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BWF World Championships 2019

19 Aug 2019 - 25 Aug 2019

The BWF World Championship is a multinational badminton tournament which is set up by the Badminton World Federation. It involves contestants from amongst the BWF members and each event has a gold medalist, a silver medalist and a bronze medalist. The players gain the highest ranking points on winning in this tournament and each winner is called the World Champion.


BWF World Championship 2018

The 2018 tournament is being organised in China and is scheduled to be held at the Nanjing Youth Olympic Sports Park in Nanjing.

The tournament will start on 30 July 2018 with Round of 64 events. The finals are scheduled to take place on 5 August 2018. There are five events in the tournament, namely - Men's Singles, Women's Singles, Men's Doubles, Women's Doubles and Mixed Doubles.


Major Players

The 2018 BWF World Championship will see some of the best matches featuring players like Lin Dan, Son Wan Ho and Chen Long in the Men's Singles event. The Women's Singles event will feature players like Akane Yamaguchi, Tai Tzu Ying and PV Sindhu.


Players such as Marcus Fernaldi Gideon, Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo, etc. will contest in the Men's Doubles event and Chen Qingchen, Jia Yifan, etc. will be going for gold in the Women's Doubles event.


In the Mixed Doubles event, Chen Qingchen and Zheng Siwei, who are currently ranked at number one, will aim for the gold medal.


The Defending Champions

Viktor Axelsen will defend his title against Chinese players who won silver and bronze respectively in Men's Singles event. Similarly, in the Women's Singles event, Nozomi Okuhara will face a hard competition from Indian and Chinese players like PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal and Chen Yufei.


In the Doubles event, Liu Cheng and Zhang Nan will defend their title in Men's category and Chen Quinchen and Jia Yifan will defend their title in Women's category.


In the Mixed Doubles event, Tontowi Ahmad and Liliyana Natsir will defend their title against a set of Chinese players who are currently ranked at number one and two in the BWF World Rankings.


Videos
Kidambi Srikanth, Lakshya Sen, PV Sindhu among record 26 Indian players to qualify for World Championships
Kidambi Srikanth, Lakshya Sen, PV Sindhu among record 26 Indian players to qualify for World Championships

Kidambi Srikanth, Lakshya Sen, PV Sindhu among record 26 Indian players to qualify for World Championships

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Lakshya Sen’s World Championships bronze medal could be turning point of his career, says coach Vimal Kumar
Lakshya Sen’s World Championships bronze medal could be turning point of his career, says coach Vimal Kumar

Lakshya Sen’s World Championships bronze medal could be turning point of his career, says coach Vimal Kumar

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A gold medal will be my next target at the World Championships: Lakshya Sen
A gold medal will be my next target at the World Championships: Lakshya Sen

A gold medal will be my next target at the World Championships: Lakshya Sen

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Kidambi Srikanth fails to halt Loh Kean Yew’s dream run, settles for silver medal at World Championships
Kidambi Srikanth fails to halt Loh Kean Yew’s dream run, settles for silver medal at World Championships

Kidambi Srikanth fails to halt Loh Kean Yew’s dream run, settles for silver medal at World Championships

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"I feel the experience of Srikanth helped him to pull off a win against Lakshya" - Team coach Arun Vishnu on the World Championships semis
"I feel the experience of Srikanth helped him to pull off a win against Lakshya" - Team coach Arun Vishnu on the World Championships semis

"I feel the experience of Srikanth helped him to pull off a win against Lakshya" - Team coach Arun Vishnu on the World Championships semis

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Kidambi Srikanth vs Loh Kean Yew, BWF World Championships Final: Where to watch, TV schedule, live stream details, and more
Kidambi Srikanth vs Loh Kean Yew, BWF World Championships Final: Where to watch, TV schedule, live stream details, and more

Kidambi Srikanth vs Loh Kean Yew, BWF World Championships Final: Where to watch, TV schedule, live stream details, and more

BWF World Championships 2021: Kidambi Srikanth rallies back to stop giant-killer Lakshya Sen, storms into final
BWF World Championships 2021: Kidambi Srikanth rallies back to stop giant-killer Lakshya Sen, storms into final

BWF World Championships 2021: Kidambi Srikanth rallies back to stop giant-killer Lakshya Sen, storms into final

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Twitter erupts as Kidambi Srikanth beats Lakshya Sen in a thriller to enter final of BWF World Championships
Twitter erupts as Kidambi Srikanth beats Lakshya Sen in a thriller to enter final of BWF World Championships

Twitter erupts as Kidambi Srikanth beats Lakshya Sen in a thriller to enter final of BWF World Championships

"We both play an attacking style, let’s see who makes the final" - Lakshya Sen on facing Kidambi Srikanth in BWF World Championships semifinal
"We both play an attacking style, let’s see who makes the final" - Lakshya Sen on facing Kidambi Srikanth in BWF World Championships semifinal

"We both play an attacking style, let’s see who makes the final" - Lakshya Sen on facing Kidambi Srikanth in BWF World Championships semifinal

BWF World Championships 2021, Kidambi Srikanth vs Lakshya Sen: Where to watch, TV schedule, live stream details, and more
BWF World Championships 2021, Kidambi Srikanth vs Lakshya Sen: Where to watch, TV schedule, live stream details, and more

BWF World Championships 2021, Kidambi Srikanth vs Lakshya Sen: Where to watch, TV schedule, live stream details, and more

Kidambi Srikanth, PV Sindhu sail into World Championships quarters; Chirag-Satwik bow out
Kidambi Srikanth, PV Sindhu sail into World Championships quarters; Chirag-Satwik bow out

Kidambi Srikanth, PV Sindhu sail into World Championships quarters; Chirag-Satwik bow out

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BWF World Championships 2021, Kidambi Srikanth vs Mark Caljouw: Where to watch, TV schedule, live stream details, and more
BWF World Championships 2021, Kidambi Srikanth vs Mark Caljouw: Where to watch, TV schedule, live stream details, and more

BWF World Championships 2021, Kidambi Srikanth vs Mark Caljouw: Where to watch, TV schedule, live stream details, and more

BWF World Championships 2021, PV Sindhu vs Tai Tzu Ying: Where to watch, TV schedule, live stream details, and more
BWF World Championships 2021, PV Sindhu vs Tai Tzu Ying: Where to watch, TV schedule, live stream details, and more

BWF World Championships 2021, PV Sindhu vs Tai Tzu Ying: Where to watch, TV schedule, live stream details, and more

BWF World Championships 2021: Day 5 Schedule for Indian shuttlers, where to watch, live stream details, TV schedule and more
BWF World Championships 2021: Day 5 Schedule for Indian shuttlers, where to watch, live stream details, TV schedule and more

BWF World Championships 2021: Day 5 Schedule for Indian shuttlers, where to watch, live stream details, TV schedule and more

BWF World Championships 2021, Kidambi Srikanth vs Lu Guang Zu: Where to watch, TV schedule, live stream details, and more
BWF World Championships 2021, Kidambi Srikanth vs Lu Guang Zu: Where to watch, TV schedule, live stream details, and more

BWF World Championships 2021, Kidambi Srikanth vs Lu Guang Zu: Where to watch, TV schedule, live stream details, and more

BWF World Championships 2021, PV Sindhu vs Pornpawee Chochuwong: Where to watch, TV schedule, live stream details, and more
BWF World Championships 2021, PV Sindhu vs Pornpawee Chochuwong: Where to watch, TV schedule, live stream details, and more

BWF World Championships 2021, PV Sindhu vs Pornpawee Chochuwong: Where to watch, TV schedule, live stream details, and more

Lakshya Sen shocks 15th seed Nishimoto; Srikanth, Sindhu, Chirag-Satwik advance at World Championships
Lakshya Sen shocks 15th seed Nishimoto; Srikanth, Sindhu, Chirag-Satwik advance at World Championships

Lakshya Sen shocks 15th seed Nishimoto; Srikanth, Sindhu, Chirag-Satwik advance at World Championships

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BWF World Championships 2021: Day 4 Schedule for Indian shuttlers, where to watch, live stream details, TV schedule and more
BWF World Championships 2021: Day 4 Schedule for Indian shuttlers, where to watch, live stream details, TV schedule and more

BWF World Championships 2021: Day 4 Schedule for Indian shuttlers, where to watch, live stream details, TV schedule and more

How top Indian doubles pairs can take help of Korean coach Yong Sung Yoo to boost their careers
How top Indian doubles pairs can take help of Korean coach Yong Sung Yoo to boost their careers

How top Indian doubles pairs can take help of Korean coach Yong Sung Yoo to boost their careers

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HS Prannoy, doubles pair MR Arjun and Dhruv Kapila post brilliant wins at World Championships
HS Prannoy, doubles pair MR Arjun and Dhruv Kapila post brilliant wins at World Championships

HS Prannoy, doubles pair MR Arjun and Dhruv Kapila post brilliant wins at World Championships

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