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The Badminton World Federation is set to honor the top performers of the year at the Player of the Year Awards. This prestigious event, which will take place at the opening ceremony and gala dinner of the HSBC BWF World Tour Finals, recognizes the achievements of elite badminton players and pairs in six categories, including two in Para badminton. The nominees for these awards have been carefully selected by the BWF Awards Commission based on their outstanding performances throughout the year.

BWF Player of the Year Awards

The BWF Player of the Year Awards is an esteemed recognition of excellence in the sport of badminton. The winners of these awards will be announced and celebrated at the opening ceremony and gala dinner of the second edition of the HSBC BWF World Tour Finals. This event serves as a platform to acknowledge and honor the remarkable achievements of our elite badminton players and pairs in various categories.

Nominees for Player of the Year Awards

The nominees for the Player of the Year Awards have been carefully chosen by the BWF Awards Commission based on their exceptional performances throughout the year. Among the notable contenders are Marcus Fernaldi Gideon and Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo, who have the opportunity to claim a rare hat-trick of Male Player of the Year awards after winning in 2017 and 2018. Their outstanding performance of winning eight titles this year has earned them a well-deserved nomination.

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In the Female Player of the Year category, three of the nominees from last year are Huang Ya Qiong, Yuki Fukushima/Sayaka Hirota, and Tai Tzu Ying. Additionally, this year’s nominations feature a fourth nominee, Chen Qing Chen/Jia Yi Fan, representing China’s women’s doubles duo.

Para badminton Categories

The Para badminton categories also feature exceptional players from standing and wheelchair classes. Each category has two nominees from China, Japan, and Indonesia, and one nominee each from France and India, showcasing the global talent and diversity within the sport.

Nominees List

Here is the full list of nominees in each category:

Male Player of the Year

  • Kento Momota (Men’s Singles, Japan)
  • Marcus Fernaldi Gideon/Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo (Men’s Doubles, Indonesia)
  • Zheng Si Wei (Mixed Doubles, China)
  • Mohammad Ahsan/Hendra Setiawan (Men’s Doubles, Indonesia)

Female Player of the Year

  • Tai Tzu Ying (Women’s Singles, Chinese Taipei)
  • Huang Ya Qiong (Mixed Doubles, China)
  • Yuki Fukushima/Sayaka Hirota (Women’s Doubles, Japan)
  • Chen Qing Chen/Jia Yi Fan (Women’s Doubles, China)

Eddy Choong Most Promising Player of the Year

  • An Se Young (Women’s Singles, Korea)
  • Koki Watanabe (Men’s Singles, Japan)
  • Leo Rolly Carnando/Daniel Marthin (Men’s Doubles, Indonesia)
  • Kantaphon Wangcharoen (Men’s Singles, Thailand)

Male Para Badminton Player of the Year

  • Lucas Mazur (France)
  • Qu Zimo (China)
  • Pramod Bhagat (India)
  • Dheva Anrimusthi (Indonesia)

Female Para Badminton Player of the Year

  • Sarina Satomi (Japan)
  • Liu Yutong (China)
  • Leani Ratri Oktila (Indonesia)
  • Ayako Suzuki (Japan)

Most Improved Player of the Year

  • Michelle Li (Women’s Singles, Canada)
  • Satwiksairaj Rankireddy/Chirag Shetty (Men’s Doubles, India)
  • Kim So Yeong/Kong Hee Yong (Women’s Doubles, Korea)
  • Praveen Jordan/Melati Daeva Oktavianti (Mixed Doubles, Indonesia)
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These talented athletes have demonstrated exceptional skills and determination throughout the year, making them worthy contenders for the prestigious Player of the Year Awards.

FAQs

Q: What is the purpose of the BWF Player of the Year Awards?
A: The BWF Player of the Year Awards aims to recognize and honor the outstanding achievements of elite badminton players and pairs in various categories.

Q: How are the nominees selected?
A: The nominees for the Player of the Year Awards are carefully chosen by the BWF Awards Commission based on the players’ exceptional performances throughout the year.

Q: Who are the top contenders for the Male Player of the Year award?
A: Marcus Fernaldi Gideon and Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo, who have previously won the award in 2017 and 2018, are among the top contenders for the Male Player of the Year award.

Q: Which players are nominated in the Female Player of the Year category?
A: The nominees for the Female Player of the Year category include Huang Ya Qiong, Yuki Fukushima/Sayaka Hirota, Tai Tzu Ying, and Chen Qing Chen/Jia Yi Fan.

Q: Are there any notable players in the Para badminton categories?
A: Yes, the Para badminton categories feature exceptional players from standing and wheelchair classes, representing countries such as China, Japan, Indonesia, France, and India.

Summary

The Badminton World Federation’s Player of the Year Awards is a highly anticipated event that recognizes the remarkable achievements of elite badminton players and pairs. The nominees, selected by the BWF Awards Commission based on their outstanding performances throughout the year, represent a diverse range of talent from different countries. This year’s awards will honor players in various categories, including Male Player of the Year, Female Player of the Year, Most Promising Player of the Year, Para Badminton Player of the Year, and Most Improved Player of the Year. These awards serve as a testament to the dedication, skill, and passion of the athletes who have excelled in the world of badminton. To stay updated with the latest news and results, visit the official website of Carnegiecentre.

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