Peter Zauner
At the Us Open International Badminton tounament (&, for me, the US Senior International ) in Orange Countyy, Los Angeles July 9-11, 2009 - (28140905424).jpg
At the U. S. Open 2009
Personal information
CountryAustria
Born (1983-05-30) 30 May 1983 (age 39)
Ried im Innkreis, Innviertel, Upper Austria, Austria
ResidenceDiersbach, Innviertel, Upper Austria, Austria
Height1.67 m (5 ft 6 in)
Weight66 kg (146 lb)
HandednessRight
Doubles
Highest ranking22 (MD with Jürgen Koch)
BWF profile

Peter Zauner (born 30 May 1983) is a retired Austrian badminton player from ASKÖ Traun club[1] who won National Championships for 13 times.[2][3]

Zauner became the National Junior Champion in 2001. Five further junior titles followed from 2003 to 2005. In 2005 he also won the adult category for the first time and won the Hungarian International and Slovak International. In 2006 he won the Austrian International, 2009 the Slovenian International and 2010 the Romanian International. Zauner ended his international career in 2014. Since 2018 he has been the sports coordinator of the Upper Austrian Badminton Association. In addition, he also studied Marketing Studies from Steyr in Austria. He and his partner Jürgen Koch dominated the Austrian badminton for nearly 25 years. They were one of the strongest doubles pair Austria has produced who reached highest world ranking of 22 in their peak period. Zauner won Austrian national championships for 13 times, two times in singles; eleven times in men's doubles (with Harald Koch and Jürgen Koch).[4]

Achievements

BWF Grand Prix

The BWF Grand Prix has two level such as Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold. It is a series of badminton tournaments, sanctioned by Badminton World Federation (BWF) since 2007.

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2009 U. S. Open Austria Jürgen Koch United States Howard Bach
United States Tony Gunawan
12–21, 9–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

BWF/IBF International

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2011 Belgian International Austria Jürgen Koch Poland Adam Cwalina
Poland Michał Łogosz
11–21, 15–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2011 Maldives International Austria Jürgen Koch Singapore Ashton Chen Yong Zhao
Singapore Derek Wong
19–21, 17–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2011 Slovenian International Austria Jürgen Koch Poland Łukasz Moreń
Poland Wojciech Szkudlarczyk
13–21, 14–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2010 Banuinvest International Austria Jürgen Koch Singapore Chayut Triyachart
Singapore Danny Bawa Chrisnanta
21–16, 21–15 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2009 Slovenian International Austria Jürgen Koch Austria Daniel Graßmück
Austria Roman Zirnwald
21–18, 21–14 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2008 Slovenian International

Austria Michael Lahnsteiner

Czech Republic Ondřej Kopřiva
Czech Republic Tomáš Kopřiva

21–17, 21–12 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2008 Welsh International Austria Jürgen Koch Scotland Andrew Bowman
Wales Martyn Lewis
21–14, 15–21, 13–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2006 Austrian International Austria Jürgen Koch Germany Ingo Kindervater
Germany Tim Dettmann
21–18, 21–13 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2005 Iceland International Austria Jürgen Koch Denmark Anders Kristiansen
Denmark Simon Mollyhus
13–15, 6–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2005 Hungarian International Austria Jürgen Koch France Mihail Popov
France Svetoslav Stoyanov
15–5, 15–9 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2005 Slovak International Austria Jürgen Koch Poland Łukasz Moreń
Poland Wojciech Szkudlarczyk
15–10, 15–3 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2004 Croatian International Austria Harald Koch Sweden Daniel Glaser
Sweden Dennis von Dahn
5–15, 10–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2009 Slovenian International Austria Simone Prutsch Denmark Martin Kragh
Denmark Louise Hansen
21–23, 21–17, 21–17 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
  BWF International Challenge tournament
  BWF/IBF International Series tournament

References

  1. ^ "Peter Zauner" (in German). ASKÖ Traun Badminton Club. Retrieved 7 October 2020.
  2. ^ "Profile : Peter ZAUNER". bwfbadminton.com. BWF. Retrieved 7 October 2020.
  3. ^ "Zauner Peter" (PDF) (in German). Badminton Österreich. Retrieved 10 October 2018.
  4. ^ von Streif, Thomas (22 February 2014). "Peter Zauner: Olympia 2016 noch im Hinterkopf". nachrichten.at (in German). Retrieved 7 October 2020.