Jeanine Cicognini

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Jeanine Cicognini
Personal information
Country   Switzerland
Born (1986-11-14) 14 November 1986 (age 30)
Brig, Valais
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight 73 kg (161 lb)
Handedness Right
Coach Arturo Ruiz
Highest ranking 33 (WS) 16 Sep 2010
109 (WD) 22 Oct 2009
BWF profile

Jeanine Cicognini (born 14 November 1986 in Brig, Valais) is a Swiss badminton player who now representing Italy.[1] Cicognini won her first Swiss senior title at aged 16 and has since won the award seven more times.[2]

In 2005 she won he won silver medal at the European Junior Badminton Championships in girls' singles event.[3]

She became a badminton professional as soon as she left school. She soon moved to Denmark afterwards she moved to the international badminton federation's training centre in Saarbrücken, Germany. In 2010 she returned to Switzerland and joined the sport army, in this time she played for the BC Uzwil. Newly she moved to Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany and she plays for the 1.BV Mülheim in the first bundesliga.

At the Olympic Games 2008 in Beijing she reached the second round losing against Anna Rice of Canada.[4] In 2016, she did not advanced to the elimination round after placed 3 in group stage.

In 2015, she represented Italy to compete at the European Games in women's singles event and defeated by Line Kjærsfeldt of Denmark 21-10, 25-23 in round of 16.[5]


BWF International Challenge/Series[edit]

Women's Singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2016 Jamaica International Lithuania Akvile Stapusaityte 21–16, 22–20 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2016 Manhattan Beach International Mexico Haramara Gaitan 21–16, 22–20 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2015 Puerto Rico International Hungary Laura Sarosi 12-21, 16-21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2015 New Caledonia International Australia Joy Lai 21–17, 21–15 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2015 Colombia International Brazil Fabiana Silva 21–15, 12–21, 21–13 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2015 Trinidad and Tobago International Austria Elisabeth Baldauf 21-16, 16-21, 10-21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2014 Guatemala International United States Crystal Pan 11-2, 11-6, 3-11, 11-5 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2014 Kenya International Nigeria Grace Gabriel 21-16, 13-21, 21-16 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2014 Mauritius International Austria Elisabeth Baldauf 21-18, 21-10 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2014 Lagos International Slovakia Martina Repiska 21-10, 21-9 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2014 Giraldilla International Belgium Marie Demy 21–19, 21–13 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2012 Uganda International Turkey Ozge Bayrak 21-14, 14-10, Retired 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2009 Czech International India Trupti Murgunde 17-21, 12-21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament
     BWF Future Series tournament


  1. ^ "Players: Jeanine Cicognini". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 26 October 2016. 
  2. ^ "Switzerland Yearbook". Badminton Europe. Retrieved 26 September 2016. 
  3. ^ "European Junior Championships, Individuals". Badminton Europe. Retrieved 26 September 2016. 
  4. ^ "Olympics 2008 Day 2 – Badminton Parades a Dictionary of Nations". Retrieved 26 October 2016. 
  5. ^ "Athletes: Jeanine Cicognini". Baku 2015. Retrieved 26 October 2016. 

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