Japan
Jun Mizutani
Mizutani was crowned Japan’s national champion already at the age of 17, he won the event 5 times in a row. His biggest success is the bronze medal at the Olympic Games in Rio in the singles event. In addition, his Japanese team met China in the final - and won the silver medal. "I feel very happy! This is the best feeling ever!" he said after beating Vladimir Samsonov from Belarus in the decisive match for bronze in singles. Mizutani is father of one daughter who was born in October 2014.

Facts

World Ranking
5
Current Club
Fakel Gazprom Orenburg, Russia
Style of play
left-handed, shakehand, attack

Achievements

Olympic Games
Runner-up Team 2016
3rd place Singles 2016
Quarter-finals Team 2008/2012
Round 16 Singles 2012

World Championships
Runner-up Team 2016
3rd place Team 2008/2010/2012/2014
3rd place Doubles 2009/2013
Quarter-finals Singles 2011

World Cup
4th place 2010/2011/2014

World Tour
Winner Grand Finals Singles 2010/2014

Asian Games
3rd place Singles 2010

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