SUTARA Dorotea
Date of Birth27/03/1996 - Zagreb (CRO)
Height170 cm/5'7"


School, universitySports Grammar School & Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Zagreb
Started competing2007
Language(s) spokenCroatian (native), English, German
Club nameBK Zagreb Maksimir
CoachJurica Frankovic (personal), Igor Cimbur (team)

Swimming, boarding, watching movies and collecting foreign currencies

Major sporting achievements

2014 Hatzor Internatioinal, singles - 2nd
2012-2013 Europe Junior Circuit, doubles - 1st

Key: OG = Olympic Games | YOG = Youth Olympic Games |WCh = World Championships | WJCh = World Junior Championships | ECh = European Championship | EJCh = European Junior Championships |NCh = National Championships | NJCh = National Junior Championships

Most memorable performance

Winning the last tournament of the season 2012-2013 for an overall win in women's doubles in the Badminton Europe Junior Circuit.

Additional information / What would you like people to know about you?

Dorotea began playing badminton at age six, joining her older brother at a badminton club in Zagreb. She liked it, so she started to train regularly. In 2007 she began to compete in international tournaments, when she was coached by badminton coach Karol Hawel from Poland. For a number of years her badminton coach was Ivan Puzjak from Croatia with whom she won several junior tournaments in Europe in women’s singles and women’s doubles as well as the Badminton Europe Junior Circuit in women’s doubles 2012/2013. The European Games will be the biggest tournament Dorotea has competed in to date.Her goal for next year is to compete in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

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