Japanese super team wins Olympic badminton gold

Jakarta, CNN Indonesia –

Tim badminton Star-studded Japan failed to win the gold medal Tokyo Olympics 2020.

Japan is considered to be one of the countries with a good chance of winning many gold medals in badminton at the Tokyo Olympics.

Japan is considered to be evenly divided into five numbers and is made up of the best players in the world. Many of the players on the Japan Badminton Team are currently in the top 5 in the world and even occupy the top positions in the world.

At the All England 2021, Japan finished the tournament with four titles in hand.

Kento Momota, Nozomi Okuhara, Akane Yamaguchi, Yuta Watanabe / Hiroyuki Endo, Sayaka Hirota / Yuki Fukushima, Mayu Matsumoto / Wakana Nagahara, Hingga Yuta Watanabe / Arisa Higashino

Kento Momota was eliminated in the group stage. (REUTERS / LEONHARD FOEGER)

But one by one, the Japanese badminton stars fell. Momota, who was first seeded in the men’s singles, even came to a surprising halt in the group stage.

In the women’s doubles, Hirota / Fukushima and Mayu / Wakana both lost in the quarterfinals. Hirota had to play with a leg injury throughout the tournament, while Mayu / Wakana were eliminated after failing to use their earned match points.

In the men’s doubles, Yuta / Endo and Takeshi Kamura / Keigo Sonoda also lost in the quarterfinals.

Yuta / Arisa, who had advanced to the semi-finals, had to acknowledge the greatness of Wang Yilyu / Huang Dongping.

On Friday (July 30th) Japan’s hopes for gold in the women’s singles increased. Nozomi and Akane couldn’t carry the load and couldn’t qualify for the semifinals.

Nozomi lost to He Bingjiao 21-13, 13-21, 14-21. While Akane was defeated in front of PV Sindhu from India with the numbers 13-21, 20-22.

The defeat of the two representatives ensured that Japan could not win a gold medal in badminton.

Overall, the Japan Badminton Team only won bronze once thanks to the success of Yuta / Arisa in third place in the mixed doubles.

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