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BWF World Championships 2022: Backtrack India’s performance in previous editions

By Dinkle Popli -- August 18, 2022 4:30 pm -- Updated:August 18, 2022 4:30 pm

New Delhi, August 18: After India’s spectacular performance at commonwealth games 2022, India eye BWF World Championships 2022 to prove its metal yet again.  Japan will be host this 27th edition of the Badminton World Championships or BWF World Championship 2022 from August 22 to 28, 2022.

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In the 45-year history of the tournament, the world championship will be held for the first time in Tokyo, Japan. The competition will feature 5 different events with a total of 364 athletes from 46 different countries. The Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium will host all of the tournament's games.

A team of 27 athletes (seven singles players and ten doubles teams) will represent India at the 2022 BWF World Championship. The Indian shuttlers are in good spirits and will be going into the 2022 BWF world championship with confidence after their incredible performance at the Birmingham Games.

India at BWF World Championships 2021

The 2021 BWF World Championships were held in Huelva, Spain. Over the years Indian shuttlers have won a medal at the BWF World Championships with country's stars winning 12 medals at the event starting from 1983.

In 2021, Lakshya Sen and Kidambi Srikanth won a medal each in the men's singles event with the latter becoming the first Indian men's shuttler to win a silver medal at the World Championships. While these two men created history in the BWF World Championships 2021 edition, PV Sindhu’s performance was not at par. She was knocked out of the BWF World Championships 2021 after a 21-17, 21-13 loss to world No. 1 Tai Tzu Ying in the quarter-finals in Huelva, Spain.

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-PTC News

 

 

 

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