Verdensetter put badmintonrekord in cash prizes

The japanese badmintonstjerne Kento Momota has won 3.6 million kroner in prize money in 2019. No badminton players have ever won a half a million dollar in pr

Verdensetter put badmintonrekord in cash prizes

The japanese badmintonstjerne Kento Momota has won 3.6 million kroner in prize money in 2019.

No badminton players have ever won a half a million dollar in prize money in a calendar year.

But the amount rounded Kento Momota, when he on Sunday won the sæsonfinalen in China.

the victory ended the japanese badmintonstjerne 120.000 dollar, and it brings him up to a total prize fund of 2019 536.900 dollar equal to 3.6 million Danish kroner.

It writes The International Badmintonforbund (BWF) on its website.

Sunday's triumph was the 11. title in the years to japaneren, among other things, also have won Super 1000 tournaments All England and China Open as well as the three Super 750 tournaments, the Japan Open, Denmark Open and Fuzhou China Open.

The men's singles, which comes closest to Momota in winning prize money, is Chou Tien Chen from Taiwan. He could, in 2019 put the button to 1.6 million check on the account in the prize money.

With women has singlespilleren Chen Yu Fei has been the most successful in the year with his seven titles. It has given the chinese 2.6 million dollars.

There are no danes on the list of the nine singles or couples, who have earned the most prize money in 2019.

According to TV2 Sport has herresinglerne Viktor Axelsen and Anders Antonsen earned just about 850.000 dollars in prize money during the year.

beside the prize money come the players ' personal sponsorship.

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Updated Date: 18 December 2019, 18:00

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