Reika Kakiiwa

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Reika Kakiiwa
Yonex IFB 2013 - Quarterfinal - Reika Kakiiwa - Miyuki Maeda vs Bao Yixin - Tang Jinhua 14.jpg
Reika Kakiiwa at the 2013 French Super Series.
Personal information
Born July 19, 1989 (1989-07-19) (age 27)
Kami-Amakusa, Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan
Height 166 cm (5 ft 5 in)
Weight 64 kg (141 lb)[1]

Reika Kakiiwa (垣岩 令佳 Kakiiwa Reika, born July 19, 1989 in Kami-Amakusa, Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan) is an internationally elite badminton player.[2]

Reika Kakiiwa has gained prominence in the badminton community because of her success in women's doubles. She has reached a career high ranking of third in the world with her partner Mizuki Fujii. She has also competed in mixed doubles reaching a peak ranking of 51st with her partner Kenta Kazuno.[3]

Achievements[edit]

Titles[edit]

Women's Doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent in final Score
2010 Osaka International Japan Mizuki Fujii Japan Misaki Matsutomo
Japan Ayaka Takahashi
21-19, 21-16
2011 German Open Japan Mizuki Fujii South Korea Ha Jung-eun
South Korea Kim Min-jung
21-16, 21-14
2011 Bitburger Open Japan Mizuki Fujii Sweden Emma Wengberg
Sweden Emelie Lennartsson
21-8, 21-11

Record against selected opponents[edit]

Women's Doubles results with Mizuki Fujii against Super Series finalists, Worlds Semi-finalists, and Olympic quarterfinalists.[4]

References[edit]