2011 BWF World Championships

The 2011 BWF World Championships was the 19th tournament of the BWF World Championships, a global tournament in the sport of badminton. It was held at Wembley Arena in London, England, from August 8 to August 14, 2011.[1]

2011 BWF World Championships
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Tournament details
Dates8 August – 14 August
Edition19th
LevelInternational
Competitors347
Nations48
VenueWembley Arena
LocationLondon, England
2010 Paris 2013 Guangzhou

China clean swept all the titles for a record third time and became the first nation to successfully defend all the titles won from the previous edition. Scotland won their first medal from mixed pair and India won their medal in women's doubles and their seconds worlds medal after 28 years.[2]

DrawEdit

The draw was held on 25 July at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.[3]

ScheduleEdit

All five events started on the first day and concluded with the final on the last day.[4]

All times are local (UTC+1).

Date Time Round
8 August 2011 10:00 Round of 64
9 August 2011 11:00 Round of 64
Round of 32
10 August 2011 11:00 Round of 32
11 August 2011 11:00 Round of 16
12 August 2011 11:00 Quarterfinals
17:00 Quarterfinals
13 August 2011 11:00 Semifinals
17:30 Semifinals
14 August 2011 12:00 Finals

MedalistsEdit

Medal tableEdit

  *   Host nation (England)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  China5139
2  South Korea0112
3  Chinese Taipei0101
  Malaysia0101
5  England*00.500.5
  Scotland00.500.5
7  Indonesia0022
8  Denmark0011
  Germany0011
  India0011
  Japan0011
Totals (11 nations)551020

EventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's singles   Lin Dan   Lee Chong Wei   Chen Jin
  Peter Gade
Women's singles   Wang Yihan   Cheng Shao-chieh   Juliane Schenk
  Wang Xin
Men's Doubles   Cai Yun
  Fu Haifeng
  Ko Sung-hyun
  Yoo Yeon-seong
  Jung Jae-sung
  Lee Yong-dae
  Mohammad Ahsan
  Bona Septano
Women's Doubles   Wang Xiaoli
  Yu Yang
  Tian Qing
  Zhao Yunlei
  Miyuki Maeda
  Satoko Suetsuna
  Jwala Gutta
  Ashwini Ponnappa
Mixed Doubles   Zhang Nan
  Zhao Yunlei
  Chris Adcock
  Imogen Bankier
  Xu Chen
  Ma Jin
  Tontowi Ahmad
  Lilyana Natsir

FinalsEdit

Category Winners Runners-up Score
Men's singles   Lin Dan   Lee Chong Wei 20–22, 21–14, 23–21
Women's singles   Wang Yihan   Cheng Shao-chieh 21–15, 21–10
Men's doubles   Cai Yun / Fu Haifeng   Ko Sung-hyun / Yoo Yeon-seong 24–22, 21–16
Women's doubles   Wang Xiaoli / Yu Yang   Tian Qing / Zhao Yunlei 22–20, 21–11
Mixed doubles   Zhang Nan / Zhao Yunlei   Chris Adcock /   Imogen Bankier 21–15, 21–7

Participating countriesEdit

347 players from 48 countries participated at this year's edition.[5] The number in parentheses indicate the player contributed by each country.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Yonex named title sponsor for the 2011 BWF World Championships at Wembley". Badminton England. 2010-08-23. Archived from the original on 19 July 2011. Retrieved 2011-08-14.
  2. ^ Eaton, Richard (2011-08-14). "Lin wins thriller in another China badminton cleansweep". AFP. Retrieved 2011-08-15.
  3. ^ "World Badminton 2011: Britain's Rajiv Ouseph handed tough draw for Olympics test event". telegraph.co.uk. 2011-07-25. Archived from the original on 25 July 2011. Retrieved 2011-07-25.
  4. ^ "Dates and Schedules". visitlondon.com. Retrieved 2011-08-14.
  5. ^ "Participating Countries". visitlondon.com. Retrieved 2011-08-14.

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