FIVB World Tour
US$400,000 China Open
May 23 - 27, 2006
(28, Q12) Koichi Nishimura/Katsuhiro Shiratori, Japan
 
Koichi Nishimura
Japan
Photo: FIVB
Personal Info
Birth Date: Jun 30, 1973 (46 yrs old)
Home Town: Kyoto
Resides: Tokyo
Height: 175 cm (5'9")
Weight: 68 kg (150 lb)
Seasons: 14
Tournaments: 99
Career Best: 5th (FIVB C&S Athens 2003)
Career FIVB WT Best: 7th (Marseille 2006)
Career Winnings: US$35,551.48
Katsuhiro Shiratori
Japan
Photo: FIVB
Personal Info
Birth Date: Oct 29, 1976 (43 yrs old)
Home Town: Saitama
Resides: Tokyo
Height: 190 cm (6'3")
Weight: 87 kg (191 lb)
Seasons: 19
Tournaments: 140
Career Best: 3rd (FIVB Boracay 2019)
Career Winnings: US$110,317.68
Team Career Summary 
TourPlayed12345791317253341Money
FIVB13000001002433 US$23,400.00
Previous Shanghai Results 
YearPartner - ResultPartner - Result
2005 Ko Ozaki - 41st Taichi Morikawa - 25th
2007 Satoshi Watanabe - 17th Kentaro Asahi - 33rd
2008 Taichi Morikawa - 41st Kentaro Asahi - 25th
2009 Keisuke Imai - 33rd Kentaro Asahi - 9th
2010 Yasuo Nakaya - 57th Kentaro Asahi - 33rd
2011 Did not play Keisuke Imai - 41st
Recent Results 
TourDateTournamentSeedFinishPointsMoney
FIVB 11/23-27/2005 South Africa Open 29, Q7 25 40 US$2,000.00
FIVB 10/25-29/2005 Acapulco Open 30, Q16 25 40 US$2,000.00
FIVB 10/19-23/2005 Brazil Open Q20 41 12 US$0.00
China Open Matches
DateBracketOpponentScoreTime
Tue, 5/23/2006 Qualifier 2 Simon Nausch / Mario Steinoker, Austria (Q21) Won 21-12, 23-21 0:42
Tue, 5/23/2006 Qualifier 3 Kentaro Asahi / Satoshi Watanabe, Japan (19, Q5) Won 21-15, 21-17 0:34
Wed, 5/24/2006 Winner 1 Pedro Cunha / Franco Neto, Brazil (5) Lost 12-21, 19-21 0:42
Wed, 5/24/2006 Contender 1 Sascha Heyer / Paul Laciga, Switzerland (12) Lost 13-21, 14-21 0:30
Head to Head Results
Nishimura/Shiratori trail the series against the field 3-6
DateTourTournamentRoundWinning TeamSeedLosing TeamSeedScoreTime
Trail the series against # 4 Egger/Laciga, Switzerland 0-1
10/26/05FIVBAcapulco Open Winner 1 Egger/Laciga 3 Nishimura/Shiratori 30, Q16 21-18, 21-15 0:40
Trail the series against # 5 Cunha/Neto, Brazil 0-2
5/24/06FIVBChina Open Winner 1 Cunha/Neto 5 Nishimura/Shiratori 28, Q12 21-12, 21-19 0:42
10/25/05FIVBAcapulco Open Qualifier 2 Cunha/Neto 10, Q1 Nishimura/Shiratori 30, Q16 23-21, 21-17 0:54
Trail the series against # 12 Heyer/Laciga, Switzerland 0-1
5/24/06FIVBChina Open Contender 1 Heyer/Laciga 12 Nishimura/Shiratori 28, Q12 21-13, 21-14 0:30
Trail the series against # 18, Q4 Lochhead/Pitman, New Zealand 0-1
10/26/05FIVBAcapulco Open Contender 1 Lochhead/Pitman 19, Q4 Nishimura/Shiratori 30, Q16 22-20, 21-15 0:48
Lead the series against # 19, Q5 Asahi/Watanabe, Japan 1-0
5/23/06FIVBChina Open Qualifier 3 Nishimura/Shiratori 28, Q12 Asahi/Watanabe 19, Q5 21-15, 21-17 0:34
Trail the series against # 22, Q6 Gosch/Strauss, Austria 0-1
11/25/05FIVBSouth Africa Open Pool D Gosch/Strauss 20 Nishimura/Shiratori 29, Q7 21-11, 21-17 0:38
Lead the series against # Q16 Ellingson/Montgomery, Canada 1-0
10/25/05FIVBAcapulco Open Qualifier 1 Nishimura/Shiratori 30, Q16 Ellingson/Montgomery Q17 21-19, 21-19 0:41
Lead the series against # Q21 Nausch/Steinoker, Austria 1-0
5/23/06FIVBChina Open Qualifier 2 Nishimura/Shiratori 28, Q12 Nausch/Steinoker Q21 21-12, 23-21 0:42