2011 BWF World Championships
|Dates||8 August – 14 August|
|Events at the 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.
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.
All five events started on the first day and concluded with the final on the last day.
All times are local (UTC+1).
|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|
|13 August 2011||11:00||Semifinals|
|14 August 2011||12:00||Finals|
|Totals (10 nations)||5||5||10||20|
- ^ – The silver medal won by Great Britain was achieved by mixed doubles pair and England and Scotland respectively.
|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|
347 players from 48 countries participated at this year's edition. The number in parentheses indicate the player contributed by each country.
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