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Mizuki Fujii (藤井 瑞希, Fujii Mizuki, born 5 August 1988) is a badminton player from Ashikita, Kumamoto, Japan and plays for the Renesas badminton club.[1] Mizuki Fujii concentrates on doubles badminton. Most of her success has come with women's doubles partner Reika Kakiiwa. Together they reached the final of the 2010 Korea Open Super Series, their first major final as a pair. She also assisted her team in winning the Bronze medal at the 2010 Uber Cup. In the mixed doubles she pairs with Hirokatsu Hashimoto. Her career highest achievement was the silver medal in the women's doubles at the 2012 London Summer Olympics with Kakiiwa.[2] She retired from professional badminton after the win at London.[3]

Mizuki Fujii
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Personal information
Country Japan
Born (1988-08-05) 5 August 1988 (age 30)
Ashikita, Kumamoto, Japan
Height1.60 m (5 ft 3 in)
Weight60 kg (132 lb)
HandednessRight
Women's & mixed doubles
Highest ranking3 (WD 5 January 2012)
15 (XD 16 September 2010)
Current ranking381 (WD 13 September 2018)
BWF profile

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AchievementsEdit

Olympic GamesEdit

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2012 Wembley Arena, London, United Kingdom   Reika Kakiiwa   Tian Qing
  Zhao Yunlei
10–21, 23–25   Silver

Asian Junior ChampionshipsEdit

Girls' doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2006 Kuala Lumpur Badminton Stadium,
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  Yuriko Miki   Ma Jin
  Wang Xiaoli
10–21, 12–21   Bronze

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 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.

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2011 India Open   Reika Kakiiwa   Miyuki Maeda
  Satoko Suetsuna
24–26, 15–21   Runner-up
2011 All England Open   Reika Kakiiwa   Wang Xiaoli
  Yu Yang
2–21, 9–21   Runner-up
2010 Korea Open   Reika Kakiiwa   Cheng Shu
  Zhao Yunlei
16–21, 15–21   Runner-up
     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.

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2011 Bitburger Open   Reika Kakiiwa   Emelie Lennartsson
  Emma Wengberg
21-8, 21–11   Winner
2011 German Open   Reika Kakiiwa   Ha Jung-eun
  Kim Min-jung
21-6, 21–14   Winner
2010 Dutch Open   Reika Kakiiwa   Valeria Sorokina
  Nina Vislova
19-21, 19–21   Runner-up

Mixed doubles

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

BWF International Challenge/SeriesEdit

Women's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2008 Australian International   Megumi Taruno 21–16, 21–17   Winner

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 Belgian International   Nao Ono   Delphine Delrue
  Léa Palermo
19–21, 14–21   Runner-up
2010 Osaka International   Reika Kakiiwa   Misaki Matsutomo
  Ayaka Takahashi
21–19, 21–16   Winner
2009 Austrian International   Reika Kakiiwa   Shizuka Matsuo
  Mami Naito
15–21, 18–21   Runner-up
2008 Canadian International   Reika Kakiiwa   Aki Akao
  Tomomi Matsuda
21–15, 21–15   Winner

Mixed doubles

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

Record against selected opponentsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "選手: 藤井 瑞希 (ふじい みずき)". www.joc.or.jp (in Japanese). Japanese Olympic Committee. Retrieved 17 May 2017.
  2. ^ "Fujii, Kakiiwa earn silver after falling to Chinese duo in badminton final". www.japantimes.co.jp. The Japan Times. Retrieved 17 May 2017.
  3. ^ "フジカキ思わぬ形で解散/バドミントン". www.nikkansports.com (in Japanese). Nikkan Sports. Retrieved 17 May 2017.
  4. ^ "Mizuki Fujii Head to Head". www.tournamentsoftware.com. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 17 May 2017.