2013 BWF World Championships
The most prestigious tournament in Badminton. Competing as individuals in five events, Men’s singles, Women’s singles, Men’s and Women’s doubles and Mixed doubles, success conveys the title of World Champion on the winner(s).
First held in 1977 and originally being held every two years the World Championships has since 2003 been held every year except Olympic years, where the winner of the Olympic title is considered the ‘world champion’ in all but name.
China Badminton Assocition have hosted the prestigious event once in 1987 in Beijing. After twenty -six years China, once again with the cooperation of Guangzhou Badminton Association will host the 2013 edition in Guangzhou from 05 - 11 August 2013. The tournament will be held at 10,000 capacity TianHe Indoor Gymnasium . The championships will see approximately 400 of the world’s top players representing five continents competing for the title of World Champion.
Schedule 5 - 11 August
Practice and Main Court Arena
- The Draw took place in Guangzhou on Monday 22 July 2013, Time : 3.00pm , Venue: Conference Room Chateau Star River Hotel Haiyi Peninsula
- Draw results published on 22 July 2013 : Time 5.45 pm (Approved by the refereee 22 July 2013 Time 5.50pm )
- Draw results in TP file
Welcome Dinner :
- A welcome Dinner for teams and officials will be hosted by the organisers on Sunday 4th August.
Visit to Li Yongbo Academy
Mr. LI Yongbo would like to invite Member Association participating at the World Championships to pay a visit to Dongguan LYB Badminton School in the afternoon on 3rd or 4th August, 2013(TBC). Interested MA's are advise to contact China Badminton Associtation: firstname.lastname@example.org
- BWF will highlight those who are eligible to enter using the World Ranking list as at 25 April 2013
List Players Eligible in Phase I , II and III
- Phase I: MS , WS, MD, WD , XD updated 26 April 2013
- Phase II: MS , WS, MD, WD, XD updated 9 May 2013
- Phase III: MS, WS, MD, WD, XD inclusive of the Reserve List updated 24 May ver 1
- Phase III: MS, WS, MD, WD, XD inclusive of the Reserve List updated 10 June ver 2
- Phase III: MS, WS, MD, WD, XD inclusive of the reserve list updated 25 June ver 3
- Phase III: MS, WS, MD, WD, XD inclusive of the reserve list updated 30 June ver 4
- Phase III: MS, WS, MD, WD, XD inclusive fo the reserve list updated 9 July ver 5
- Phase III: MS, WS, MD, WD, XD inclusive fo the reserve list updated 18 July ver 6
- Phase III: MS ,WS, MD, WD, XD Final entries updated 19 July 2013 ver 7
Main and Qualifying Report: Version 2
Seeding Report: MS WS MD WD XD published 18 July
Team Managers Meeting:
Date: Sunday 4 August 2013
Venue : Press Conference Room Tian He Stadium(Team managers please take note of the changes. Please contact the LO for further information)