Sho Sasaki

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Sho Sasaki
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Personal information
Country  Japan
Born (1982-06-30) June 30, 1982 (age 34)
Hokkaido, Japan
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Handedness Left
Coach Keita Masuda
Men's singles
Highest ranking 6 (November 3, 2011)
Current ranking 28 (November 2,2016[1])
BWF profile
Updated on 01:41, 28 May 2014 (UTC).
In this Japanese name, the family name is Sasaki.

Sho Sasaki (佐々木 翔 Sasaki Shō?, born June 30, 1982 in Hokkaido) is a male badminton player from Japan. He is the third seed of men singles in Japan after Kenichi Tago and Kento Momota.He competed in four Asian Games from 2002 to 2014.[2]


In 2007 he won the Japanese National Championships in men's singles, and 7 international tournaments: the Bahrain Satellite Badminton Tournament, the Banuinvest International Championships, the Osaka International Challenge, the Israel International, the Mauritius International, the Victorian International and the Italian International. At the 2012 Summer Olympics, he reached the quarter-finals of the men's singles, losing to Lin Dan.[3]


International Tournament wins[edit]