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MOMOTA Kento Name MOMOTA Kento
NOC JPN - Japan Japan Date of Birth 01 SEP 1994
Residence Gender Male
Height 175 cm Weight 72 kg
Discipline Badminton

Badminton

BiographiesResult
Start Date Start Time Event Partner Score Results Opponent
Name NOC
Men's Singles
26 SEP 2014 15 : 05 Men's Singles Round of 16 Match 8 0 - 2 Lose CHEN Long CHN - China CHN
25 SEP 2014 12 : 25 Men's Singles Round of 32 Match 15 2 - 0 Win SAENSOMBOONSUK Tanongsak THA - Thailand THA
Men's Team
21 SEP 2014 12 : 00 Men's Team Quarterfinal Match 3 2 - 3 Lose Republic of Korea KOR - Korea, Republic of KOR

Competition Highlights

RankEventYearLocation
World Championships
Last 64Singles2014Copenhagen, DEN
OSIM BWF Super Series
3Singles2013Victor China Open, CHN
QuarterfinalSingles2014The Star Australian Open, AUS
QuarterfinalSingles2014Yonex All England Super Series, GBR
QuarterfinalSingles2014Yonex-Sunrise Malaysia Open GP Gold, MAS
QuarterfinalSingles2013Adidas China Masters, CHN
QuarterfinalSingles2013Li Ning Singapore Open, SIN
Last 16Singles2014Korea Grand Prix Gold, KOR
Last 16Singles2013Yonex Japan Open, JPN
Last 32Singles2014Yonex Sunrise Indonesian Masters, INA
Last 32Singles2014Yonex Japan Open
Last 32Singles2014OUE Singapore Open, SIN
Last 32Singles2014Yonex Sunrise India Open, IND
Last 32Singles2013Yonex Sunrise Hong Kong Open, CHN
Last 32Singles2013Yonex French Badminton Open, FRA
Last 32Singles2013Yonex Denmark Open Super Series, DEN
Last 32Singles2013India Grand Prix Gold, IND
Last 32Singles2012Li Ning China Open Super Series, CHN
World Grand Prix
3Singles2013Yonex OCBC US Open Grand Prix, USA
QuarterfinalSingles2014Yonex-Sunrise Malaysia Open GP Gold, MAS
QuarterfinalSingles2012Yonex Sunrise Vietnam Open, VIE
Last 16Singles2014Yonex German Open, GER
Last 16Singles2013Yonex Australian Open Grand Prix, AUS
Last 16Singles2012Yonex Canada Open, CAN
Last 32Singles2013Kumpoo Macau Open, CHN
Last 32Singles2013Yonex German Open, GER
Last 32Singles2012Yonex-Sunrise Malaysia Open GP Gold, MAS
Last 32Singles2011Kumpoo Macau Open, CHN
Last 32Singles2011Yonex Canada Open Grand Prix, CAN
Last 32Singles2010VICTOR Korea Open Grand Prix, KOR
Last 64Singles2012Kumpoo Macau Open, CHN
Last 64Singles2012Indonesia Open Grand Prix Gold, INA
Asian Championships
Last 16Singles2012Qingdao, CHN
Last 32Singles2014Gimcheon, KOR
Last 32Singles2013Taipei, TPE
Thomas & Uber Cup
1Team2014New Delhi, IND
Li Ning Sudirman Cup
5Team2013Kuala Lumpur, MAS
World Junior Championships
1Singles2012Chiba, JPN
2Team2012Chiba, JPN
3Singles2011Taipei, TPE
5Team2010Guadalajara, MEX
9Men's Doubles2011Taipei, TPE
17Singles2010Guadalajara, MEX
17Men's Doubles2009Alor Setar, MAS
65Singles2009Alor Setar, MAS
BWF World Ranking
16Singles2014

Detailed Information

Biography
Hobbies Listening to music and bowling. (ntt-east.co.jp, 14 Apr 2014)
Club NTT East Japan , Japan
Coach Park Joo Bong [national], KOR; Kubota Yuzou [club] (badminton.or.jp, 08 Apr 2014; Asiad Daily, 18 Sep 2014; ntt-east.co.jp, 14 Apr 2014)
Plays Left (ntt-east.co.jp, 14 Apr 2014)
International debut 2012 for Japan, International Tournament (Osaka) (smash-net.tv, 09 Mar 2014)
Additional Information Start of sporting career
He began the sport at age seven. (ntt-east.co.jp, 14 Apr 2014)

Reason for taking up this sport
He was influenced by his older sister. (ntt-east.co.jp, 14 Apr 2014)

Ambitions
To win an Olympic Games medal. (fujitv.co.jp, 10 Mar 2013)

Most memorable sporting achievement
Becoming the first Japan player to win a gold medal at the World Junior Championships, claiming the singles title at the 2012 event in Chiba, Japan. (fujitv.co.jp, 10 Mar 2013; ntt-east.co.jp, 14 Apr 2014)

Hero
Japan badminton player Kenichi Tago. (smash-net.tv, 09 Mar 2014)

Sporting philosophy / motto
"A person who does his best is superior than a talented one." (ntt-east.co.jp, 14 Apr 2014)