BWF World Championships
Find Badminton World Championships, organized by the Badminton World Federation, since 1977, held only every three years, since 1983 every two years. In 2006 was transferred to an annual rhythm, with no world championships are held in the years in which take place Summer Olympic Games. 1978 and 1979, addressed the short-term existing WBF World Association of own title fights. This article discusses the individual world championships, where individual players ( pairs) compete against each other. Comparable to the Davis Cup in tennis, there are also World Team Championships in Badminton: since 1949 the Thomas Cup for men's national team since 1957 and the Uber Cup for women's national teams. In 1989, the Sudirman Cup was launched, the official national team 's World Cup mixed teams ( men and women). The tournament takes place in a two -yearly basis and was originally linked to the Individual Championship. Since 2003, the Sudirman Cup will be held as an independent event.
In addition to the World Championships for adults, there is, among other world title fights for young athletes, seniors, college and university students, railwaymen, deaf and disabled athletes.
The world champion of IBF / BWF
As of August 12, 2013
World champion of the Association WBF
The association was founded, among others, China, and Thailand also led by world championships. 1981 united IBF and WBF.