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BWF World Championships 2018

30 Jul 2018 - 5 Aug 2018

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
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BWF World Badminton Championship: P V Sindhu - So Near, Yet So Far
BWF World Badminton Championship: P V Sindhu - So Near, Yet So Far
World Badminton Championships 2018: PV Sindhu loses final yet again, settles for silver
World Badminton Championships 2018: PV Sindhu loses final yet again, settles for silver
World Badminton Championships 2018: PV Sindhu vs Carolina Marin final schedule, telecast, live streaming, date, time and where to watch online
World Badminton Championships 2018: PV Sindhu vs Carolina Marin final schedule, telecast, live streaming, date, time and where to watch online
BWF World Championships 2018: PV Sindhu beats Yamaguchi to reach her second successive final
BWF World Championships 2018: PV Sindhu beats Yamaguchi to reach her second successive final
World Badminton Championships 2018: PV Sindhu vs Akane Yamaguchi schedule, telecast, live streaming, date, time and where to watch online
World Badminton Championships 2018: PV Sindhu vs Akane Yamaguchi schedule, telecast, live streaming, date, time and where to watch online
Are Asian shuttlers truly better than their European counterparts?
Are Asian shuttlers truly better than their European counterparts?
World Badminton Championships 2018: PV Sindhu assured of her fourth medal as Saina Nehwal crashes out
World Badminton Championships 2018: PV Sindhu assured of her fourth medal as Saina Nehwal crashes out
Sindhu beats Okuhara in straight games; enters semis to be assured of a medal
Sindhu beats Okuhara in straight games; enters semis to be assured of a medal
Saina Nehwal After Her Win Against Thailand's Ratchanok Intanon
Saina Nehwal After Her Win Against Thailand's Ratchanok Intanon
World Badminton Championships 2018: Day 5 schedule of Indian players, telecast, live streaming, date, time and where to watch online
World Badminton Championships 2018: Day 5 schedule of Indian players, telecast, live streaming, date, time and where to watch online
World Badminton Championships 2018: Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu enter quarter-finals; Kidambi Srikanth ousted
World Badminton Championships 2018: Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu enter quarter-finals; Kidambi Srikanth ousted
Badminton World Championships 2018: PV Sindhu expects another 'long match' against Nozomi Okuhara in quarterfinal
Badminton World Championships 2018: PV Sindhu expects another 'long match' against Nozomi Okuhara in quarterfinal
BWF World Championships 2018 Day 4: PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal and Sai Praneeth move into the quarter finals 
BWF World Championships 2018 Day 4: PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal and Sai Praneeth move into the quarter finals 
Badminton World Championships 2018: 'Pullela Gopichand's tactical advice helped me overcome Ratchanok Intanon,' says Saina Nehwal
Badminton World Championships 2018: 'Pullela Gopichand's tactical advice helped me overcome Ratchanok Intanon,' says Saina Nehwal
BWF World Championships (men's singles): SUMMARY (first 2 rounds)
BWF World Championships (men's singles): SUMMARY (first 2 rounds)
BWF World Championship 2018 Day 3: PV Sindhu, K Srikanth move into the 3rd round 
BWF World Championship 2018 Day 3: PV Sindhu, K Srikanth move into the 3rd round 
World Badminton Championships 2018: Day 4 schedule of Indian players, telecast, live streaming, date, time and where to watch online
World Badminton Championships 2018: Day 4 schedule of Indian players, telecast, live streaming, date, time and where to watch online
World Badminton Championships 2018: PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth advance; HS Prannoy crashes out
World Badminton Championships 2018: PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth advance; HS Prannoy crashes out
World Badminton Championships 2018: Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth advance; big win for Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty
World Badminton Championships 2018: Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth advance; big win for Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty
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