Otilia Badescu

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Otilia Badescu

BADESCU, Otilia (ROU)

Born: 31/10/1970 in Bukarest/ROU

Different from the traditional half-distance top spin style adopted by European players; fast close to the table attacking play brought her much success between 1986 and 2005. Notably in the later years of her career she used short pimpled rubber on both sides of the racket.

Achievements / World Championships:
1991 3rd place in Mixed Doubles (with Kalinikos Kreanga/GRE)
1993 3rd place in Women’s Singles
2000 3rd place in Women’s Teams with Romania

Achievements / European Championships:
1992 European Champion in Women’s Teams
1992 European Champion in Mixed Doubles (with Kalinikos Kreanga/GRE)
1998 European Champion in Mixed Doubles (with Ilija Lupulescu/YUG)
2003 European Champion in Women’s Singles
2005 European Champion in Women’s Teams
1988 Vice European Champion in Women’s Singles
1994 Vice European Champion in Mixed Doubles (with Kalinikos Kreanga/GRE)
1996 Vice European Champion in Mixed Doubles (with Kalinikos Kreanga(GRE)
1998 Vice Champion in Women’s Doubles (with Marie Svenson/SWE)

Europe TOP 12: Winner in 1995

International Championships:
1st place in Women’s Singles:
Romania: 1986
Czechoslovakia: 1989

ETTU – Cup:
1st place in 2003 with Postas Matav Budapest/HUN.
Team: O. Badescu, Olga Nemes, Petra Lovas, Vivien Éllő

Romanian National Championships:
1st place in Women’s Singles: 1985 / 1986 / 1987 / 1989
1st place in Women’s Doubles: 1984 / 1985 / 1987 / 1988 / 1989
1st place in Mixed Doubles: 1985 / 1986 / 1987 / 1988

Skills

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July 9, 2015