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Who wins the Badminton World Championships 2021?

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The BWF World Championship is the most coveted competition in badminton. It is a championship where different players contest for the World Champion title. There will be five events during the tournament: women’s singles, men’s singles, women’s and women’s doubles and mixed doubles. The first Championship was held in 1977 and it was held after every 2 years. However, since 2003, this championship has been held yearly except during the Summer Olympic Games. The 2018 BWF World Championships shall be held in Nanjing, China on July 30th – 5th August 2018. Here are the participants expected to perform well in the Championships’ Men’s Singles event:

Viktor Axelsen

With 75,470 points, Viktor is leading the race to Nanjing. He is the defending champion and is expected to successfully defend the title. Viktor, aged 24, is a player from Denmark and is in position 1 in the men’s singles World Rankings. It should be remembered that Viktor got the Bronze Medal in the 2016 Olympic Games that were held in Rio, Brazil. Since then he has been in fine form and has shown great athleticism and professionalism throughout the BWF circuit.

Son Wan-Ho

This is another favorite player expected to thrill the crowd with his stunning performance during the 2018 BWF World Championships. He is a South Korean professional badminton player ranked position 2 in the men’s singles world ranking and number 14 in the world tour ranking in the same event. Son participated in the 2012 Olympic Games that were held in London and managed to top the group he was in and progressed to the last 16. He also took part in the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio but was overpowered by the Chinese professional player Chen Long in the quarterfinals.

Chen Long

Chen Long is a professional badminton from China. The reigning Olympic Champion aged 29 years is a favorite to win the 2018 BWF World Championships in Nanjing. It is essential to point out that Chen Long is a two-time World champion as well as all England champion. With all these accolades, he is expected to produce a stunning performance this year before thousands of home fans and badminton lovers across the world. Chen Long is ranked position number 5 in men’s singles in the world rankings and number 24 in the World Tour Rankings in men’s singles.

Shi Yuqi

With over 139 career wins, Shi Yuqi is also another outstanding badminton player poised to lift the 2018 BWF World Championships title. He is a Chinese badminton player with a promising career ahead of him. Aged only 22 years, Shi Yuqi won his maiden SuperSeries title on 30 October 2016, at the French Open. He is number 3 in the world rankings in the men’s singles event and is also ranked number 3 in the World Tour Ranking in the men’s singles. He comes into the BWF World championships with 72,743 points.

Kidambi Srikanth

Ranked number 4 in the World Rankings and number 51 in the World Tour Ranking in men’s singles, Srikanth is another badminton player expected to do well in the 2018 BWF World Championships. Born on 7 February 1993, in Guntur, India, Kidambi Srikanth has impressed many in the industry. It is important to note that he was named the highest ranked badminton player in the world in the men’s singles in April this year. This puts him in a good position to win the coveted title.