Kurumi Yonao

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Kurumi Yonao
與猶くるみ
Personal information
Country Japan
Born (1992-12-01) 1 December 1992 (age 26)
Toyoake, Aichi, Japan
Height1.67 m (5 ft 6 in)
HandednessRight
Women's singles and doubles
Highest ranking192 (WS 14 March 2013)
7 (WD 23 March 2017)
Current ranking16 (WD 5 April 2018)
BWF profile

Kurumi Yonao (與猶くるみ, Yonao Kurumi, born 1 December 1992) is a Japanese badminton player.[1][2] She won a bronze medal in 2015 BWF World Championships in Jakarta with Naoko Fukuman.[3]

Achievements[edit]

BWF World Championships[edit]

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 Istora Senayan, Jakarta, Indonesia Japan Naoko Fukuman Denmark Christinna Pedersen
Denmark Kamilla Rytter Juhl
12–21, 15–21 Bronze Bronze

Asian Championships[edit]

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 Wuhan Sports Center Gymnasium, Wuhan, China Japan Naoko Fukuman Japan Misaki Matsutomo
Japan Ayaka Takahashi
13–21, 15–21 Silver Silver

BWF Superseries[edit]

The BWF Superseries, launched on 14 December 2006 and implemented in 2007, is a series of elite badminton tournaments, sanctioned by Badminton World Federation (BWF). BWF Superseries has two levels: Superseries and Superseries Premier. A season of Superseries features twelve tournaments around the world, which introduced since 2011, with successful players invited to the Superseries Finals held at the year end.

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 India Open Japan Naoko Fukuman Japan Shiho Tanaka
Japan Koharu Yonemoto
21–16, 19–21, 10–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2016 India Open Japan Naoko Fukuman Japan Misaki Matsutomo
Japan Ayaka Takahashi
18–21, 18–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
     BWF Superseries Finals tournament
     BWF Superseries Premier tournament
     BWF Superseries tournament

BWF Grand Prix[edit]

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

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 Swiss Open Japan Naoko Fukuman Japan Shizuka Matsuo
Japan Mami Naito
16–21, 21–12, 12–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2015 Malaysia Masters Japan Naoko Fukuman Denmark Christinna Pedersen
Denmark Kamilla Rytter Juhl
14–21, 14–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/Series[edit]

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 Osaka International Japan Naoko Fukuman Japan Ayako Sakuramoto
Japan Yukiko Takahata
17–21, 21–19, 21–16 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2014 USA International Japan Naoko Fukuman United States Eva Lee
United States Paula Lynn Obanana
21–10, 25–23 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2014 Singapore International Japan Naoko Fukuman Thailand Pacharapun Chochuwong
Thailand Chanisa Teachavorasinskun
21–16, 21–11 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2012 Scottish International Japan Naoko Fukuman Japan Koharu Yonemoto
Japan Yuriko Miki
23–21, 21–18 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2012 Maldives International Japan Naoko Fukuman Japan Rie Eto
Japan Yu Wakita
21–18, 13–21, 23–21 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2012 Osaka International Japan Naoko Fukuman Japan Rie Eto
Japan Yu Wakita
18–21, 12–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2011 Malaysia International Japan Naoko Fukuman Malaysia Lim Yin Loo
Malaysia Marylen Ng
21–16, 21–13 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Players: Kurumi Yonao". bwfbadminton.com. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 10 April 2017.
  2. ^ "選手・スタッフ紹介 與猶 くるみ ヨナオ・クルミ". www.saishunkan-badminton.jp (in Japanese). Saishunkan Co.Ltd. Archived from the original on 4 March 2017. Retrieved 10 April 2017.
  3. ^ "Momota nabs bronze at badminton worlds". www.japantimes.co.jp. The Japan Times. Retrieved 2 April 2017.

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