HIRANO Miu

14 Apr 2000
21
Female
Youth Olympian
NUMAZU
 
Japan

Events and Medals

Discipline Event Rank Medal
TTE Table Tennis Women's Team 2 Silver Medal

Schedule

Change
Start Time Location Event Status
Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium Table 2
HUN
Hungary
0
JPN
Japan
3
Finished
Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium Table 2
TPE
Chinese Taipei
0
JPN
Japan
3
Finished
Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium Table 1
HKG
Hong Kong, China
0
JPN
Japan
3
Finished
Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium Table 1
CHN
China
3
JPN
Japan
0
Finished

Biographical Information

Highlights

:
Youth Olympic Games
YearLocationSinglesTeam X
2018Buenos Aires, ARG22

World Championships
YearLocationSinglesDoubles WTeam
2019Budapest, HUNQF--
2018Halmstad, SWE--2
2017Dusseldorf, GER33R-
2015Suzhou, CHN3R2R-

World Cup
YearLocationSingles
2019Chengdu, CHNLast 16
2018Chengdu, CHNQF
2017Markham, ON, CAN4
2016Philadelphia, PA, USA1

Asian Championships
YearLocationSinglesDoubles WTeam
2019Yogyakarta, INAQF32
2017Wuxi, CHN1-2

WTT Star Contender
YearLocationSinglesDoubles W
2021Doha, QAT3R2

ITTF World Tour Grand Finals
YearLocationSinglesDoubles W
2019Zhengzhou, CHN1RQF
2018Incheon, KOR1R-
2017Astana, KAZ1R-
2016Doha, QAT3-

ITTF World Tour - Eliminations per phase since 2017
YearEventWRUSFQFL16L32L64
2020Singles---1x1x1x-
2020Doubles W1x1x1x----
2019Singles-1x2x-6x2x-
2019Doubles W-3x1x2x1x--
2018Singles---5x3x3x-
2018Doubles W--3x3x---
2018Doubles X---1x---
2017Singles--1x2x-5x-
2017Doubles W1x--2x---

ITTF World Tour - Ten best performances since 2017
RankYearEventCompetitionLocation
12020DoublesHungarian OpenBudapest, HUN
12017DoublesGerman OpenMagdeburg, GER
22020DoublesGerman OpenMagdeburg, GER
22019SinglesCzech OpenOlomouc, CZE
22019DoublesSwedish OpenStockholm, SWE
22019DoublesCzech OpenOlomouc, CZE
22019DoublesBulgarian OpenPanagyurishte, BUL
32020DoublesQatar OpenDoha, QAT
32019SinglesJapan OpenSapporo, JPN
32019SinglesHong Kong OpenHong Kong, CHN
32019DoublesAustrian OpenLinz, AUT
32018DoublesCzech OpenOlomouc, CZE
32018DoublesBulgarian OpenPanagyurishte, BUL
32018DoublesChina OpenShenzhen, CHN
32017SinglesKorea OpenIncheon, KOR

World Junior Championships
YearLocationSinglesDoubles WDoubles XTeam
2016Cape Town, RSAQF1RQF1


Legend
W - Winner, RU - Runner-up, SF - Semifinal, QF - Quarterfinal, 4R - 4th Round, 3R - 3rd Round, 2R - 2nd Round, 1R - 1st Round, Prel. Rnd - Preliminary Round, L16 - Last 16, L32 - Last 32, L64 - Last 64, M - Men, W - Women, X - Mixed
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Athlete
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English, Japanese
:
Nippon Life [Japan]
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Mika Baba [national], JPN
:
Right (world-tt.com, 04 Nov 2013; sponichi.co.jp, 10 Dec 2019)
:
Her mother Mariko Hirano played table tennis at collegiate level in Japan and has also worked as a coach in the sport. Her father Mitsumasa played table tennis at national level in Japan. (nittaku.com, 01 Jan 2005; sponichi.co.jp, 29 Jun 2014; sanspo.com, 29 Jan 2015; tokyo-np.co.jp, 03 Sep 2019)
:
She withdrew from the 2020 World Tour Grand Finals in Zhengzhou, People's Republic of China, due to lower back pain. (news.cgtn.com, 14 Oct 2020)

A back injury forced her to miss the doubles event at the 2015 Japan Open. (at-s.com, 26 Jun 2015)
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She took up the sport at age three in Tokyo, Japan. (toto-dream.com, 22 Feb 2014; sponichi.co.jp, 29 Jun 2014)
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Her mother coached a table tennis class. (toto-dream.com, 22 Feb 2014)
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To win a gold medal in the team event at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (nippon.com, 06 Feb 2020; number.bunshun.jp, 12 Apr 2018; sankei.com, 31 Dec 2016)
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Chinese table tennis player Liu Shiwen. (j.people.com.cn, 09 Mar 2015)
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Her mother. (sanspo.com, 29 Jan 2015)

Milestones

She became the first Japanese female table tennis player in 48 years to win a medal in singles at the world championships, when she won bronze at the 2017 edition in Dusseldorf, Germany. (tleague.jp, 20 Nov 2019; hochi.news, 13 Aug 2018; SportsDeskOnline, 30 Dec 2019)

Alongside her partner Mima Ito, she was part of the women's doubles team that became the youngest to win a World Tour title. The pair won gold in doubles at the 2014 German Open in Magdeburg, Germany, at a combined age of 27 years and 145 days. The pair also became the youngest doubles team to win a World Tour Grand Finals title, following their victory at the 2014 edition in Bangkok, Thailand, at a combined age of 28 years and 298 days. (ITTF, 13 Dec 2014, 30 Jun 2015; japantoday.com, 15 Jan 2009; insidethegames.biz, 30 Mar 2014; SportsDeskOnline, 30 Dec 2019)
Legend
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Silver Medal
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Gold Medal Event
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Silver Medal Event
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Bronze Medal Event
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