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BWF World Championships LIVE – India at World Badminton Championship – TOUGH Draws for Indians: The 2022 edition of the Badminton World…

BWF World Championships LIVE – India at World Badminton Championship – TOUGH Draws for Indians: The 2022 edition of the Badminton World Championships is all set to be held this year at Tokyo from 22nd to 28th August 2022. The prestigious event in Badminton will have top shuttlers in the world fighting hard to earn the title of  World Champion. From India, Kidambi Srikanth and Lakshya Sen finished on the podium last year by winning the silver and bronze medal and they will be looking to better their performance this year. Sindhu too will be aiming to win her second world title. Follow BWF World Championship live updates on InsideSport.IN

BWF World Badminton Championship DRAW

  • PV Sindhu: The world No.7 got a bye in the first round and is in the top half of the draw. Sindhu is expected to beat two Chinese – Han Yue and Wang Zhi Yi – in the second and third rounds before running into her nemesis An Se Young of South Korea. The seventh seeded India is yet to beat the third seeded youngster despite playing five matches against her.
  • Saina Nehwal is at the bottom-half of the draw. She will begin against Cheung Ngan Yi of Hong Kong. If she gets past Yi, Saina will square up against sixth seed Nozomi Okuhara of Japan. The other Indian girl, Malvika Bansod plays Line Christophersen of Denmark.
  • Men’s SINGLES: Lakshya Sen, Kidammbi Srikanth and HS Prannoy – are on the same side while Sai Praneeth is in the top half of the draw.
  • Lakshya Sen: He won bronze in 2021, got a tough first round opponent in Hans-Kristian Solberg Vittinghus of Denmark.
  • HS Prannoy is expected to meet second seed Kento Momota of Japan. Of late, Momota is finding it tough to clear the first few rounds and Prannoy may face Lakshya in the pre-quarterfinals. Though Lakshya enjoys a 2-1 win-loss record, Prannoy won the last match at the Indonesia Open in June.

BWF World Championships LIVE: Draws, Schedule, Top seeds, Prize Money, LIVE streaming – All you need to know about 2022  BWF World Championships

Also Read: CWG 2022 Badminton Final Highlights: Triple GOLD in badminton on last day, Satwik-Chirag, Lakshya Sen & PV Sindhu WIN GOLD: CHECK India Badminton Final Highlights

BWF World Championships LIVE: Draws, Schedule, Top seeds, Prize Money, LIVE streaming - All you need to know about 2022  BWF World Championships
BWF World Championships LIVE: Draws, Schedule, Top seeds, Prize Money, LIVE streaming – All you need to know about 2022  BWF World Championships

Defending champions (Winners of 2022 edition)

Men’s singles – Loh Kean Yew – Singapore
Women’s singles – Akane Yamugachi – Japan
Men’s doubles – Takuro Hoki, Ugo Kobayachi
Women’s doubles – Chen Qingchen, Jia Yifan
Mixed doubles –  Dechapol Puavaranukroh, Sapsiree Taerattanachai

BWF World Championships 2022 Schedule

1st round– August 22, 23
2nd round– August 24
Quarter-final– August 25
Semi-final– August 26
Final – August 27

Indians in action : 

The tournament will see India’s top badminton stars like PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth, Lakshya Sen, Men’s doubles pair Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty, women’s duo Treesa Jolly, Gayatri Gopichand to name a few. Totally 27 Indian players are expected to be in action.

The draw and seedings for the tournament is expected to be announced in the upcoming week.

CWG 2022 Badminton: PV Sindhu clinches first-ever Commonwealth Games singles gold of her career, defeats Canada's Michelle Li in final 21-15, 21-13
CWG 2022 Badminton: PV Sindhu clinches first-ever Commonwealth Games singles gold of her career, defeats Canada’s Michelle Li in final 21-15, 21-13

India’s performance so far at BWF World Championships 

Ever since 2017, Indians have been ensuring a podium finish in every edition of the tournament so far. The first-ever Indian to win a medal at this tournament was Prakash Padukone in 1983. Until 2011 he was the only Indian to ensure a podium finish at the World Championships, however in 2011 Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa added to the tally by winning bronze in Women’s doubles. PV Sindhu has won the most medals in the tournament so far. She won the championship in 2018, while she has two silver medals and two bronze medals respectively. 

Last year Lakshya Sen and Kidambi Srikanth finished on the podium. While Laskhya Sen won bronze. Srikanth finished as runner-up after losing the final to Singapore’s Loh Kean Yew, who won his maiden World title.

BWF World Championships LIVE: Draws, Schedule, Top seeds, Prize Money, LIVE streaming – All you need to know about 2022  BWF World Championships



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