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Hirokatsu Hashimoto

Hirokatsu Hashimoto (橋本 博且, Hashimoto Hirokatsu, born 18 December 1985) is a Japanese badminton player from Tonami Transportation badminton team. In 2013, he and his men's doubles partner Noriyasu Hirata, received the Badminton Nippon League's Valuable Player Award. He competed at the 2010 and 2014 Asian Games. His best achievement is to win the 2014 Thomas Cup.[1]

Hirokatsu Hashimoto
Personal information
Country Japan
Born (1985-12-18) 18 December 1985 (age 33)
Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight75 kg (165 lb)
HandednessRight
Men's & mixed doubles
Highest ranking7 (MD 26 April 2012)
15 (XD 16 September 2010)
BWF profile

AchievementsEdit

Asian ChampionshipsEdit

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2011 Sichuan Gymnasium, Chengdu, China   Noriyasu Hirata   Cai Yun
  Fu Haifeng
12–21, 15–21   Silver

BWF World TourEdit

The BWF World Tour, announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018,[2] 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.[3]

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Level Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 Akita Masters Super 100   Hiroyuki Saeki   Akbar Bintang Cahyono
  Muhammad Reza Pahlevi Isfahani
16–21, 6–21   Runner-up

BWF SuperseriesEdit

The BWF Superseries has two level such as Superseries and Superseries Premier. A season of Superseries features twelve tournaments around the world, which introduced since 2011, with successful players invited to the Superseries Finals held at the year end.

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2011 India Open   Noriyasu Hirata   Angga Pratama
  Ryan Agung Saputra
21–17, 21–9   Winner
     BWF Superseries Finals tournament
     BWF Superseries Premier tournament
     BWF Superseries tournament

BWF Grand PrixEdit

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

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2010 Dutch Open   Noriyasu Hirata   Yoshiteru Hirobe
  Kenta Kazuno
21–17, 21–13   Winner
2009 New Zealand Open   Noriyasu Hirata   Rupesh Kumar
  Sanave Thomas
16–21, 21–15, 13–21   Runner-up

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2011 Australian Open   Mizuki Fujii   Songphon Anugritayawon
  Kunchala Voravichitchaikul
15–21, 9–21   Runner-up
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/SeriesEdit

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 Osaka International   Hiroyuki Saeki   Mohamad Arif Abdul Latif
  Nur Mohd Azriyn Ayub
21–19, 15–21, 21–15   Winner
2010 Osaka International   Noriyasu Hirata   Hiroyuki Endo
  Yoshiteru Hirobe
16–21, 23–21, 21–17   Winner
2009 Osaka International   Noriyasu Hirata   Yoshiteru Hirobe
  Hajime Komiyama
19–21, 10–21   Runner-up

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2010 Osaka International   Mizuki Fujii   Kenichi Hayakawa
  Shizuka Matsuo
14–21, 11–21   Runner-up
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Hashimoto Hirokatsu". Wayback Machine. Archived from the original on 11 July 2015. Retrieved 20 June 2017.
  2. ^ "BWF Launches New Events Structure". Badminton World Federation. 29 November 2017.
  3. ^ "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. 15 January 2018.

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