Kaori Mori ( 森 かおり , Mori Kaori , born on August 23, 1979, in Fukuoka Prefecture) is a former Japanese badminton player. [3] She was the women's singles national champion in 2001 and 2003. Mori won the bronze medal at the 2004 Asian Championships and also the silver medals in 2005 and 2006. [5] She played badminton at the 2004 Summer Olympics, defeating Anu Weckström of Finland in the first round but losing to Zhou Mi of China in the round of 16. [6] She also helps the Japanese women's team to win bronze at the 2004 Uber Cup in Jakarta, Indonesia. [7] [8]


Asia Championships

Women's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2006 Bandaraya Stadium, Johor Bahru, Malaysia Wang Chen 14–21, 21–9, 13–21 Silver
2005 Gachibowli Indoor Stadium, Hyderabad, India Wang Chen 8–11, 4–11 Silver
2004 Kuala Lumpur Badminton Stadium, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Wang Chen 4–11, 2–11 Bronze

BWF International Challenge/Series

Women's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2007 Irish International Elizabeth Cann 19–21, 9–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2003 Slovak International Petya Nedelcheva 11–6, 11–6 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2003 Western Australia International Miho Tanaka 8–11, 10–13 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2003 Waikato International Kanako Yonekura 4–11, 2–11 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2009 Osaka International Aya Wakisaka Misaki Matsutomo
Ayaka Takahashi
16–21, 21–16, 22–24 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
BWF International Challenge tournament
BWF International Series tournament