Thursday, 23 May 2024

BWF World Championships: Glasgow to Host Prestigious Badminton Event

The BWF World Championships 2017 is set to take place in Glasgow, Scotland, after the Badminton World Federation’s decision today in Lima, Peru.

The President of BWF, Poul-Erik Høyer, announced that the BWF Council unanimously chose Glasgow as the host city for this prestigious event. The decision was made after being thoroughly impressed by the exceptional bid submitted by BADMINTONscotland for the World Championships.

BADMINTONscotland, having narrowly missed out on hosting the Sudirman Cup, saw an opportunity to showcase their commitment to badminton by bidding for the World Championships. Their bid, which proposed the use of the 6,000-seat Emirates Arena as the venue, was praised for its innovative thinking.

BWF President Høyer expressed his excitement about the prospect of Glasgow hosting the World Championships, stating that it is a win-win situation for everyone involved. He also commended the partnership between BADMINTONscotland, Glasgow City Council, and EventScotland, highlighting their capability to provide a world-class setting for the top players in the world.

Chief Executive of BADMINTONscotland, Anne Smillie, emphasized the significance of this event for the ongoing development of badminton in Scotland. She acknowledged the strength of their partnership with Glasgow City Council and EventScotland, emphasizing the track record of providing world-class organization and venues.

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This announcement marks a major coup for BADMINTONscotland and their partners, as it adds to the legacy of the 2014 Commonwealth Games. Hosting the World Championships will undoubtedly boost the sport of badminton in Scotland and provide a platform for its continued growth in the years to come.

Featured image: Members of the BADMINTONscotland and Glasgow delegation pictured with BWF President Poul-Erik Høyer


Q: When and where will the BWF World Championships 2017 be held?

A: The BWF World Championships 2017 will take place in Glasgow, Scotland.

Q: Why was Glasgow chosen as the host city for the BWF World Championships?

A: Glasgow was chosen as the host city for the BWF World Championships based on their exceptional bid and innovative thinking.

Q: What venue will be used for the BWF World Championships 2017?

A: The 6,000-seat Emirates Arena in Glasgow will serve as the venue for the BWF World Championships.


Glasgow, Scotland, has been selected to host the BWF World Championships 2017, an esteemed badminton tournament. The decision was made after BADMINTONscotland submitted an impressive bid that caught the attention of the Badminton World Federation. Glasgow’s successful bid showcased innovative ideas and proposed the utilization of the Emirates Arena as the venue. This opportunity to host the World Championships is a significant achievement for BADMINTONscotland, Glasgow City Council, and EventScotland, and it is expected to have a positive impact on the development of badminton in Scotland. With their proven track record of hosting successful events, Glasgow is well-equipped to provide an exceptional experience for the world’s top players.

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