Image source: Kento Momota Social Media
China News Service won 11 championships in a single season on November 18 and was certified by the Guinness Book of World Records. The world's number one Japanese badminton player Kento Momota uploaded the relevant certificates on his personal social media on the 18th.
Momota won eleven titles including the All England Championships and the World Championships last year, refreshing the history of badminton.
He said frankly that he is very happy to be certified by the Guinness Book of Records and will continue to improve in the future.
Momota’s certificate came from the Guinness Book of Records. “The player with the largest number of badminton men’s singles championships in a single season-Kento Momota won 11 championships between March and December 15, 2019.”
In 2019, Kento Momota won a total of 11 championships including the All England Badminton Open, Japan Badminton Open, World Badminton Championships, China Badminton Open, Korea Badminton Open, World Badminton Tour Finals, etc. .
With his outstanding performance, Kento Momota broke the previous record of ten championships in a single season held by Li Zongwei, and was elected the best male athlete of the 2019 World Badminton Federation.
Kento Momota said: "This is not only my strength, but also the support of people around me. I will work hard every day to play badminton and continue to improve."
Kento Momota, 26 this year, made his debut as No. 1 in the men's singles world on September 27, 2018. He is also the first men's singles in the history of Japanese badminton.
Kento Momota is regarded as the best badminton player in the world today and the biggest favorite in men's singles at the Tokyo Olympics.
Earlier this year, Kento Momota suffered a car accident after winning the Malaysian Masters. He underwent eye surgery as a result, and then began a months-long rehabilitation.
In June of this year, Kento Momota resumed training to prepare for the Olympics.