Yoshiko Yonekura

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Yoshiko Yonekura (米倉 よし子, Yonekura Yoshiko, later, Yoshiko Tago) is a retired female badminton player of Japan who won Japanese national and international titles in the late 1970s and the 1980s. She is the mother of badminton player Kenichi Tago.

Career[edit]

In 1980 she won women's singles at the Danish Open,[1] women's singles and doubles at the Swedish Open, and a bronze medal at the 1980 IBF World Championships in women's doubles with Atsuko Tokuda. She was a member of world champion Japanese Uber Cup (women's international) teams in 1978 and in 1981.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ David Eddy, "Danish Open Championships: England Fly The Flag," Badminton, May 1980, 14, 15.
  2. ^ Pat Davis,The Guinness Book of Badminton (Enfield, Middlesex, England: Guinness Superlatives Ltd., 1983) 135, 136.