Ryota Taohata

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Ryota Taohata
垰畑 亮太
Personal information
CountryJapan
Born (1988-11-21) 21 November 1988 (age 32)
Okagaki, Fukuoka, Japan
Height1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight80 kg (176 lb)
HandednessRight
Men's & mixed doubles
Highest ranking29 (MD 11 July 2013)
97 (XD 15 December 2016)
Medal record
Men's badminton
Representing  Japan
Asia Team Championships
Silver medal – second place 2016 Hyderabad Men's team
East Asian Games
Bronze medal – third place 2013 Tianjin Men's doubles
BWF profile

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.[1][2] 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.[2][3] He retired from the Unisys team on 31 March 2017.[4]

Achievements[edit]

East Asian Games[edit]

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2013 Binhai New Area Dagang Gymnasium,
Tianjin, China
Japan Hiroyuki Saeki Chinese Taipei Chen Hung-ling
Chinese Taipei Lu Chia-pin
19–21, 21–15, 17–21 Bronze Bronze

BWF Grand Prix[edit]

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.

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2012 Canada Open Japan Hiroyuki Saeki Japan Takeshi Kamura
Japan Keigo Sonoda
21–12, 16–21, 19–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2012 Canada Open Japan Ayaka Takahashi Japan Takeshi Kamura
Japan Koharu Yonemoto
21–14, 21–16 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2014 Russian Open Japan Misato Aratama Russia Ivan Sozonov
Russia Olga Morozova
21–12, 21–10 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2016 Chinese Taipei Masters Japan Koharu Yonemoto Hong Kong Tang Chun Man
Hong Kong Tse Ying Suet
3–11, 7–11, 12–14 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
  BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
  BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/Series[edit]

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2011 Austrian International Japan Hiroyuki Saeki England Anthony Clark
England Chris Langridge
15–21, 16–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2012 Austrian International Japan Hiroyuki Saeki India K. T. Rupesh Kumar
India Sanave Thomas
21–23, 20–22 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2012 Scottish International Japan Hiroyuki Saeki Japan Takeshi Kamura
Japan Keigo Sonoda
21–16, 11–21, 17–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2013 Austrian International Japan Hiroyuki Saeki Japan Takeshi Kamura
Japan Keigo Sonoda
21–18, 15–21, 21–18 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
  BWF International Challenge tournament
  BWF International Series tournament
  BWF Future Series tournament

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Players: Ryota Taohata". bwfbadminton.com. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 17 October 2016.
  2. ^ a b "垰畑 亮太 Ryota Taohata". www.unisys.co.jp (in Japanese). Archived from the original on 28 December 2020. Retrieved 28 December 2020.
  3. ^ "Players: Ryota Taohata". www.smash-net.tv (in Japanese). TMONY Japan Corporation. Archived from the original on 28 December 2020. Retrieved 28 December 2020.
  4. ^ "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.

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