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Kaori Mori

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Kaori Mori
Personal information
Country Japan
Born (1979-08-23) August 23, 1979 (age 44)
Fukuoka, Japan
Height1.57 m (5 ft 2 in)
Weight50 kg (110 lb)
Women's Singles
Current ranking16 (9 August 2007)
Medal record
Women's badminton
Representing  Japan
Uber Cup
Bronze medal – third place 2004 Jakarta Women's team
Asian Games
Silver medal – second place 2006 Doha Women's team
Asian Championships
Silver medal – second place 2006 Johor Bahru Women's singles
Silver medal – second place 2005 Hyderabad Women's singles
Bronze medal – third place 2004 Kuala Lumpur Women's singles
Asian Junior Championships
Bronze medal – third place 1997 Manila Women's team
BWF profile

Kaori Mori (森 かおり, Mori Kaori, born on August 23, 1979, in Fukuoka Prefecture) is a former Japanese badminton player.[1] She was the women's singles national champion in 2001 and 2003. Mori won the bronze medal at the 2004 Asian Championships and also the silver medals in 2005 and 2006.[2] She played badminton at the 2004 Summer Olympics, defeating Anu Weckström of Finland in the first round but losing to Zhou Mi of China in the round of 16.[3] She also helps the Japanese women's team to win bronze at the 2004 Uber Cup in Jakarta, Indonesia.[4][5]



Asia Championships


Women's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2006 Bandaraya Stadium, Johor Bahru, Malaysia Hong Kong Wang Chen 14–21, 21–9, 13–21 Silver Silver
2005 Gachibowli Indoor Stadium, Hyderabad, India Hong Kong Wang Chen 8–11, 4–11 Silver Silver
2004 Kuala Lumpur Badminton Stadium, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Hong Kong Wang Chen 4–11, 2–11 Bronze Bronze

BWF International Challenge/Series (1 title, 4 runners-up)


Women's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2007 Irish International England Elizabeth Cann 19–21, 9–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2003 Slovak International Bulgaria Petya Nedelcheva 11–6, 11–6 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2003 Western Australia International Japan Miho Tanaka 8–11, 10–13 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2003 Waikato International Japan Kanako Yonekura 4–11, 2–11 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2009 Osaka International Japan Aya Wakisaka Japan Misaki Matsutomo
Japan Ayaka Takahashi
16–21, 21–16, 22–24 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
  BWF International Challenge tournament
  BWF International Series tournament


  1. ^ "選手 森 かおり (もり かおり)" (in Japanese). Japanese Olympic Committee. Retrieved 24 November 2017.
  2. ^ "アシスタントコーチ 森 かおり". Wayback Machine. Archived from the original on 11 April 2010. Retrieved 24 November 2017.
  3. ^ "Kaori Mori". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 24 November 2017.
  4. ^ "Japan Uber team show their bronze medals". Getty Images. Retrieved 24 November 2017.
  5. ^ "China in Uber Cup final". The Hindu. 2004-05-14. Retrieved 24 November 2017.[dead link]