Athlete Details

Kento Momota
Badminton
Career

Known for his unpredictable and explosive style of play, Kento Momota finished the 2019 season with 11 titles which included the World Championships, Asia Championships, and YONEX All England Open. He surpassed badminton legend Lee Chong Wei's record of winning 10 titles in a season and was also awarded the BWF Best Male Player of the Year. In 2018, he became the first Japanese men's singles player to be ranked No. 1 in the BWF world ranking. 

Achievements
  •  2x  Fuzhou China Open Champion (2018, 2019)
  •  2x  Danisa Denmark Open Champion (2018, 2019)
  •  2x  TOTAL BWF World Championships Gold Medalist (2018, 2019)
  •  2x  DAIHATSU YONEX Japan Open Champion (2018, 2019)
  •  2x  Badminton Asia Championships Gold Medalist (2018, 2019)
  •  2x  Singapore Open Champion (2015, 2019)
  •  2x  Indonesia Open Champion (2015, 2018)
  • 2020 Perodua Malaysia Masters Champion
  • 2019 HSBC BWF World Tour Finals Champion
  • 2019 Korea Open Champion
  • 2019 Victor China Open Champion
  • 2019 YONEX All England Open Champion
  • 2019 YONEX German Open Champion
  • 2017 Macau Open Champion
  • 2017 YONEX Dutch Open Champion
  • 2016 YONEX-SUNRISE India Open Champion
  • 2015 Dubai BWF World Super Series Finals Champion