India to host 2026 World Badminton Championships

The Badminton World Federation (BWF) has designated the esteemed BWF World Championship to India for 2026, it was formally reported.

Badminton Association of India president Himanta Biswa Sarma was certain that facilitating the Worlds Championship in 2026 would just assistance Indian badminton make greater strides towards turning into a world force to be reckoned with.

“Arranging a competition of this height will be an incredible accomplishment for us at the Badminton Association of India just as for the country,” he said in a proclamation.

“We are grateful to BWF for considering India for badminton’s generally esteemed and head competition and I accept with elite shuttlers coming to partake, it will be an extraordinary chance and inspiration for the fans of the game and for the game to see a gigantic development the nation over,” said Sarma.

“With a series of competitions being dropped because of the pandemic universally, BWF had contacted us with a substitute proposition. We, at BAI, felt that this was an extraordinary chance for the nation just as for the badminton club,” said BAI general secretary Ajay K. Singhania.


India were booked to sort out the Sudirman Cup in 2023 yet the Badminton World Federation chose to grant the facilitating privileges of the world blended group titles to China.

The BWF had to move the current year’s Sudirman Cup from Suzhou, China to Vantaa, Finland because of the COVID-19 circumstance in the Asian country.

“Suzhou will presently arrange the 2023 version of the BWF World Mixed Team Championships, with unique 2023 hosts India tolerating the chance to have the BWF World Championships in 2026,” the BWF said in a media discharge.

“The Badminton World Federation (BWF) can affirm Suzhou, China has been granted the facilitating privileges of the TotalEnergies BWF Sudirman Cup Finals 2023.

“Suzhou was because of host the titles in 2021, yet with BWF incapable to arrange any competitions in China this year, the occasion was changed to Vantaa in Finland.”

This may be the second time that India will have the big showdown, with Hyderabad having played hosts to the lofty occasion in 2009.

“Arranging a competition of the height of World Championships is an extraordinary accomplishment for us at Badminton Association of India just as for the country,” Badminton Association of India (BAI) president Himanta Biswa Sarma said.

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