2013 BWF World Senior Championships
The BWF World Senior Championships are held every two years. This is an individual championships with men’s and women’s singles and doubles, and mixed doubles events. The age categories are divided as follows: +35, +40, +45, +50, +55, +60 +65 and +70
The World Senior Championships is a prestigious individual event for players . The winners of each category is awarded a gold medal and to become crowned with the title of World Senior Champion in various age categories. The runner-up gets a silver medal while the third place winner gets a bronze medal. Member Association is invited to enter up to four players/pairs in each of the five events in each age category.
The 2013 World Senior Championships edition will be at Ankara , Turkey from Monday 9 - Saturday 14 september 2013(Revised Dates)
VENUE: Ankara Spor Salonu Stadium
: Nearby Parks
Tournament information: All these information listed below will be updated periodically
World Seniors Photographs
- The organisers have planned for a opening ceremony on 9 September 2013 at 1430hours at the main stadium. All participating players and team members are invited for the opening ceremony.
A Farewell Party
- A farewell party will be held on Saturday 14 September at 20.00 hours(updated 9 Sept) and the venue to be notified later.
Team Managers Meeting
- To be held on 8 September 2013. Time : 1800hours , Venue : Anggora Hotel, Website: http://www.angoraotel.com.tr/ (official transport will be provided teams staying in the official hotel).For those who are not staying at the official hotel please ensure to arrive at Angora Hotel before 1800 hours.
- Team managers form. (please submit by Friday 30 Aug 2013 to email@example.com)
- Member Association who had failed to submit the team manager's list before the deadline are advised to submit the list by Monday 2 September 2013.
Results and Schedules:
Practice Schedule Approved by Referee
Practice Schedule forms
Draw : on Wednesday 28 August 2013.
- Draw all categories
- +35 redraw updated 2 Sept 2013
- +40 redraw updated 2 Sept 2013
- +45 redraw updated 2 Sept 2013
- +50 redraw updated 2 Sept 2013
- +55 redraw updated 2 Sept 2013
- +60 redraw updated 2 Sept 2013
- +65 redraw updated 2 Sept 2013
- +70 redraw updated 2 Sept 2013
The referee has advise a redraw is necessary for the above mentioned categories as their players national separation was not done correctly. The redraw will be done on Monday 2 September 2013 and was approved by the Referee
Participating Age Group category (Entries received in the online entry system) Players requesting for partners will be included later in the respective groups.
- +35 MS, WS, MD, WD, XD Updated 17 Aug- WD, 21 Aug MD
- +40 MS, WS, MD, WD, XD Updated 17 Aug- WD, 21 Aug MS
- +45 MS, WS, MD, WD, XD updated 17 Aug- MD and WD
- +50 MS, WS, MD, WD, XD updated 17 Aug- MD WD and XD 21 Aug MS, MD
- +55 MS, WS, MD, WD, XD updated 17 Aug- WD and XD
- +60 MS, WS, MD, WD, XD
- +65 MS, WS, MD, WD, XD Updated 17 Aug- MD
- +70 MS, WS, MD, WD, XD
Closing Date:Tuesday 6 August 2013 BWF headquaters time 23.59 hour +GMT 08.00
- Member Associations are advise to log online entry system BWF World Senior Championships 2013:
http://bwf.tournamentsoftware.com/sport/tournament.aspx?id=C1845815-BB08-4A32-B809-C6F86B9D06FC and submit the entries by online
- You require a username and password to submit the entries and this can be obtain from BWF: Please contact M. Venugopal: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Players requesting for new BWF ID numbers must submit the player profile forms before 31 July 2013. We will not promise any late request after this date
All entries must be sent on the attached entry form to Andy email@example.com or Shan firstname.lastname@example.org and copy email@example.com
Note: Entries will not be accepted without a player’s date of birth and copy of passports must be attached together with the entry forms Passports will be checked against dates of birth in BWF headquarters and also by the referees in Ankara, Turkey
Summary of entries by country and gender
BWF would like to invite Member Associations to compete in the BWF 5th World Senior championships 2011. Please find attach the invitations and other tournament information.
Previous host cities of the BWF World Senior Championships have been:
- 2003 - Sofia Bulgaria
- 2004 - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
- 2007 - Taipei, Chinese Taipei
- 2009 - Pabellon Muncipal de Deportes de Punta Unbria, Spain
- 2011 - Vancouver British Columbia, Canada
- 2013 - Ankara, Turkey