2011 BWF World Championships

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2011 BWF World Championships
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Tournament details
Edition 19th
Level International
Competitors 347
Nations 48
Venue Wembley Arena
Location London
2011 BWF World Championships
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Singles   men   women  
Doubles   men   women   mixed

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]

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]

Draw[edit]

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

Schedule[edit]

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

Medalists[edit]

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  China 5 1 3 9
2  South Korea 0 1 1 2
3  Chinese Taipei 0 1 0 1
 Great Britain1 0 1 0 1
 Malaysia 0 1 0 1
6  Indonesia 0 0 2 2
7  Denmark 0 0 1 1
 Germany 0 0 1 1
India India 0 0 1 1
 Japan 0 0 1 1
Total 5 5 10 20
  1. ^ – The silver medal won by Great Britain was achieved by mixed doubles pair and England and Scotland respectively.

Events[edit]

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

Finals[edit]

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

Participating countries[edit]

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

References[edit]

  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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