Mayu Matsumoto

Mayu Matsumoto (松本 麻佑, Matsumoto Mayu, born 7 August 1995) is a Japanese badminton player.[2] Born in Hokkaido, she graduated from Shiritsu Towanomorisanai High School.[3] She was part of the Hokuto Bank team.[4] Matsumoto was awarded as the 2018 Most Improved Player of the Year by the BWF together with her partner Wakana Nagahara. They obtained the honor after their win in the 2018 BWF World Championships title and improving their ranking from 14 to 3 in the world.[5] In 30 April 2019, she reached a career high as a women’s doubles world No. 1.

Badminton player
Mayu Matsumoto
松本 麻佑
Personal information
Country Japan
Born (1995-08-07) 7 August 1995 (age 26)
Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan
Residence Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 69 kg (152 lb)[1]
Handedness Right
Women’s singles & doubles
Highest ranking 150 (WS 13 August 2015)
1 (WD 30 April 2019)
148 (XD 19 July 2018)
Current ranking 5 (WD 2 November 2021)
BWF profile

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Women’s doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 Nanjing Youth Olympic Sports Park,
Nanjing, China
Wakana Nagahara Yuki Fukushima
Sayaka Hirota
19–21, 21–19, 22–20 Gold
2019 St. Jakobshalle,
Basel, Switzerland
Wakana Nagahara Yuki Fukushima
Sayaka Hirota
21–11, 20–22, 23–21 Gold

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