World Badminton Grand Prix Finals

  (Redirected from World Badminton Grand Prix)

The World Badminton Grand Prix Finals was an annual badminton tournament organized by the International Badminton Federation (IBF) to crown the best badminton player of the year. The tournament only invited the top eight players in the year-end world rankings. The tournament started in 1983, with the last tournament held in 2001 (delayed from 2000). Since then the tournament has not been included in the IBF's events calendar.

LocationEdit

Year No. Host City Country
1983 I Jakarta   Indonesia
1984 II Kuala Lumpur   Malaysia
1985 III Tokyo   Japan
1986 IV Kuala Lumpur   Malaysia
1987 V Hong Kong   Hong Kong
1988 VI Hong Kong   Hong Kong
1989 VII Singapore   Singapore
1990 VIII Bali   Indonesia
1991 IX Kuala Lumpur   Malaysia
Year No. Host City Country
1992 X Kuala Lumpur   Malaysia
1993 XI Kuala Lumpur   Malaysia
1994 XII Bangkok   Thailand
1995 XIII Singapore   Singapore
1996 XIV Bali   Indonesia
1997 XV Jakarta   Indonesia
1998 XVI Brunei   Brunei
1999 XVII Brunei   Brunei
2000 XVIII Brunei   Brunei

* Held in 2001.

Past winnersEdit

Year Men's singles Women's singles Men's doubles Women's doubles Mixed doubles
1983   Luan Jin   Li Lingwei
1984   Morten Frost   Han Aiping
1985   Han Jian   Li Lingwei
1986   Yang Yang   Jalani Sidek
  Razif Sidek
  Hwang Hye-young
  Chung Myung-hee
  Nigel Tier
  Gillian Gowers
1987   Xiong Guobao   Li Yongbo
  Tian Bingyi
  Guan Weizhen
  Lin Ying
  Stefan Karlsson
  Maria Bengtsson
1988   Zhang Qingwu   Han Aiping   Jalani Sidek
  Razif Sidek
  Wang Pengren
  Shi Fangjing
1989   Xiong Guobao   Tang Jiuhong   Rosiana Tendean
  Erma Sulistianingsih
  Eddy Hartono
  Verawaty Fadjrin
1990   Eddy Kurniawan   Susi Susanti   Eddy Hartono
  Rudy Gunawan
  Thomas Lund
  Pernille Dupont
1991   Zhao Jianhua   Jalani Sidek
  Razif Sidek
  Hwang Hye-young
  Chung Myung-hee
1992   Rashid Sidek   Ricky Subagja
  Rexy Mainaky
  Lin Yanfen
  Yao Fen
1993   Joko Suprianto   Rudy Gunawan
  Bambang Suprianto
  Finarsih
  Lili Tampi
  Thomas Lund
  Catrine Bengtsson
1994   Ardy Wiranata   Ricky Subagja
  Rexy Mainaky
  Ge Fei
  Gu Jun
  Thomas Lund
  Marlene Thomsen
1995   Joko Suprianto   Ye Zhaoying   Cheah Soon Kit
  Yap Kim Hock
  Trikus Heryanto
  Minarti Timur
1996   Fung Permadi   Susi Susanti   Ricky Subagja
  Rexy Mainaky
  Michael Søgaard
  Rikke Olsen
1997   Sun Jun   Ye Zhaoying   Candra Wijaya
  Sigit Budiarto
  Liu Yong
  Ge Fei
1998   Zhang Ning   Denny Kantono
  Antonius Ariantho
  Kim Dong-moon
  Ra Kyung-min
1999   Peter Gade   Ye Zhaoying   Candra Wijaya
  Tony Gunawan
2000   Xia Xuanze   Zhou Mi   Huang Nanyan
  Yang Wei
  Jens Eriksen
  Mette Schjoldager

Performances by nationEdit

Top Nations
Rank Nation MS WS MD WD XD Total
1   China 10 12 1 10 2 35
2   Indonesia 4 6 9 3 2 24
3   Denmark 2 0 0 0 6.5 8.5
4   Malaysia 1 0 5 0 0 6
5   South Korea 0 0 0 2 2 4
6   Sweden 0 0 0 0 1.5 1.5
7   Chinese Taipei 1 0 0 0 0 1
  England 0 0 0 0 1 1
Total 18 18 15 15 15 81

See alsoEdit

External linksEdit