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 Classesin five categories. The championships was organized under Para Badminton World Federation (PBWF) before it decided to join with BWF in June 2011.
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 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.
|2007||6||Bangkok||29 Oct – 2 Nov||Results|
|2011||8||Guatemala City||23–26 November||Results|
|2015||10||Stoke Mandeville||10–13 September||Results|
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.
Para-Badminton debuted at the 2020 Summer Paralympics held in Tokyo, Japan..
Pullela Gopichand is a former Indian badminton player. Presently, he is the Chief National Coach for the Indian Badminton team. He won the All England Open Badminton Championships in 2001 becoming the second Indian to achieve this feat after Prakash Padukone. He runs the Gopichand Badminton Academy. He received the Arjuna Award in 1999, the Dronacharya Award in 2009 and the Padma Bhushan – India's third highest civilian award – in 2014.
Shruti Kurien is an Indian badminton player. She along with partner Jwala Gutta won the National women's-doubles championship between 2002–2008. In 2008, Shruti won the women's-doubles title at KLRC Bulgaria Open Grand Prix. She was formerly married to Nikhil Kanetkar, another National badminton champion from Maharashtra, although the two are now divorced.
Andrew Michael Smith is an English badminton player.
Greysia Polii is an Indonesian badminton player specializing in women's doubles. Her current partner is Apriyani Rahayu.
Adrianti Firdasari is a badminton player from Indonesia.
The badminton tournaments at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro took place from 11 to 20 August at the fourth pavilion of Riocentro. A total of 172 athletes competed in five events: men's singles, men's doubles, women's singles, women's doubles, and mixed doubles.
The BWF World Ranking is the official ranking of the Badminton World Federation for badminton players who participate in tournaments sanctioned by Badminton World Federation. It is used to determine the qualification for the World Championships and Summer Olympic Games, as well as BWF World Tour tournaments. Seedings of draws at all BWF-sanctioned tournaments are conducted using the BWF World Ranking. Players under 19 years of age are eligible to rank in the BWF World Junior Ranking, which were introduced in January 2011. The following lists are the rankings:
The Syed Modi International Badminton Championships is an international badminton tournament, which is held annually in India.
Melati Daeva Oktavianti is an Indonesian badminton player. She is a doubles specialist. She was the 2012 World Junior mixed doubles champion partnered with Edi Subaktiar. She is paired with Ronald Alexander in the mixed doubles. She is from PB. Djarum, a badminton club in Kudus, Central Java, having joined the club in 2008.
Ni Ketut Mahadewi Istirani is an Indonesian badminton player specializing in doubles, from PB. Jaya Raya Suryanaga Surabaya. She was the women's doubles bronze medalist at the 2015 Southeast Asian Games with her current partner Anggia Shitta Awanda.
Dinar Dyah Ayustine is an Indonesian badminton player, who plays in the women's singles discipline. She is from PB Djarum Kudus, a badminton club from Kudus of Central Java and joined to the club since 2004.
Carola Bott is a German female badminton player. In 2003, she won bronze medal at the European Junior Badminton Championships in girls' doubles event with Karin Schnaase.
Arisa Higashino is a Japanese badminton player. Higashino was born in Iwamizawa, graduated from the Tomioka Senior High School, and joined the Unisys team in 2015. She won bronze in the mixed team at the Asian Junior Championships in 2013 and 2014, and competed at the 2014 World Junior Championships, winning two bronzes in the mixed doubles and team event. Higashino won her maiden Super 1000 tournament at the 2018 All England Open in the mixed doubles event, partnering with Yuta Watanabe.
Chen Yufei is a Chinese badminton player. She won the girls' singles junior titles at the 2016 Asian and the World Junior Championships. At the same year, Chen clinched her first senior title at the 2016 Macau Open Grand Prix Gold. She was awarded as the 2017 Eddy Choong Most Promising Player of the Year.
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Brittney Shannon Tam is a Canadian badminton player. In 2012, she won a silver medal at the Pan Am Junior Badminton Championships in the mixed doubles event. In 2016, she won the gold medal in the mixed team event at the Pan Am Badminton Championships. In the individual event, she won the gold medals in the women's singles and mixed doubles event. She competed at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast.
Paula la Torre Regal is a Peruvian badminton player.
Diego Mini Cuadros is a Peruvian badminton player. He won the bronze at the 2016 Pan Am Badminton Championships in the mixed doubles and team event. Teamed up with Zornoza, they lost in the semi final round to Canadian pair with the score 0-2. He also the runner-up of the Peru International Series tournament partnered with Zornoza. He was the silver medallists at the 2018 South American Games in the men's doubles and mixed team event.
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