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The 2011 Sudirman Cup was the twelfth tournament of the Sudirman Cup. It was held from May 22–29, 2011 in Qingdao, China. According to the Badminton World Federation (BWF) 32 teams have confirmed their participation, for the first time twelve teams competed in the elite group to battle for the title.[1]

2011 Sudirman Cup
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Tournament details
Dates22 – 29 May
Edition12th
LevelInternational
VenueQingdao Sports Center
LocationQingdao, China
2009 2013

China defeated Denmark 3–0 in the final to win the Cup for the fourth consecutive time and eight time overall.

Contents

Host city selectionEdit

Two cities (one from Asia and one from Europe) declared interest to host the event.[2] Qingdao later revealed as the sole bidder and the bid was approved by BWF during a council meeting in Kuala Lumpur.[3]

SeedingsEdit

The seedings for teams competing in the tournament were released on March 9, 2011. It is based on aggregated points from the best players in the world ranking. The tournament will be divided into four groups, with twelve teams in the elite group competing for the title. Eight teams will be seeded into both the second and third groups, while only five teams will compete in the fourth group.[4] The draw was held on April 17, 2011.[5][6]

 
Nations to compete at the 2011 Sudirman Cup

Group 1Edit

Group 2Edit

Group 3Edit

Group 4Edit

Group 1Edit

Group stageEdit

Qualified for quarterfinals
Eliminated

 

Knockout stageEdit

The draw for the quarterfinals was held after the completion of the final matches in the group stage on May 25, 2011.[7]

BracketEdit

 
QuarterfinalsSemifinalsFinal
 
          
 
26 May
 
 
  China3
 
28 May
 
  India1
 
  China3
 
26 May
 
  South Korea1
 
  South Korea3
 
29 May
 
  Malaysia2
 
  China3
 
27 May
 
  Denmark0
 
  Denmark3
 
28 May
 
  Chinese Taipei1
 
  Denmark3
 
27 May
 
  Indonesia1
 
  Japan2
 
 
  Indonesia3
 

QuarterfinalsEdit

SemifinalsEdit

FinalEdit


 2011 Sudirman Cup Champions 
 
China
Eighth title

Group 2Edit

PlayoffsEdit

May 27, 2011 France   1–3   Singapore 13th/14th place
Hong Kong   3–2   Canada 15th/16th place
Ukraine   3–2   United States 17th/18th place
Poland   3–2   Netherlands 19th/20th place

Group 3Edit

PlayoffsEdit

May 27, 2011 Australia   2–3   Sweden 21st/22nd place
Czech Republic   Walkover   Vietnam 23rd/24th place
Peru   2–3   South Africa 25th/26th place
Slovakia   1–3   Bulgaria 27th/28th place

Group 4Edit

Team Pts Pld W L MF MA
  Sri Lanka 4 4 4 0 17 3
  Philippines 3 4 3 1 14 6
  Iceland 2 4 2 2 13 7
  Israel 1 4 1 3 6 14
  Seychelles 0 4 0 4 0 20
May 22, 2011
Philippines   5–0   Israel
Sri Lanka   5–0   Seychelles
May 23, 2011
Sri Lanka   5–0   Israel
Iceland   5–0   Seychelles
May 24, 2011
Philippines   5–0   Seychelles
Sri Lanka   3–2   Iceland
May 25, 2011
Israel   5–0   Seychelles
Philippines   3–2   Iceland
May 26, 2011
Sri Lanka   4–1   Philippines
Iceland   4–1   Israel

Final standingsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Strong entry for World Team Championship in Qingdao". Badminton World Federation. 2011-03-02. Retrieved 2011-03-19.
  2. ^ Sachetat, Raphaël. "Sudirman Cup to Change Format". Badzine. Retrieved 30 March 2017.
  3. ^ "国际羽联顶级赛事"苏迪曼杯"2011年在青岛举办" (in Chinese). chinanews.com. Retrieved 30 March 2017.
  4. ^ "China given top billing, Chinese Taipei surprise big guns". Badminton World Federation. 2011-03-09. Retrieved 2011-03-19.
  5. ^ "Sudirman Cup – Group draws out". Badzine.net. 2011-04-17. Retrieved 2011-04-25.
  6. ^ "12th 2011 Double Star BWF Sudirman Cup World Mixed Team Championships". bwfbadminton.org. Retrieved 2011-04-25.
  7. ^ "China to face India in Sudirman Cup quarter-finals". bwfbadminton.org. 2011-05-25. Retrieved 2011-05-26.

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