Yugo Kobayashi

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Yugo Kobayashi
小林優吾
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Personal information
Country Japan
Born (1995-07-10) 10 July 1995 (age 24)
Miyagi Prefecture, Japan
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight72 kg (159 lb)
HandednessLeft
Men's & mixed doubles
Highest ranking9 (MD 27 August 2019)
25 (XD 30 August 2018)
Current ranking9 (MD), 154 (XD) (27 August 2019)
BWF profile

Yugo Kobayashi (小林 優吾, Kobayashi Yūgo, born 10 July 1995) is a Japanese badminton player.[1][2]

Achievements[edit]

BWF World Championships[edit]

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2019 St. Jakobshalle, Basel, Switzerland Japan Takuro Hoki Indonesia Mohammad Ahsan
Indonesia Hendra Setiawan
23–25, 21-9, 15–21 Silver Silver

BWF World Tour[edit]

The BWF World Tour, announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018,[3] is a series of elite badminton tournaments, sanctioned by Badminton World Federation (BWF). The BWF World Tour are divided into six levels, namely World Tour Finals, Super 1000, Super 750, Super 500, Super 300 (part of the HSBC World Tour), and the BWF Tour Super 100.[4]

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Level Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 Korea Open Super 500 Japan Takuro Hoki Japan Hiroyuki Endo
Japan Yuta Watanabe
21–9, 15–21, 10–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

BWF Grand Prix[edit]

The BWF Grand Prix has two levels, the BWF Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold. It is a series of badminton tournaments sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) since 2007.

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 U.S. Open Japan Takuro Hoki Denmark Mathias Boe
Denmark Carsten Mogensen
11–21, 20–22 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 U.S. Open Japan Wakana Nagahara Poland Robert Mateusiak
Poland Nadiezda Zieba
21–16, 21–18 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/Series[edit]

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 Spanish International Japan Takuro Hoki Denmark Mathias Christiansen
Denmark David Daugaard
21–10, 21–6 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2014 USA International Japan Takuro Hoki Canada Adrian Liu
Canada Derrick Ng
21–17, 21–19 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament
     BWF Future Series tournament

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Players: Yugo Kobayashi". bwfbadminton.com. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 20 October 2016.
  2. ^ "Badminton player: 小林 優吾 Yuugo Kobayashi". www.tonami.co.jp (in Japanese). Tonami. Retrieved 20 October 2016.
  3. ^ "BWF Launches New Events Structure". Badminton World Federation. 29 November 2017.
  4. ^ "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. 15 January 2018.