ALL JAPAN Badminton Championships 2016 has started today (Nov/28) at the Yoyogi 2nd Gymnasium located in Shibuya area in Tokyo Metropolitan City.
The Medalists in Rio, the duo of Ms. Takahashi & Ms. Matsutomo and Ms. Okuhara, and almost all the representatives to Rio Olympic participate in this tournament. All the veteran and younger shuttlers including U19 who started to challenge the Tokyo Olympic in 2020 will compete toward the Championships through this week.
From tomorrow Nippon Badminton Association will inaugurate the English version of match overview including the details of some remarkable games. Please visit and enjoy them for your perusal.
Before starting the main draw, today the qualifying rounds have been held.
The followings are the main qualifiers.
Yosei Yamaguchi (Tonami Transportation)
Naohiro Matsukawa (Hitachi Information & telecommunication Engineerig ., Ltd.)
Takeya Mitsuhashi (Nihon University)
Koki Watanabe (Saitama Sakae High school)
Kyoohei Yamashita (Mizushima Technical High School)
Hashiru Shimono & Kanta Tsuneyama (Tonami Transportation)
Tooru Hirakawa & TakumaYamamoto (Yashiro Higashi High School)
Ayumi Mine (Saishunkan Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.)
Kana Ito (Saishunkan Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.)
HIrari Mizui (Futaba Mirai Gakuen High School)
Miho Kayama (Kurashiki Chuo High School)
Ayako Sakuramoto & Yukiko Takahata (YONEX)
Naru Shinoya & Chisato Hoshi (Nihon Unisis)
Rira Kawashima & Saori Ozaki (NTT East)
Rie Eto & Aoi Matsuda (Gifu Tricky Panders)
Naoto Honda (Daido Steel.Co.Ltd.)& Aoi Matsuda (Gifu Tricky Panders)
Yugo Kobayashi (Tonami Transportation) & Chiharu Shida (Saishunkan Pharmaceutical Co, Ltd.)
Yuya Komatuzaki & Shizuka Matsuo (NTT East)