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2017 Sudirman Cup

The 2017 Sudirman Cup (officially known as the 2017 Total BWF Sudirman Cup for sponsorship reasons) was the 15th edition of the Sudirman Cup, the biennial international badminton championship contested by the mixed national teams of the member associations of Badminton World Federation (BWF), since its inception in 1989. The tournament was hosted by Gold Coast, Australia, between 21 and 28 May 2017.[1] It will be the first time this event is hosted outside Asia and Europe since its establishment in 1989.[1]

2017 Sudirman Cup
2017 Sudirman Cup logo.png
Tournament details
Dates21–28 May
Edition15th
LevelInternational
VenueCarrara Sports and Leisure Centre
LocationGold Coast, Queensland, Australia
2015 2019

The matches was played at Carrara Sports and Leisure Centre. It was the first time that Australia had hosted the tournament and the first time this event is hosted outside Asia and Europe since its establishment in 1989.

China was the defending champion. Korea defeated China 3–2 to win the tournament, which became the first Sudirman Cup title for Korea after 2003.

Host city selectionEdit

Glasgow and Gold Coast submitted bids to host 2017 Sudirman Cup. Gold Coast was announced as the host for 2017 Sudirman Cup, while Glasgow later awarded the 2017 BWF World Championships.[2]

SeedingsEdit

The seedings for 32 teams competing in the tournament were released on 2 March 2017.[3] It was based on aggregated points from the best players in the world ranking. The tournament was divided into four groups, with twelve teams in the elite group competing for the title. Eight teams were seeded into second and third groups and four remaining teams were seeded into fourth group.

On the day of the draw, it was announced that the original list of 32 teams was pared down to 28, with four teams – Mexico, Netherlands, Spain and Sweden were withdrawing from the tournament. The 28 participating teams were divided into four groups, with Group 1 consisting of the 12 teams that will compete for the title. Group 2 and Group 3 (eight teams each) will fight for overall placings. The draw was held on 17 March 2017.[4] England withdrew from the Sudirman Cup on 4 April 2017.[5]

Rank Team Points Group Notes
1   China 359843 1
2   Denmark 334544
3   South Korea 315087
4   Japan 313853
5   Malaysia 296873
6   Indonesia 289727
7   Thailand 266335
8   Chinese Taipei 249965
9   India 226509
10   England 207930 Withdraw
11   Hong Kong 195775
12   Russia 166701
Rank Team Points Group Notes
13   Germany 156839 2   Grp.1
14   Singapore 140819
15   Netherlands 127822 Withdraw
16   Australia 126915
17   Vietnam 121569
18   Sweden 119234 Withdraw
19   Spain 117931 Withdraw
20   United States 107606
21   Scotland 95524 3   Grp.2
22   Canada 83511   Grp.2
23   Austria 72731   Grp.2
24   Mexico 36107 Withdraw
Rank Team Points Group Notes
25   New Zealand 156839 3   Grp.2
26   Sri Lanka 32434
27   Slovakia 17929
28   New Caledonia 15400
29   Macau 7410 4   Grp.3
30   Tahiti 6160   Grp.3
31   Fiji Nil   Grp.3
32   Guam Nil   Grp.3
 
Nations participating in the 2017 Sudirman Cup.

Group compositionEdit

Group 1 Group 2 Group 3
Group 1A Group 1B Group 1C Group 1D Group 2A Group 2B Group 3A Group 3B

  China
  Thailand
  Hong Kong

  South Korea
  Chinese Taipei
  Russia

  Japan
  Malaysia
  Germany

  Denmark
  Indonesia
  India

  Vietnam
  Scotland
  Canada
  New Zealand

  Singapore
  Australia
  United States
  Austria

  New Caledonia
  Macau
  Guam

  Sri Lanka
  Slovakia
  Fiji
  Tahiti

SquadsEdit

Group stageEdit

Group 1AEdit

Pos Team Pld W L MW ML GW GL PW PL Pts Qualification
1   China 2 2 0 9 1 19 2 440 331 2 Quarter-finals
2   Thailand 2 1 1 3 7 7 15 365 429 1
3   Hong Kong 2 0 2 3 7 7 16 384 449 0
Team 1  Score  Team 2
China   4–1   Hong Kong
Thailand   3–2   Hong Kong
China   5–0   Thailand

Group 1BEdit

Pos Team Pld W L MW ML GW GL PW PL Pts Qualification
1   Chinese Taipei 2 2 0 7 3 15 9 464 415 2 Quarter-finals
2   South Korea 2 1 1 6 4 14 8 425 352 1
3   Russia 2 0 2 2 8 5 17 328 450 0
Team 1  Score  Team 2
South Korea   4–1   Russia
Chinese Taipei   4–1   Russia
South Korea   2–3   Chinese Taipei

Group 1CEdit

Pos Team Pld W L MW ML GW GL PW PL Pts Qualification
1   Japan 2 2 0 7 3 15 8 420 371 2 Quarter-finals
2   Malaysia 2 1 1 7 3 15 7 422 347 1
3   Germany 2 0 2 1 9 3 18 293 417 0
Team 1  Score  Team 2
Japan   4–1   Germany
Malaysia   5–0   Germany
Japan   3–2   Malaysia

Group 1DEdit

Pos Team Pld W L MW ML GW GL PW PL Pts Qualification
1   Denmark 2 1 1 6 4 14 12 476 480 1 Quarter-finals
2   India 2 1 1 5 5 12 11 415 419 1
3   Indonesia 2 1 1 4 6 11 14 468 460 1
Team 1  Score  Team 2
Denmark   4–1   India
Indonesia   1–4   India

Denmark   2–3   Indonesia

Group 2AEdit

Pos Team Pld W L MW ML GW GL PW PL Pts Qualification
1   Vietnam 3 3 0 13 2 28 6 685 500 3 Classification round
2   Canada 3 2 1 8 7 17 19 648 640 2
3   Scotland 3 1 2 7 8 18 19 663 650 1
4   New Zealand 3 0 3 2 13 9 28 525 731 0
Team 1  Score  Team 2
Vietnam   4–1   New Zealand
Scotland   2–3   Canada
Vietnam   5–0   Canada
Scotland   4–1   New Zealand
Canada   5–0   New Zealand
Vietnam   4–1   Scotland

Group 2BEdit

Pos Team Pld W L MW ML GW GL PW PL Pts Qualification
1   Singapore 3 3 0 14 1 28 5 674 494 3 Classification round
2   Australia 3 2 1 10 5 20 10 567 466 2
3   United States 3 1 2 4 11 10 22 527 581 1
4   Austria 3 0 3 2 13 6 27 439 666 0
Team 1  Score  Team 2
Australia   4–1   United States
Singapore   5–0   Austria
Australia   5–0   Austria
Singapore   5–0   United States
United States   3–2   Austria
Singapore   4–1   Australia

Group 3AEdit

Pos Team Pld W L MW ML GW GL PW PL Pts Qualification
1   Macau 2 2 0 10 0 20 2 461 251 2 Classification round
2   New Caledonia 2 1 1 4 6 9 12 346 370 1
3   Guam 2 0 2 1 9 3 18 251 437 0
Team 1  Score  Team 2
New Caledonia   4–1   Guam
Macau   5–0   Guam
New Caledonia   0–5   Macau

Group 3BEdit

Pos Team Pld W L MW ML GW GL PW PL Pts Qualification
1   Sri Lanka 3 3 0 15 0 30 0 630 249 3 Classification round
2   Slovakia 3 2 1 10 5 20 10 543 382 2
3   Fiji 3 1 2 4 11 9 24 416 652 1
4   Tahiti 3 0 3 1 14 4 29 376 682 0
Team 1  Score  Team 2
Sri Lanka   5–0   Fiji
Slovakia   5–0   Tahiti
Sri Lanka   5–0   Tahiti
Slovakia   5–0   Fiji
Tahiti   1–4   Fiji
Sri Lanka   5–0   Slovakia

Knockout stageEdit

Classification bracketEdit

Classification roundEdit

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Guam   1–3   Fiji
New Caledonia   1–3   Slovakia
Macau   0–3   Sri Lanka
New Zealand   3–1   Austria
Scotland   3–0   United States
Canada   2–3   Australia
Vietnam   3–1   Singapore

Final drawEdit

The draw for the quarterfinals will be held after the completion of the final matches in the group stage on 24 May 2017.

Position Team 1 vs Team 2 Position
A1   China   India D2
C1   Japan   Malaysia C2
B2   South Korea   Chinese Taipei B1
A2   Thailand   Denmark D1

Final bracketEdit

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
26 May – Gold Coast
 
 
  China3
 
27 May – Gold Coast
 
  India0
 
  China3
 
26 May – Gold Coast
 
  Japan2
 
  Japan3
 
28 May – Gold Coast
 
  Malaysia1
 
  China2
 
25 May – Gold Coast
 
  South Korea3
 
  South Korea3
 
27 May – Gold Coast
 
  Chinese Taipei1
 
  South Korea3
 
25 May – Gold Coast
 
  Thailand1
 
  Thailand3
 
 
  Denmark2
 

Quarter-finalsEdit

Team 1  Score  Team 2
China   3–0   India
Japan   3–1   Malaysia
South Korea   3–1   Chinese Taipei
Thailand   3–2   Denmark

Semi-finalsEdit

Team 1  Score  Team 2
China   3–2   Japan
South Korea   3–1   Thailand

FinalEdit

Team 1  Score  Team 2
China   2–3   South Korea

Final rankingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Gold Coast Wins Sudirman Cup 2017". Archived from the original on 20 March 2017. Retrieved 8 January 2017.
  2. ^ Alleyne, Gayle. "Badminton 'Worlds' Going to Glasgow in 2017". BWF. Archived from the original on 20 March 2017. Retrieved 18 March 2017.
  3. ^ "Sudirman Cup 2017 – Seeding Report 2 March Ranking" (PDF). BWF Corporate. Retrieved 3 March 2017.
  4. ^ "Sudirman Cup Battle Royal Beckons". Archived from the original on 14 June 2017. Retrieved 17 March 2017.
  5. ^ "England Withdraws, Germany Promoted". Archived from the original on 21 May 2017. Retrieved 4 April 2017.

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