Tuesday, 16 Jul 2024

News | BWF World Championships

If being the top seeds for the Li-Ning BWF World Championships later this month is a good omen, then Malaysia’s Lee Chong Wei and Li Xuerui of China should be in a buoyant mood. They head the seedings in Men’s Singles and Women’s Singles respectively for the prestigious tournament following today’s announcement by the Badminton World Federation. Both star shuttlers faltered in the finals of last year’s World Championships and will be keen to make amends at Ballerup Super Arena in Copenhagen.

Men’s Singles:

  • Lee Chong Wei (Malaysia) is the top seed for the tournament.
  • China’s Chen Long is the No.2 seed.
  • Jan O Jorgensen (Denmark) is the No.3 seed.
  • Defending champion Lin Dan did not qualify for this year’s championships.
  • Kenichi Tago of Japan and Tommy Sugiarto of Indonesia are seeded fourth and fifth respectively.
  • The top ten seeds also include Wang Zhengming (China), Son Wan Ho (Korea), Du Pengyu (China), Hu Yun (Hong Kong), and Hans-Kristian Vittinghus (Denmark).
  • The Men’s Singles draw features 16 seeds and a total of 64 competitors.

Women’s Singles:

  • Li Xuerui (China) is the top seed.
  • Wang Shixian and Wang Yihan (China) are seeded second and third.
  • Ratchanok Intanon (Thailand), the reigning World champion, is the No.4 seed.
  • The top ten seeds also include Sung Ji Hyun (Korea), Bae Yeon Ju (Korea), Saina Nehwal (India), Tai Tzu Ying (Chinese Taipei), Carolina Marin (Spain), Porntip Buranaprasertsuk (Thailand), and P.V. Sindhu (India).
  • The Women’s Singles draw features 16 seeds and a total of 48 players.
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Men’s Doubles:

  • The top two pairs, Mohammad Ahsan/Hendra Setiawan (Indonesia) and Lee Yong Dae/Yoo Yeon Seon (Korea), are expected to compete for the title.
  • Mathias Boe/Carsten Mogensen (Denmark) are the No.3 seeds.
  • Hiroyuki Endo/Kenichi Hayakawa (Japan) are seeded No.4, followed by Kim Ki Jung/Kim Sa Rang (Korea) at No.5.
  • Other notable pairs include Lee Sheng Mu/Tsai Chia Hsin (Chinese Taipei) at No.6 and Hoon Thien How/Tan Wee Kiong (Malaysia) at No.7.
  • The Men’s Doubles draw features 48 pairs.

Women’s Doubles:

  • Bao Yixin/Tang Jinhua (China) are the top seeds.
  • Christinna Pedersen/Kamilla Rytter Juhl (Denmark) are the No.2 seeds.
  • Misaki Matsutomo/Ayaka Takahashi (Japan) are seeded third, followed by Yu Yang/Wang Xiaoli (China) at No.4.
  • The Women’s Doubles draw features 48 pairs.

Mixed Doubles:

  • Zhang Nan/Zhao Yunlei (China), the Olympic champions, are the top seeds.
  • Xu Chen/Ma Jin (China) are seeded No.2.
  • Joachim Fischer Nielsen/Christinna Pedersen (Denmark) are the No.3 seeds.
  • Chris Adcock/Gabrielle Adcock (England) are the No.4 seeds.
  • The Mixed Doubles draw features a total of ten seeded pairs.

The Li-Ning BWF World Championships will take place from August 25th to 31st in Copenhagen. This is the fourth time Copenhagen will host the event, with previous editions held in 1983, 1991, and 1999. For more information, visit Carnegiecentre.

FAQs

  • When and where are the Li-Ning BWF World Championships taking place?
    The Li-Ning BWF World Championships will be held from August 25th to 31st in Copenhagen, Denmark.

  • Who are the top-seeded players in the Men’s Singles category?
    Lee Chong Wei from Malaysia is the top seed in the Men’s Singles category.

  • Which country has the most top-seeded players in different categories?
    China has the most top-seeded players across various categories in the Li-Ning BWF World Championships.

  • How many players are participating in the Women’s Doubles category?
    A total of 48 pairs will compete in the Women’s Doubles category.

  • Who are the reigning champions in Men’s Doubles?
    Mohammad Ahsan and Hendra Setiawan from Indonesia are the reigning champions in Men’s Doubles.

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