Kurumi Yonao (與猶くるみ, Yonao Kurumi, born 1 December 1992) is a Japanese badminton player.[1][2] She won a bronze medal in 2015 BWF World Championships in Jakarta with Naoko Fukuman.[3]

Kurumi Yonao
與猶くるみ
Personal information
Country Japan
Born (1992-12-01) 1 December 1992 (age 27)
Toyoake, Aichi, Japan
Height1.67 m (5 ft 6 in)
HandednessRight
Women's singles and doubles
Highest ranking192 (WS 14 March 2013)
7 (WD 23 March 2017)
Current ranking16 (WD 5 April 2018)
BWF profile

AchievementsEdit

BWF World ChampionshipsEdit

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2015 Istora Senayan, Jakarta, Indonesia   Naoko Fukuman   Christinna Pedersen
  Kamilla Rytter Juhl
12–21, 15–21   Bronze

Asian ChampionshipsEdit

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 Wuhan Sports Center Gymnasium, Wuhan, China   Naoko Fukuman   Misaki Matsutomo
  Ayaka Takahashi
13–21, 15–21   Silver

BWF SuperseriesEdit

The BWF Superseries, launched on 14 December 2006 and implemented in 2007, is a series of elite badminton tournaments, sanctioned by Badminton World Federation (BWF). BWF Superseries has two levels: 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.

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 India Open   Naoko Fukuman   Shiho Tanaka
  Koharu Yonemoto
21–16, 19–21, 10–21   Runner-up
2016 India Open   Naoko Fukuman   Misaki Matsutomo
  Ayaka Takahashi
18–21, 18–21   Runner-up
     BWF Superseries Finals tournament
     BWF Superseries Premier tournament
     BWF Superseries tournament

BWF Grand PrixEdit

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

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 Swiss Open   Naoko Fukuman   Shizuka Matsuo
  Mami Naito
16–21, 21–12, 12–21   Runner-up
2015 Malaysia Masters   Naoko Fukuman   Christinna Pedersen
  Kamilla Rytter Juhl
14–21, 14–21   Runner-up
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/SeriesEdit

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 Osaka International   Naoko Fukuman   Ayako Sakuramoto
  Yukiko Takahata
17–21, 21–19, 21–16   Winner
2014 USA International   Naoko Fukuman   Eva Lee
  Paula Lynn Obanana
21–10, 25–23   Winner
2014 Singapore International   Naoko Fukuman   Pacharapun Chochuwong
  Chanisa Teachavorasinskun
21–16, 21–11   Winner
2012 Scottish International   Naoko Fukuman   Koharu Yonemoto
  Yuriko Miki
23–21, 21–18   Winner
2012 Maldives International   Naoko Fukuman   Rie Eto
  Yu Wakita
21–18, 13–21, 23–21   Winner
2012 Osaka International   Naoko Fukuman   Rie Eto
  Yu Wakita
18–21, 12–21   Runner-up
2011 Malaysia International   Naoko Fukuman   Lim Yin Loo
  Marylen Ng
21–16, 21–13   Winner
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Players: Kurumi Yonao". bwfbadminton.com. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 10 April 2017.
  2. ^ "選手・スタッフ紹介 與猶 くるみ ヨナオ・クルミ". www.saishunkan-badminton.jp (in Japanese). Saishunkan Co.Ltd. Archived from the original on 4 March 2017. Retrieved 10 April 2017.
  3. ^ "Momota nabs bronze at badminton worlds". www.japantimes.co.jp. The Japan Times. Retrieved 2 April 2017.

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