Double Bronze to Japan

In this Thomas&Uber Cups, Team Japan, both men and women, won bronze medals. Men’s coach Keita MASUDA said he was satisfied with team’s overall performance and the result. Last time Japan grabbed medal of Thomas Cup was in 1979. On the other hand, after witnessing China’s loss, women’s coach Kanako YONEKURA said that she recognized once again that anything could happen especially in the team event and mental strength was crucial as a team

日本チームは今回のトマス・ユーバー杯で男女ともに銅メダルを獲得した。とりわけ男子は1979年来のメダルで、舛田圭太コーチは総括として「上出来」と率直に結果を評価した。一方、決勝で7連覇を狙った中国が韓国に敗れる波乱を目の当たりにした女子の米倉加奈子コーチは、「チーム戦には独特のプレッシャーがあり何でも起こり得るということ。技術的な部分はもちろん、精神的な強さが求められることをあらためて認識した」とコメント。今後のチーム強化につなげていく意向を示した

Good job! since 1979
Mental strength needed

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