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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
BWF World Championships 2019, PV Sindhu vs Tai Tzu Ying quarterfinal: Where to watch, live stream details and TV schedule

BWF World Championships 2019, PV Sindhu vs Tai Tzu Ying quarterfinal: Where to watch, live stream details and TV schedule

BWF World Championships 2019: Indian players third round roundup - Sindhu, Sai win; Saina exits

BWF World Championships 2019: Indian players third round roundup - Sindhu, Sai win; Saina exits

BWF World Championships: Third round preview, Where to watch, live stream details and TV schedule

BWF World Championships: Third round preview, Where to watch, live stream details and TV schedule

BWF World Championships 2019: Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu make winning start; Kidambi Srikanth advances

BWF World Championships 2019: Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu make winning start; Kidambi Srikanth advances

Badminton World Championships 2019: Saina Nehwal joins P V Sindhu in the Round of 16

Badminton World Championships 2019: Saina Nehwal joins P V Sindhu in the Round of 16

Top seeds Kevin Sukamuljo and Marcus Gideon ousted from Badminton World Championships 2019 

Top seeds Kevin Sukamuljo and Marcus Gideon ousted from Badminton World Championships 2019 

BWF World Championships 2019: HS Prannoy upsets Lin Dan; Sai Praneeth advances

BWF World Championships 2019: HS Prannoy upsets Lin Dan; Sai Praneeth advances

BWF World Championships 2019: Kidambi Srikanth, HS Prannoy, Sai Praneeth advance; Sameer Verma crashes out

BWF World Championships 2019: Kidambi Srikanth, HS Prannoy, Sai Praneeth advance; Sameer Verma crashes out

BWF World Championships: HS Prannoy to play Lin Dan in second round

BWF World Championships: HS Prannoy to play Lin Dan in second round

BWF World Championships 2019: Preview, where to watch, live stream details, TV schedule and more

BWF World Championships 2019: Preview, where to watch, live stream details, TV schedule and more

BWF World Championships 2019: PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal slated to meet in semi-finals

BWF World Championships 2019: PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal slated to meet in semi-finals

BWF World Championship 2019: Can the Indian contingent produce their best ever performance?

BWF World Championship 2019: Can the Indian contingent produce their best ever performance?

Badminton’s Year In Review: 2018

Badminton’s Year In Review: 2018

BWF World Tour finals 2018: PV Sindhu and Sameer Verma progress into the semi-finals 

BWF World Tour finals 2018: PV Sindhu and Sameer Verma progress into the semi-finals 

BWF World Rankings: Sindhu out of top-5 in women's singles

BWF World Rankings: Sindhu out of top-5 in women's singles

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Top 3 Indian sportswomen of all time

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

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