|Born||21 November 1988|
Okagaki, Fukuoka, Japan
|Height||1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|Weight||80 kg (176 lb)|
|Men's & mixed doubles|
|Highest ranking||29 (MD 11 July 2013)|
97 (XD 15 December 2016)
Ryota Taohata (垰畑 亮太, Taohata Ryōta, born 21 November 1988) is a Japanese badminton player who affiliated with Nihon Unisys team since April 2011. He was a bronze medalist at the 2013 East Asian Games in the men's doubles event, and was part of the Japanese team that won silver medal at the 2016 Asia Team Championships. He won the mixed doubles titles at the 2012 Canada Open and 2014 Russian Open. He retired from the Unisys team on 31 March 2017.
East Asian Games
|2013||Binhai New Area Dagang Gymnasium,
|Hiroyuki Saeki|| Chen Hung-ling
|19–21, 21–15, 17–21||Bronze|
BWF Grand Prix
The BWF Grand Prix had two levels, the BWF Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold. It was a series of badminton tournaments sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) which was held from 2007 to 2017.
|2012||Canada Open||Hiroyuki Saeki|| Takeshi Kamura
|21–12, 16–21, 19–21||Runner-up|
|2012||Canada Open||Ayaka Takahashi|| Takeshi Kamura
|2014||Russian Open||Misato Aratama|| Ivan Sozonov
|2016||Chinese Taipei Masters||Koharu Yonemoto|| Tang Chun Man
Tse Ying Suet
|3–11, 7–11, 12–14||Runner-up|
BWF International Challenge/Series
|2011||Austrian International||Hiroyuki Saeki|| Anthony Clark
|2012||Austrian International||Hiroyuki Saeki|| K. T. Rupesh Kumar
|2012||Scottish International||Hiroyuki Saeki|| Takeshi Kamura
|21–16, 11–21, 17–21||Runner-up|
|2013||Austrian International||Hiroyuki Saeki|| Takeshi Kamura
|21–18, 15–21, 21–18||Winner|
- BWF International Challenge tournament
- BWF International Series tournament
- BWF Future Series tournament
- "Players: Ryota Taohata". bwfbadminton.com. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 17 October 2016.
- "垰畑 亮太 Ryota Taohata". www.unisys.co.jp (in Japanese). Archived from the original on 28 December 2020. Retrieved 28 December 2020.
- "Players: Ryota Taohata". www.smash-net.tv (in Japanese). TMONY Japan Corporation. Archived from the original on 28 December 2020. Retrieved 28 December 2020.
- "早川賢一選手、垰畑亮太選手引退のお知らせ". www.unisys.co.jp (in Japanese). 3 April 2017. Archived from the original on 28 December 2020. Retrieved 28 December 2020.