2007 BWF World Championships

The 2007 BWF World Championships is the 16th tournament of BWF World Championships (World Badminton Championships). It was held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from 13 to 19 August 2007.

2007 BWF World Championships
Tournament details
Dates13–19 August
Edition16th
LevelInternational
VenuePutra Indoor Stadium
LocationKuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2006 Madrid 2009 Hyderabad

Host city selectionEdit

Aarhus[1] and Kuala Lumpur were the candidates for hosting the championships. Kuala Lumpur was later announced as the host during 2005 IBF council meeting in Beijing.[2] China also expressed interest, but ultimately did not bid.[1]

VenueEdit

Participating nationsEdit

A total of 55 countries qualified to participating in this tournament. Below is the list of countries with the parentheses indicates the number of players eligible.

Notable is, Thailand is the only country announced the withdrawal from the tournament by choosing to attend the World University Games, the event which clash with the Championships, they have several players who qualified for this tournament.[3]

MedalistsEdit

Medal tableEdit

  *   Host nation (Malaysia)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  China32611
2  Indonesia2114
3  Hong Kong0101
  South Korea0101
5  Japan0022
6  Malaysia*0011
Totals (6 nations)551020

EventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's singles
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  Lin Dan   Sony Dwi Kuncoro   Bao Chunlai
  Chen Yu
Women's singles
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  Zhu Lin   Wang Chen   Zhang Ning
  Lu Lan
Men's doubles
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  Markis Kido
  Hendra Setiawan
  Jung Jae-sung
  Lee Yong-dae
  Choong Tan Fook
  Lee Wan Wah
  Shuichi Sakamoto
  Shintaro Ikeda
Women's doubles
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  Yang Wei
  Zhang Jiewen
  Gao Ling
  Huang Sui
  Zhang Yawen
  Wei Yili
  Kumiko Ogura
  Reiko Shiota
Mixed doubles
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  Nova Widianto
  Liliyana Natsir
  Zheng Bo
  Gao Ling
  Flandy Limpele
  Vita Marissa
  Xie Zhongbo
  Zhang Yawen

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Badminton VM kommer næppe til Århus". aarhusportalen.dk. Archived from the original on 2 April 2017. Retrieved 1 April 2017.
  2. ^ "Kuala Lumpur to host 2007 badminton worlds". en.people.cn. Retrieved 1 April 2017.
  3. ^ "Thais serve first shock of the championship". Archived from the original on 17 May 2008. Retrieved 28 July 2007.

External linksEdit