2013 BWF World Championships
|Dates||5 August – 11 August|
|Venue||Tianhe Sports Center|
|Events at the 2013 |
BWF World Championships
Host city selection
Copenhagen, Guangzhou, and Macau submitted bids for this edition of championships. On 9 December 2011, Badminton World Federation decided to award the championships to Guangzhou during a meeting in Queenstown, New Zealand. 
All five events started on the first day and concluded with the final on the last day.
All times are local (UTC+8).
|5 August 2013||10:00||Round of 64|
|6 August 2013||13:00||Round of 64|
|Round of 32|
|7 August 2013||10:00||Round of 32|
|8 August 2013||13:00||Round of 16|
|9 August 2013||12:00||Quarterfinals|
|10 August 2013||12:00||Semifinals|
|11 August 2013||13:00||Finals|
|4||South Korea (KOR)||0||1||3||4|
|Totals (8 nations)||5||5||10||20|
|Men's singles||Lin Dan||Lee Chong Wei||16–21, 21–13, 20–17r|
|Women's singles||Ratchanok Intanon||Li Xuerui||22–20, 18–21, 21–14|
|Men's doubles||Hendra Setiawan / Mohammad Ahsan||Mathias Boe / Carsten Mogensen||21–13, 23–21|
|Women's doubles||Wang Xiaoli / Yu Yang||Eom Hye-won / Jang Ye-na||21–14, 18–21, 21–8|
|Mixed doubles||Tontowi Ahmad / Lilyana Natsir||Xu Chen / Ma Jin||21–13, 16–21, 22–20|
345 players from 49 countries participated at this year's edition. The number in parentheses indicate the player contributed by each country.
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