BWF Para-Badminton World Championships

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The Para-Badminton World Championships is an individual bi-annual event organized by the BWF. The highest ranked para-badminton players compete in six Sport Classes [1] in five categories. The championships was organized under Para Badminton World Federation (PBWF) before it decided to join with BWF in June 2011. [2]

Badminton World Federation badminton association

The Badminton World Federation (BWF) is the international governing body for the sport of badminton recognised by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). Founded in 1934 as the International Badminton Federation (IBF) with nine member nations, the BWF has since expanded to 176 member nations around the world. On 24 September 2006, at the Extraordinary General Meeting in Madrid, it was decided to adopt the new name Badminton World Federation (BWF).

Para-Badminton badminton variation

Para-Badminton is a variant of badminton for athletes with a range of physical disabilities. Badminton World Federation (BWF) is the main governing body for para-badminton starting from June 2011. The sport was governed by Para Badminton World Federation (PBWF) until a unanimous decision to join BWF during a meeting in Dortmund in June 2011.



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YearEditionHost CityCountryDatesResults
1998 1 Amersfoort Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands
2000 2 Borken Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
2001 3 Cordoba Flag of Spain.svg  Spain
2003 4 Cardiff Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  United Kingdom
2005 5 Hsinchu Chinese Taipei Paralympic Flag.svg Chinese Taipei
2007 6 Bangkok Flag of Thailand.svg  Thailand 29 Oct – 2 Nov Results
2009 7 Seoul Flag of South Korea.svg  South Korea 8–12 September Results
2011 8 Guatemala City Flag of Guatemala.svg  Guatemala 23–26 November Results
2013 9 Dortmund Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 5–10 November Results
2015 10 Stoke Mandeville Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  United Kingdom 10–13 September Results
2017 11 Ulsan Flag of South Korea.svg  South Korea 22–26 November Results
2019 12 Basel Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland 20–25 August Results
2021 13TBD

See also

BWF World Championships international badminton competitions

The BWF World Championships is a badminton tournament sanctioned by Badminton World Federation (BWF). The tournament offers the most ranking points, together with Summer Olympic Games. The winners will be crowned as the "World Champions" and awarded gold medals. However, it does not offer any prize money.

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