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Gabriela Stoeva



Gabriela Stoeva ( Габриела Стоева ; born 15 July 1994) is a Bulgarian badminton player specializing in doubles. Her current partner is her younger sister, Stefani Stoeva. The sisters have won some titles, including gold medals in the 2015 European Games and 2018 European Championships.

Career summary



Gabriela Stoeva started playing badminton at age 10 in the Haskovo School Club. She joined the national team in 2008, and made a debut in the international event in 2009. In 2009, she won a bronze medal at the European U-17 Championships in the girls' doubles event partnered with her sister, Stefani Stoeva. And at the 2013 European U-19 Championships, the sister won the gold medal.

Stoeva won her first BWF Grand Prix title at the 2014 Scottish Open in the women's doubles event with her sister. They beat Heather Olver and Lauren Smith of England in the finals round with the score 21-7 21-15. In 2015, she also won the Grand Prix tournament at the Russian and Dutch Open. Stoeva competed in the 2015 European Games, winning gold in women's doubles alongside her younger sister

In 2017, Stoevas finished as the runner-up at the Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold tournament, they lost to Chinese pair Chen Qingchen and Jia Yifan in the straight games. The sisters also won the silver medal at the European Championships.

Achievements



European Games

Women's doubles

European Championships

Women's doubles

European Junior Championships

Girls' doubles

BWF World Tour (5 titles, 3 runners-up)

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

Women's doubles

BWF Grand Prix (3 titles, 3 runners-up)

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

Women's doubles

: BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament : BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/Series (24 titles, 6 runners-up)

Women's doublesMixed doubles

: BWF International Challenge tournament : BWF International Series tournament : BWF Future Series tournament