Jun Mizutani

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Jun Mizutani
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Personal information
Nationality  Japan
Born (1989-06-09) June 9, 1989 (age 25)[1]
Iwata, Shizuoka, Japan
Playing style Left-handed, Shakehand grip
Equipment(s) Butterfly, Blade Mizutani Jun, Rubbers Tenergy 64 in the forehand, and Tenergy 80 in the backhand.
Highest ranking 5 (July 2012)[2]
Current ranking 14
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 7 12 in)
Weight 68 kg (150 lb; 10.7 st)

Jun Mizutani (Japanese: 水谷 隼; born 9 June 1989) is a male Japanese table tennis player.[1] He became the youngest Japanese national champion at the age of 17.[3] His consecutive singles titles at the national championships from 2007 to 2011 made him the first man to win the event five times in a row.[4]

Career records[edit]

Singles (as of July 4, 2012)[5]

Men's Doubles

  • World Championships: SF (2009).
  • ITTF World Tour winner (2): China (Suzhou), Japan Open 2009. Runner-up (4): Chinese Taipei Open 2006; German, English Open 2009; Hungarian Open 2010.
  • Asian Games: QF (2006).
  • Asian Championships: SF (2007).

Mixed Doubles

  • World Championships: round of 16 (2009).

Team

  • Olympics: 5th (2008).
  • World Championships: 3rd (2008, 10, 12).
  • World Team Cup: 5th (2009).
  • Asian Games: SF (2010).
  • Asian Championships: 2nd (2007, 09, 12).

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "ITTF player's profiles". International Table Tennis Federation. Retrieved August 10, 2010. 
  2. ^ "ITTF world ranking". International Table Tennis Federation. Retrieved January 5, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Mizutani, Hirano claim third titles". Kyodo News. January 19, 2009. Retrieved January 24, 2011. 
  4. ^ "Mizutani makes table tennis history". Kyodo News. January 24, 2011. Retrieved January 24, 2011. 
  5. ^ "ITTF Statistics". International Table Tennis Federation. Retrieved January 19, 2012. 
  6. ^ "Jun Mizutani's Biography and Olympic Results". Sports Reference. Retrieved August 10, 2010.