Sören Opti

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Sören Opti
Soren Opti from Suriname.jpg
Personal information
Birth name Sören Hans Brad Opti
Country  Suriname
Born (1997-05-16) 16 May 1997 (age 21)
Paramaribo, Suriname
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Handedness Right
Men's singles & doubles
Highest ranking 213 (MS 9 March 2017)
267 (MD 1 September 2017)
435 (XD 30 August 2018)
Current ranking 231 (MS), 326 (MD), 444 (XD) (6 September 2018)
BWF profile

Sören Hans Brad Opti (born 16 May 1997) is a badminton player from Suriname. He competed at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.[1] He lost to both Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia and Derek Wong Zi Liang of Singapore during group play and did not advance further.[2] Opti was the flagbearer for Suriname during the opening ceremony.[3] Opti participated at the 2014 and 2018 Central American and Caribbean Games.[4][5] After winning many National and Regional junior titles, he became Surinamese National Champion Men's Singles in 2016 and retained this title in 2017. In 2016 and 2018 he was runner-up at the Carebaco International. In 2016 he reached the semi-finals at the Chile International and the Santo Domingo Open.

Soren Opti (Suriname) at the BWF 2015 WJC

Achievements[edit]

BWF International Challenge/Series[edit]

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2018 Carebaco International Luxembourg Robert Mann 21–18, 12–21, 17–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2016 Carebaco International Dominican Republic Nelson Javier 17–21, 21–13, 7–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament
     BWF Future Series tournament

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Players Soren OPTI". bwfbadminton.com. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 10 August 2016.
  2. ^ "Rio 2016". Rio 2016. Archived from the original on 26 August 2016. Retrieved 27 August 2016.
  3. ^ "The Flagbearers for the Rio 2016 Opening Ceremony". 16 August 2016. Retrieved 27 August 2016.
  4. ^ "Soren Opti". Veracruz 2014. Retrieved 8 August 2018.
  5. ^ "Athlete Profile: Opti Soren Hans Brad". Barranquilla 2018. Retrieved 8 August 2018.

External links[edit]

Olympic Games
Preceded by
Chinyere Pigot
Flagbearer for  Suriname
Rio de Janeiro 2016
Succeeded by
Incumbent