Keigo Sonoda

Keigo Sonoda

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Updated On September 27, 2022

Keigo Sonoda is a retired badminton player from Japan. Moreover, Keigo Sonoda was affiliated with the YKK AP Yatsushiro, before joining the Tonami team in 2010. And, he was part of the national team that won the 2014 Thomas Cup.

Early Life

Keigo Sonoda was born on the 20th of February, 1990, in Yatsushiro, Kumamoto, Japan. According to his birth date, Sonoda is 32 years old and holds Japanese nationality.

However, there is no information regarding his zodiac sign, ethnicity, parents, siblings, and early childhood life. We may presume that this badminton player might have been well raised as a child.

Education

As of now, Sonoda has not yet shared his academic qualification in public. We may assume that this man might have completed his graduation from his nearby hometown university.

Relationship Status

Regarding his relationship status, Sonoda has not shared information regarding it. Looking at him and his social media page, he seems to be a married man.

Keigo Sonoda

Caption: Keigo Sonoda with his wife (Source: Instagram)

On his Instagram page, he has shared several photos of his child and his wife. However, he has not revealed their names in public. This player is quite secretive when it comes to his personal life.

And at the time, this man is not a part of the controversy nor got rumors till now.

Career

From a young age, Keigo Sonoda began to play badminton. In 2007, Asian JuniorMixed Team Championships, he was a player representing Japan in tournaments.

Before choosing to join the Tonami team in 2010, he was affiliated with the YKK AP Yatsushiro. In addition, he was a member of the 2014 Thomas Cup-winning national team. At the 2016 Hong Kong Open, he won his first Superseries championship.

Keigo Sonoda

Caption: Keigo Sonoda playing a badminton completion (Source: The Star)

In January 2017, he and Takeshi Kamura achieved a career-high ranking of second in the men’s doubles. He received a bronze in 2017 and a silver in the World Championships in 2018.

Moreover, he earned silver and three bronze medals in the individual men’s doubles competition at the continental level while also helping the national team win the 2017 Asia Mixed Team Championships. He competed in the Asian Games in 2014 and 2018.

At the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sonoda participated. Together with Takeshi Kamura, the pair lost to Mohammad Ahsan and Hendra Setiawan, the second seed, in the quarterfinals. After competing in the 2020 Summer Olympics, he took retirement in 2021.

Awards

As professional badminton, he earned the gold medal in the 2014 Thomas Cup (Men’s Team) which was held in New Delhi. Likewise, he earned a gold medal in the 2017 Asia Mixed Team Championships (Mixed Team) which was held in Ho Chi Minh.

Keigo Sonoda

Caption: Keigo Sonoda posing for a photo with trophy and medal (Source: Instagram)

Net Worth

Officially, this retired badminton player has not shared information regarding his net worth, salary, and income. According to some online websites, his net worth is estimated at around $1 million-$5 million.

Body Measurements

This former Japanese player stands 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs around 70 kg. Moreover, Sonoda has black hair with brown eyes color and there is no other information regarding his dress size, shoe size, waist size, chest size, and many more.

Social Media

On his Instagram page, there are more than 28.1k followers. Besides this, the former badminton player is not active on Facebook and Twitter.

 

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