Latest Badminton News and Articles

Lin Dan can't play in World Championships? Not done deal just yet!

1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Category: Badminton News Published: 02 May 2014
Posted by Hits: 1534

Beijing: China is the superpower of badminton, they have solid depth of elite shuttlers that ranked in the top 100. These shuttlers provided China more versatility for designing a better line-up to target certain tournaments.

Don't rule out possibility of Super Dan playing in world championhips just yet
Don't rule out possibility of Super Dan playing in world championhips just yet

Don't rule out possibility of Super Dan playing in world championhips just yet
And you are right, China is capable of pulling off another surprising twist in this year's World Championship by adding Lin Dan to its roster.


This is how they can do it.

Currently, according to the Phase 1 qualifiers list released by Badminton World Federation (BWF) on April 25, three Chinese players, Chen Long (world No. 2), Du Pengyu (No. 6) and Wang Zhengming (No. 7) are eligible to play in the World Championships in Copenhagen from Aug 25-31. The deadline for submitting the definitive list to BWF is on May 8. Until then, each country still has time to think about who they want to send to Copenhagen .

If China wants Lin Dan to play in Copenhagen, they will have to withdraw one of the 3 players mentioned above, and then to skip over 3 more Chinese players Chen Yuekun (No. 34), Gao Huan (No. 43) and Song Xue (No. 47) to include world No. 83 Lin Dan as their third singles in the world championships 2014.

Whatever the decision China and BWF make, hopes the end results would be really exciting for the fans and the sport of Badminton.

  • No comments found



Google Plus


Replays: Sudirman Cup 2015

2015 Sudirman Cup badminton video

Watch Replays

  • Recent News
  • Popular
Sony Dwi Kuncoro can still be a champion

East Java: Do you still remember Sony Dwi Kuncoro? The Athen

BAM throw their support behind Lee Chong Wei

Kuala Lumpur: Despite some ups and downs in his relationship

Koo Kien Keat/Tan Boon Heong fall short of Thailand Open crown

Bangkok: Koo Kien Keat and Tan Boon Heong will have to wait

Historic ranking milestone for Zhao Yunlei/Zhang Nan

Kuala Lumpur: It's getting hard to keep track of all the mix

Lin Dan displays smoking hot body to promote his own line of underwear collection

Beijing: HOT! HOT! HOT! Lin Dan shows off his super fit and

Lee Chong Wei is back! (video)

By: When He Loses, You Stay With Him!Wh

Recommended badminton news for you