Zvonimir Đurkinjak

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Zvonimir Đurkinjak
Personal information
Country  Croatia
Born (1988-06-02) 2 June 1988 (age 29)
Zagreb, Croatia
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 77 kg (170 lb)
Handedness Right
Men's
Highest ranking 84 (MS) 9 March 2017
52 (MD) 20 October 2011
41 (XD) 26 May 2011
BWF profile

Zvonimir Đurkinjak (born 2 June 1988) is a Croatian male badminton player who plays for the Medvedgrad 1998 badminton club.[1]

Career[edit]

Đurkinjak started playing badminton when he was 10.[2] At the Croatian National Badminton Championships he won the men's singles and mixed doubles title nine times from 2005, and eight times in the men's doubles event from 2004.[3] He won gold medal at the Mersin 2013 Mediterranean Games in the men's doubles event partnered with Zvonimir Hölbling.[4] In 2015, he competed at the European Games in the men's singles and doubles event.[2]

Achievements[edit]

Mediterranean Games[edit]

Men's Doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 Mersin University Hall, Mersin, Turkey Croatia Zvonimir Hölbling Turkey Emre Arslan
Turkey Hüseyin Oruç
21-15, 21-9 Gold Gold

BWF International Challenge/Series[edit]

Men's Singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2017 Croatian International Finland Kasper Lehikoinen 14–21, 16–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2015 Czech Open Germany Marc Zwiebler 24–26, 11–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2014 Hungarian International Denmark Kasper Dinesen 11–9, 9–11, 3–11, 4–11 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

Men's Doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Croatian International Croatia Zvonimir Hölbling Croatia Igor Cimbur
Thailand Samatcha Tovannakasem
21–17, 21–18 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2016 Croatian International Croatia Filip Špoljarec Denmark Patrick Bjerregaard
Denmark Mikkel Normann
21–14, 21–19 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2016 Romanian International Croatia Zvonimir Hölbling Malaysia Ong Yew Sin
Malaysia Teo Ee Yi
13–21, 9–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2015 Slovenian International Croatia Zvonimir Hölbling Germany Johannes Pistorius
Germany Marvin Emil Seidel
21–14, 16–21, 21–10 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2015 Romanian International Croatia Zvonimir Hölbling Poland Milosz Bochat
Poland Pawel Pietryja
11–9, 11–8, 11–7 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2014 Hungarian International Croatia Zvonimir Hölbling Denmark Andreas Berthelsen
Denmark Kasper Dinesen
10–11, 11–9, 10–11, 11–4, 11–5 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2014 Slovenian International Croatia Zvonimir Hölbling Russia Nikita Khakimov
Russia Vasily Kuznetsov
21–15, 21–18 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2014 Romanian International Croatia Zvonimir Hölbling France Bastian Kersaudy
France Gaetan Mittelheisser
21–12, 21–13 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2013 Croatian International Croatia Zvonimir Hölbling Indonesia Christopher Rusdianto
Indonesia Trikusuma Wardhana
14–21, 20–22 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2012 Hungarian International Croatia Zvonimir Hölbling Netherlands Ruud Bosch
Netherlands Jim Middelburg
21-17, 19-21, 16-21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2012 Slovenian International Croatia Zvonimir Hölbling Germany Andreas Heinz
Germany Jones Rafli Jansen
17-21, 21-17, 21-12 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2012 Portugal International Denmark Nikolaj Overgaard England Marcus Ellis
Scotland Paul van Rietvelde
21-12, 22-20 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2012 Croatian International Croatia Zvonimir Hölbling Netherlands Jacco Arends
Netherlands Jelle Maas
16–21, 14–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2011 Hungarian International Croatia Zvonimir Hölbling Poland Lukasz Moren
Poland Wojciech Szkudlarczyk
21-18, 21-18 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2010 Slovenian International Croatia Zvonimir Hölbling Netherlands Ruud Bosch
Netherlands Koen Ridder
17-21, 15-21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2010 Portugal International Croatia Zvonimir Hölbling Denmark Martin Kragh
Denmark Anders Skaarup Rasmussen
18-21, 14-21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2010 Croatian International Croatia Zvonimir Hölbling Wales Joe Morgan
Wales James Phillips
14-21, 21-19, 20-22 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2009 Turkiye International Croatia Zvonimir Hölbling Sweden Joel Johansson-Berg
Indonesia Imam Sodikin
Walkover 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2007 Slovak International Slovakia Jakub Bitman Russia Ivan Sozonov
Russia Anton Ivanov
Walkover 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner

Mixed Doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 Croatian International Croatia Mateja Čiča Bulgaria Alex Vlaar
Bulgaria Mariya Mitsova
21–18, 21–11 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2015 Croatian International Croatia Mateja Čiča Denmark Alexander Bond
Denmark Ditte Soby Hansen
21–17, 21–13 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2013 Italian International United States Eva Lee Netherlands Jacco Arends
Netherlands Selena Piek
23–21, 21–18 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2013 Slovenian International Croatia Staša Poznanović Germany Jones Rafli Jansen
Germany Cisita Joity Jansen
21–12, 21–18 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2012 Hungarian International Croatia Staša Poznanović Czech Republic Jakub Bitman
Czech Republic Alzbeta Basova
21-16, 21-18 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2012 Slovenia International Croatia Staša Poznanović Germany Hannes Kaesbauer
Germany Kira Kattenbeck
21–9, 21–13 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2012 Portugal International Croatia Staša Poznanović England Marcus Ellis
England Gabrielle White
17-21, 21-15, 22-24 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2012 Croatian International Croatia Staša Poznanović Netherlands Jacco Arends
Netherlands Ilse Vaessen
20-22, 21-17, 16-21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2011 Spanish Open Croatia Staša Poznanović Denmark Mikkel Delbo Larsen
Denmark Mie Schjott-Kristensen
17-21, 19-21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2011 Croatian International Croatia Staša Poznanović Denmark Kim Astrup Sorensen
Denmark Line Kjaersfeldt
21-13, 21-13 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2010 Slovenia International Croatia Staša Poznanović China Mao Hong
Poland Natalia Pocztowiak
21-15, 13-21, 17-21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2010 Croatian International Croatia Staša Poznanović Austria Roman Zirnwald
Austria Simone Prutsch
21-12, 24-22 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2010 Portuguese International Croatia Staša Poznanović Netherlands Jacco Arends
Netherlands Selena Piek
21-14, 18-21, 21-11 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2009 Croatian International Croatia Staša Poznanović Bulgaria Konstantin Dobrev
Bulgaria Maya Dobreva
21-13, 17-21, 21-9 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament
     BWF Future Series tournament

National championships[edit]

  • 2004 – men's doubles with Luka Zdenjak
  • 2005 – mixed doubles with Andrea Žvorc
  • 2006 – men's doubles with Luka Zdenjak & mixed doubles with Staša Poznanović
  • 2007 – men's singles, men's doubles with Luka Zdenjak & mixed doubles with Staša Poznanović
  • 2008 – men's doubles with Luka Zdenjak & mixed doubles with Staša Poznanović
  • 2009 – men's singles
  • 2010 – men's singles & mixed doubles with Staša Poznanović
  • 2011 – men's singles & mixed doubles with Staša Poznanović
  • 2012 – men's singles & mixed doubles with Staša Poznanović
  • 2013 – men's singles, men's doubles with Filip Špoljarec & mixed doubles with Staša Poznanović
  • 2014 – men's singles, men's doubles with Filip Špoljarec & mixed doubles with Matea Čiča
  • 2015 – men's singles & men's doubles with Filip Špoljarec
  • 2016 – men's singles & men's doubles with Filip Špoljarec

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Players: Zvonimir Durkinjak". bwfbadminton.com. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 17 April 2017. 
  2. ^ a b "Athletes: Zvonimir Durkinjak". www.baku2015.com. Baku 2015. Retrieved 17 April 2017. 
  3. ^ "Zvonimir Đurkinjak". www.badminton-zagreb.hr (in Croatian). Badminton Zagreb. Retrieved 17 April 2017. 
  4. ^ "Đurkinjak i Holbling osvojili zlato". www.hoo.hr (in Croatian). Croatian Olympic Committee. Retrieved 17 April 2017. 

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