Kuala Lumpur: Two of the world’s largest badminton equipment manufacturers, YONEX and VICTOR have collaborated with the Badminton World Federation (BWF) from 2022 to 2025.
YONEX will become the main equipment supplier for the 2022, 2023, and 2025 World Championships that will be held in Japan, Denmark, and France respectively.
“As Yonex, we strive to provide the best equipment and environment for world-class athletes to perform at the highest level possible,” said YONEX Director of International Sales, Hiroaki Ebihara.
“We are excited to continue supporting one of the most famed competitions, the BWF World Championships, through 2025 as the official supplier of shuttlecocks, court mats, net poles, and our world-class stringing service of the Yonex Stringing Team,” added Ebihara.
Meanwhile, the Taiwanese badminton manufacturer, VICTOR, was granted the rights for the BWF Thomas and Uber Cup Finals 2022 (Thailand) and 2024 (China), as well as the BWF Sudirman Cup 2023 (India) and 2025 (China).
“VICTOR is honored to be the official equipment partner of the BWF Men’s and Women’s Team World Championships and BWF Mixed Team World Championships for 2022-2025,” said Chairman of VICTOR, Jeff Chen.
“The BWF Thomas and Uber Cup Finals and BWF Sudirman Cup are unique events where players fight for the team together. VICTOR is really excited and much looking forward to working with BWF and the players to provide the best team events to the fans around the world,” added Chen.