Kaho Minagawa

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Kaho Minagawa
Full name Kaho Minagawa
Country represented  Japan
Born (1997-08-20) 20 August 1997 (age 19)
Chiba Prefecture, Japan
Residence Japan
Height 168 cm (5 ft 6 in)
Weight 49 kg (108 lb)
Discipline Rhythmic gymnastics
Level Senior International Elite
Years on national team 2009 - present
Club Aeon
Gym Novogorsk
Head coach(es) Oka Kurumi
Assistant coach(es) Nadezda Kholodkova
World ranking 25 (2016 Season)[1]
13 (2015 Season) [2]
18 (2014 Season)[3]
61 (2013 Season)[4]

Kaho Minagawa (Japanese: 皆川夏穂; born 20 August 1997 in Chiba Prefecture, Japan) is a Japanese individual rhythmic gymnast. She currently trains in Novogorsk in Moscow, Russia.

Career[edit]

Minagawa appeared in international junior competitions in 2010. She won silver in all-around at the World Club Cup, the 2011 Aeon Cup in Tokyo, Japan.

Minagawa appeared in Senior competitions in the 2013 Season, she competed in the Grand Prix and World Cup Rhythmic Gymnastics Series. In June 5–08, Minagawa competed with Japanese Team at the 2013 Asian Championships. At the 2013 World Cup Final in St.Petersburg, she placed 23rd in the all-around qualifications. Minagawa then competed at the 2013 World Championships in Kiev, Ukraine finishing 36th in the qualifications, she did not advance into the finals.

In 2014, Minagawa started her season competing at the 2014 Grand Prix Moscow where she finished 9th in all-around (tied with Georgia's Salome Phajava) and qualified to 4 event finals for the first time in the Grand Prix finishing 7th in hoop, ball and 8th clubs, ribbon. At the 2014 Lisboa World Cup she had her highest placement finishing 11th in All-around finals. In May 9–11, Minagawa competed at the 2014 Corbeil-Essonnes World Cup and finished 20th in all-around. She then competed at the 2014 Tashkent World Cup and finished 8th in clubs and 6th in ribbon final. She finished 24th in all-around at the 2014 Minsk World Cup. At the 2014 World Cup Final in Kazan, Russia, Minagawa finished 14th in all-around behind American gymnast Jasmine Kerber. In September 22-28, Minagawa competed at the 2014 World Championships in Izmir, Turkey where she qualified for the all-around finals finishing in 23rd position ahead of Canada's Patricia Bezzoubenko. She then competed at the 2014 Asian Games and finished 6th in all-around behind of teammate Sakura Hayakawa. In October 17-19, Minagawa competed in Tokyo for the 2014 Aeon Cup, where she finished 10th in the All-around finals behind Ukraine's Eleonora Romanova.

In 2015, Minagawa competed at the senior international division at the Moscow Grand Prix and won the all-around silver medal. In March 27-29, Minagawa competed at the 2015 Lisboa World Cup finishing 8th in the all-around ahead of Victoria Veinberg Filanovsky, she qualified to 3 event finals (hoop, ball, and ribbon). she then competed at the 2015 Bucharest World Cup and finished 11th in the all-around. In April 10-12, Hayakawa finished 14th in the all-around behind Neta Rivkin at the 2015 Pesaro World Cup. Nazarenkova finished 6th in all-around at the 2015 Asian Championships, she qualified to 3 apparatus finals: she won bronze in clubs, ribbon and finished 4th in hoop. In August, Minagawa competed at the 2015 Budapest World Cup, finishing 13th in all-around ahead of Israeli Neta Rivkin. At the 2015 World Cup Final in Kazan, Minagawa finished 15th in the all-around. In September 9–13, Minagawa (together with teammates Sakura Hayakawa and Uzume Kawasaki) competed at the 2015 World Championships in Stuttgart were Team Japan finished 6th. Minagawa qualified in the All-around finals finishing in 15th place with a total of 69.399 points.[5] In October 2-4, Minagawa together with teammates Sakura Hayakawa and junior Ruriko Shibayama represented Aeon at the 2015 Aeon Cup in Tokyo Japan, Minagawa finished 11th in the all-around finals with a total of 68.248points and with Team Japan finishing 4th in the overall standings.

In 2016, Minagawa started her season competing at the 2016 Grand Prix Moscow finishing 11th in the all-around.[6] In Feb 26-28, she competed at the 2016 Espoo World Cup finishing 15th in the all-around and qualified to ball final. On April 1-3, Minagawa competed at the 2016 Pesaro World Cup where she finished 22nd in the all-around, she qualified to ball and ribbon final. On May 8-10, Minagawa finished 4th in the all-around with a total of 69.950 points at the 2016 Asian Championships ahead of China's Shang Rong.[7] On June 3-5, Minagawa then finished 7th in the all-around with a total of 71.350 points at the 2016 Guadalajara World Cup and qualified to ball final. On July 1-3, Minagawa competed at the 2016 Berlin World Cup finishing 12th in the all-around and qualified to the ribbon final. On July 8-10, Minagawa then finished 17th in the all-around at the 2016 Kazan World Cup. On August 19-20, Minagawa competed at the 2016 Summer Olympics held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She finished 16th in the rhythmic gymnastics individual all-around qualifications and did not advanced into the top 10 finals.

Routine music information[edit]

Year Apparatus Music title [8]
2016 Hoop All By Myself by Larry Dalton
Ball I Will Always Love You (jazz version)
Clubs Cabaret Sata by Cirque Du Soleil
Ribbon 7 Beauties, Ballet Suite: I.Waltz by Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
2015 Hoop Overture, Requiem (The Fifth), Fate by Trans-Siberian Orchestra
Ball I Will Always Love You (jazz version)
Clubs Swing, Brother Swing by Billie Holiday
Ribbon 7 Beauties, Ballet Suite: I.Waltz by Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
2014 Hoop Overture / Requiem (The Fifth) / Fate by Trans-Siberian Orchestra
Ball Tango by Sultan Ali
Clubs La Danse Nouvelle/Jeanne Avril /Bruant music from Formidable by Grand Orchestre du Moulin Rouge
Ribbon Son Isik by Bilen Yildirir
2013 Hoop Flamenco by Didulya
Ball Tango / Resurgence by Sultan Ali
Clubs La Danse Nouvelle/Jeanne Avril /Bruant music from Formidable by Grand Orchestre du Moulin Rouge
Ribbon ?

References[edit]

  1. ^ "FIG World standings for rhythmic gymnastics" (PDF). International Federation of Gymnastics. Retrieved 14 April 2016. 
  2. ^ "FIG World standings for rhythmic gymnastics" (PDF). International Federation of Gymnastics. Retrieved 14 April 2015. 
  3. ^ "FIG World standings for rhythmic gymnastics" (PDF). International Federation of Gymnastics. Retrieved 14 April 2014. 
  4. ^ "FIG World standings for rhythmic gymnastics" (PDF). International Federation of Gymnastics. Retrieved 20 September 2013. 
  5. ^ "2015 World Championships All-around results". Intlgymnast. 11 September 2015. 
  6. ^ "Rhythmic Gymnastics Grand Prix starts into Olympic Season". Gymmedia. 21 February 2016. .
  7. ^ "Asian Championships of Rhythmic Gymnastics 2016". Gymmedia. Retrieved 10 May 2016. 
  8. ^ "Minagawa RG music list". rgforum. 

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