Ivan Sozonov
Иван Созонов
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Personal information
Birth nameИван Андреевич Созонов
(Ivan Andreyevich Sozonov)
CountryRussia
Born (1989-07-06) 6 July 1989 (age 33)
Sverdlovsk, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union[1]
ResidenceMoscow, Russia[1]
Height1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)[1]
Weight78 kg (172 lb)[1]
HandednessLeft
Men's singles & doubles
Highest ranking7 (MD with Vladimir Ivanov 7 December 2017)
Current ranking16 (MD with Vladimir Ivanov 16 August 2022)
BWF profile

Ivan Andreyevich Sozonov (Russian: Иван Андреевич Созонов; born 6 July 1989) is a Russian badminton player. He competed for Russia at the 2012, 2016, and 2020 Summer Olympics.[1][2][3] His current partner is Vladimir Ivanov. The duo's victories at the 2014 European Championships and 2016 All England Open rendered them as the first Russians to win the men's doubles in each of those tournaments.[4][5]

Achievements

European Games

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 Baku Sports Hall,
Baku, Azerbaijan
Russia Vladimir Ivanov Denmark Mathias Boe
Denmark Carsten Mogensen
8–21, 13–21
Silver
Silver
2019 Falcon Club,
Minsk, Belarus
Russia Vladimir Ivanov Denmark Kim Astrup
Denmark Anders Skaarup Rasmussen
17–21, 17–21
Bronze
Bronze

European Championships

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 Gymnastics Center,
Kazan, Russia
Russia Vladimir Ivanov Denmark Mads Conrad-Petersen
Denmark Mads Pieler Kolding
21–13, 21–16
Gold
Gold
2016 Vendéspace,
La Roche-sur-Yon, France
Russia Vladimir Ivanov Denmark Kim Astrup
Denmark Anders Skaarup Rasmussen
19–21, 21–15, 16–17 retired
Bronze
Bronze
2018 Palacio de los Deportes Carolina Marín,
Huelva, Spain
Russia Vladimir Ivanov Denmark Mads Conrad-Petersen
Denmark Mads Pieler Kolding
11–21, 21–19, 19–21
Bronze
Bronze
2021 Palace of Sports,
Kyiv, Ukraine
Russia Vladimir Ivanov Germany Mark Lamsfuß
Germany Marvin Seidel
Walkover
Gold
Gold

Summer Universiade

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 Tennis Academy,
Kazan, Russia
Russia Vladimir Ivanov South Korea Ko Sung-hyun
South Korea Lee Yong-dae
21–13, 13–21, 13–21
Silver
Silver

BWF World Tour (1 title, 1 runner-up)

The BWF World Tour, which was announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018,[6] is a series of elite badminton tournaments sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF). The BWF World Tours are divided into levels of World Tour Finals, Super 1000, Super 750, Super 500, Super 300 (part of the HSBC World Tour), and the BWF Tour Super 100.[7]

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Level Partner Opponent Score Result
2019 Dutch Open Super 100 Russia Vladimir Ivanov Germany Mark Lamsfuß
Germany Marvin Emil Seidel
21–19, 21–16 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2020 Denmark Open Super 750 Russia Vladimir Ivanov England Marcus Ellis
England Chris Langridge
22–20, 17–21, 18–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

BWF Superseries (1 title)

The BWF Superseries, which was launched on 14 December 2006 and implemented in 2007,[8] was a series of elite badminton tournaments, sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF). BWF Superseries levels were Superseries and Superseries Premier. A season of Superseries consisted of twelve tournaments around the world that had been introduced since 2011.[9] Successful players were invited to the Superseries Finals, which were held at the end of each year.

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 All England Open Russia Vladimir Ivanov Japan Hiroyuki Endo
Japan Kenichi Hayakawa
21–23, 21–18, 21–16 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
  BWF Superseries Finals tournament
  BWF Superseries Premier tournament
  BWF Superseries tournament

BWF Grand Prix (8 titles, 8 runners-up)

The BWF Grand Prix had two levels, the Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold. It was a series of badminton tournaments sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) and played between 2007 and 2017.

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2008 Russian Open Russia Vladimir Ivanov Russia Vitalij Durkin
Russia Aleksandr Nikolaenko
11–21, 15–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2009 Russian Open Russia Vladimir Ivanov Russia Vitalij Durkin
Russia Aleksandr Nikolaenko
21–19, 21–19 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2010 Russian Open Russia Vladimir Ivanov Russia Vitalij Durkin
Russia Aleksandr Nikolaenko
21–17, 10–21, 21–18 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2012 Russian Open Russia Vladimir Ivanov Russia Vitalij Durkin
Russia Aleksandr Nikolaenko
21–18, 21–15 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2012 Macau Open Russia Vladimir Ivanov Chinese Taipei Lee Sheng-mu
Chinese Taipei Tsai Chia-hsin
21–14, 17–21, 16–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2013 Thailand Open Russia Vladimir Ivanov South Korea Shin Baek-choel
South Korea Yoo Yeon-seong
21–18, 15–21, 14–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2013 Russian Open Russia Vladimir Ivanov Russia Andrey Ashmarin
Russia Vitalij Durkin
21–16, 21–19 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2015 Syed Modi International Russia Vladimir Ivanov Denmark Mathias Boe
Denmark Carsten Mogensen
9–21, 20–22 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2015 German Open Russia Vladimir Ivanov Denmark Mads Conrad-Petersen
Denmark Mads Pieler Kolding
20–22, 19–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2015 Russian Open Russia Vladimir Ivanov Malaysia Goh V Shem
Malaysia Tan Wee Kiong
22–20, 21–19 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2015 Bitburger Open Russia Vladimir Ivanov Denmark Mads Conrad-Petersen
Denmark Mads Pieler Kolding
18–21, 18–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2015 U.S. Grand Prix Russia Vladimir Ivanov Malaysia Goh V Shem
Malaysia Tan Wee Kiong
14–21, 17–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2016 Russian Open Russia Vladimir Ivanov Russia Konstantin Abramov
Russia Alexandr Zinchenko
21–15, 21–14 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2017 Russian Open Russia Vladimir Ivanov Malaysia Chooi Kah Ming
Malaysia Low Juan Shen
11–6, 11–9, 11–5 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 Russian Open Russia Tatjana Bibik Russia Vitalij Durkin
Russia Nina Vislova
21–17, 24–22 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2014 Russian Open Russia Olga Morozova Japan Ryota Taohata
Japan Misato Aratama
12–21, 10–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
  BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
  BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/Series (14 titles, 7 runners-up)

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2010 White Nights Poland Przemysław Wacha 22–20, 21–14 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2010 Kharkiv International Poland Przemysław Wacha 21–14, 22–20 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2011 Guatemala International Russia Vladimir Ivanov 21–16, 9–21, 21–18 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2007 Slovak International Russia Anton Ivanov Croatia Zvonimir Đurkinjak
Czech Republic Jakub Bitman
Walkover 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2009 White Nights Russia Vladimir Ivanov Russia Vitalij Durkin
Russia Aleksandr Nikolaenko
17–21, 11–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2009 Bulgarian International Russia Vladimir Ivanov Denmark Kasper Faust Henriksen
Denmark Anders Kristiansen
11–21, 11–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2009 Hungarian International Russia Vladimir Ivanov Poland Adam Cwalina
Poland Wojciech Szkudlarczyk
17–21, 21–13, 26–28 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2010 Polish International Russia Vladimir Ivanov Hong Kong Yohan Hadikusumo Wiratama
Hong Kong Wong Wai Hong
21–17, 14–21, 21–14 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2010 Kharkiv International Russia Vladimir Ivanov Poland Adam Cwalina
Poland Michał Łogosz
26–28, 15–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2010 Italian International Russia Vladimir Ivanov England Anthony Clark
England Chris Langridge
14–21, 19–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2010 Turkey International Russia Vladimir Ivanov Poland Adam Cwalina
Poland Michał Łogosz
21–12, 21–18 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2011 Polish Open Russia Vladimir Ivanov Poland Adam Cwalina
Poland Michał Łogosz
23–21, 21–17 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2011 Kharkiv International Russia Vladimir Ivanov Poland Adam Cwalina
Poland Michał Łogosz
19–21, 21–19, 21–16 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2011 Guatemala International Russia Vladimir Ivanov Canada Adrian Liu
Canada Derrick Ng
21–13, 21–16 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2011 Brazil International Russia Vladimir Ivanov Poland Adam Cwalina
Poland Michał Łogosz
16–21, 21–14, 24–22 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2011 Scottish International Russia Vladimir Ivanov England Marcus Ellis
England Peter Mills
21–19, 21–19 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2011 Italian International Russia Vladimir Ivanov Russia Vitalij Durkin
Russia Aleksandr Nikolaenko
21–16, 21–15 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2012 Swedish Masters Russia Vladimir Ivanov Netherlands Jorrit de Ruiter
Netherlands Dave Khodabux
21–16, 21–9 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2012 Polish Open Russia Vladimir Ivanov Poland Adam Cwalina
Poland Michał Łogosz
21–11, 21–13 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2012 Finnish Open Russia Vladimir Ivanov Russia Nikolaj Nikolaenko
Russia Nikolai Ukk
21–10, 21–16 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2008 Hungarian International Russia Anastasia Prokopenko Russia Vitalij Durkin
Russia Nina Vislova
11–21, 19–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
  BWF International Challenge tournament
  BWF International Series tournament
  BWF Future Series tournament

References

  1. ^ a b c d e "Созонов Иван Андреевич". www.infosport.ru (in Russian). Retrieved 12 October 2019.
  2. ^ London 2012 Archived 31 July 2012 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ "Sozonov Ivan". Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games. Archived from the original on 6 August 2021. Retrieved 6 August 2021.
  4. ^ "Marin, Ivanov & Sozonov Make History at the European Championships". Yonex. 28 April 2014. Retrieved 12 October 2019.
  5. ^ "'Miracle' win writes new page for Russian badminton". All England Badminton. Archived from the original on 24 April 2016. Retrieved 17 April 2016.
  6. ^ Alleyne, Gayle (19 March 2017). "BWF Launches New Events Structure". Badminton World Federation. Archived from the original on 1 December 2017. Retrieved 29 November 2017.
  7. ^ Sukumar, Dev (10 January 2018). "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. Archived from the original on 13 January 2018. Retrieved 15 January 2018.
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