Sören Opti

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Sören Opti
Soren Opti from Suriname.jpg
Personal information
Birth nameSören Hans Brad Opti
Country Suriname
Born (1997-05-16) 16 May 1997 (age 22)
Paramaribo, Suriname
Height1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Men's singles & doubles
Highest ranking213 (MS 9 March 2017)
267 (MD 1 September 2017)
435 (XD 30 August 2018)
Current ranking231 (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 and 2018. 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


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


  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