnus Shalberg (Sweden) by 21-15, 21-16. In the second round he was beaten by Marc Zwiebler (German) by 21-17, 21-18.

2011 (London, England)[edit]

Pablo Abián played the 2011 BWF World Championships in men's singles. In the first round he won Yuhan Tan by 16-21, 21-17, 21-15. In the second round he won Marc Zwiebler(German) in an exciting match by 21-17, 7-21, 24-22. In 1/8 he lost against Kevin Cordon (Guatemala) by 19-21, 21-19, 17-21.

2013 (Guangzhou, China)[edit]

Pablo Abián played the 2013 BWF World Championships in men's singles. In the first round he won Osleni Guerrero (Cuba) by 21-14, 23-21. In the second round he won Ajay Jayaram(India) by 21-9, 21-17. In 1/8 he lost against Tien Minh Nguyen (Vietnam) by 21-15, 9-21, 10-21.

European Championships[edit]

In 2008 Pablo Abián was 5ht in the European Championship (Herning, Denmark). In the first round he won Atli Johannesson (Iceland) by 21-12, 21-8. In the secon round he won Aamir Ghaffar(England) by 22-20, 21-19. In 1/8 he beat Steinar Klausen (Norway) by 21-8, 21-9. In quarter-finals he lost against Przemyslaw Wacha (Poland) by 11-21, 17-21.

Pablo Abián played the Master European Circuit Finals in 2010 (Netherlands), he lost in the final against Rune Ulsing (Denmark).

Pablo Abián finished first in the European Ranking in the season 2010/2011.

World University Championships, Universiade Games and Mediterranean Games[edit]

Pablo Abián reached 5th place in the 2010 World University Championship (China Taipei).

Pablo Abián won silver medal in the 2012 World University Championship (Gwangju, Korea). He lost the final against Kai Wen (China) by 16-21, 8-21.[4]

5th place in the Universiade Games 2011 (Shenzhen, China). He lost in Quarter-final against Kai Wen (China) by 12-21, 21-23.

Silver Medal in the 2013 Mediterranean Games played in Mersin (Turkey). [5]

Spanish National Championship[edit]

flag city position Event year Final Score
Spain Santiago de Compostela 1 Mixed Doubles 2004 Perez-Abián vs Villar-Chan 15-12/15-9
Spain Alicante 1 Men's singles 2007 Pablo Abián vs Jose Antonio Crespo 21-10/21-16
Spain Ibiza 1 Men's singles 2008 Pablo Abián vs Sergio Llopis 21-17/21-15
Spain Alicante 1 Men's singles 2009 Pablo Abián vs Sergio Llopis 21-10/21-14
Spain Huelva 1 Men's singles 2010 Pablo Abián vs David Leal 21-7/21-17
Spain Huelva 1 Men's doubles 2010 Pablo Abián and Javier Abián vs David Leal and Eliezer Ojeda 14-21/21-17/21-12
Spain Madrid 1 Men's singles 2011 Pablo Abián vs Ernesto Velazquez 21-17/21-12
Spain Huesca 1 Men's singles 2012 Pablo Abián vs Jesús Lorenzo 21-12/21-12
Spain Huesca 1 Men's doubles 2012 Pablo Abián and Javier Abián vs Vicent Martinez and Eliezer Ojeda 21-15/21-8
Spain A Estrada 1 Men's singles 2013 Pablo Abián vs Ernesto Velazquez 21-13/21-15
Spain A Estrada 1 Men's doubles 2013 Pablo Abián and Javier Abián vs Daniel Sánchez and Alberto Zapico 21-12/21-14

International Championships[edit]

Result Event Date Name Category
1 Men's singles 2005 Brazil International International Series
1 Men's singles 2006, 2007 Torneo International Giraldilla International Series
1 Men's singles 2006 Latvia Riga District International
2 Men's singles 2007 Bahrain International International Series
1 Men's singles 2007 Ballart International International Series
3 Men's singles 2009 Spanish International International Challenge
3 Men's singles 2009 Open Volant D'Or de Toulousse International Challenge
3 Men's singles 2009 Irish International International Challenge
1 Men's singles 2010 Polish International International Challenge
1 Men's singles 2010 Slovenian International International Series
1 Men's singles 2010 Welsh International International Series
2 Men's singles 2010 Irish International International Challenge
2 Men's singles 2010 Italian International International Challenge
1 Men's singles 2011 35th Yonex Polish Open International International Challenge
1 Men's singles 2011 Swedish International International Challenge
1 Men's singles 2011 International Open Morocco International Challenge
2 Men's singles 2011 Spanish Open International Challenge
1 Men's singles 2011 Maldives International International Challenge
1 Men's singles 2011 Italian International International Challenge
3 Men's singles 2012 36th Yonex Polish Open International International Challenge
3 Men's singles 2012 Spanish Open International Challenge
2 Men's singles 2013 48th Portuguese International International Series
3 Men's singles 2013 Spanish Open International Challenge

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. "2008 Olympic Profile". Archived from the original on 9 August 2008. Retrieved 14 September 2008. 
  2. ^ ElPaís.com (18 May 2008). "El gran reto de un deporte exótico" (in Spanish). Retrieved 18 May 2008. 
  3. ^ Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. "2008 Olympic results". Archived from the original on 13 August 2008. Retrieved 14 September 2008. 
  4. ^ http://huelvaya.es/2012/11/13/pablo-abian-se-proclama-en-corea-subcampeon-del-mundo-universitario-de-badminton/
  5. ^ http://huelvaya.es/2013/06/30/pablo-abian-medalla-de-plata-en-los-juegos-del-mediterraneo/

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