The latest move of the big badminton tournament “HSBC BW UF World Tour Finals 2022”, which has the highest prize money of $ 1,500,000 or about 54,000,000 baht and is also the last entry of the year in the badminton world federation calendar. Thailand will be honored to host the event. and will be broadcast live across the world taking place from 7-11 December ’22 at the Nimibutr Sports Building of the Bangkok National Stadium
Most recently, on Monday evening, December 5, 2022, the Badminton World Federation held a gala dinner to welcome the athletes. at Centara Grand at Central World Along with the announcement of the best athlete of the year 2022 (BWF Sportsman of the Year Awards 2022), nominees were selected based on their performance in 2021-2022 between November 1, 2021 and October 31, 2022 and a lottery ceremony will take place 2022 World Tour Finals group.
At the event, there was Paul Eric Hoyer, President of the Badminton World Federation (BWF), Khunying Pattama Leeswadtrakul. Vice President of the Badminton World Federation (BWF), Committee of the International Olympic Committee (IOC Member), President of the Sports Association of Thailand in the Royal Patronage and Thomas Lund, Secretary General of the Badminton World Federation (BWF), was honored to attend’ this event too.
The results of the announcement of the Best Athlete Awards 2022 are as follows.
1. Male Badminton Player of the Year (Male Para Badminton Player of the Year Award), including Japan’s Daiki Kajiwara
2. Female Para Badminton Player of the Year (Best para badminton player of the year), including India’s Manisha Ramdas.
3. Para Badminton Pair of the Year (Best Badminton Player of the Year) is Thomas Wanschneider and Rick Conwell Hellman from Germany.
4. Most Improved Player of the Year (Best Badminton Player of the Year Award), including Indonesian pair Fajar Alfien and Muhammad Ryan Adrianto.
5. Most Promising Player of the Year (Best young badminton player), including Kodai Naraoka, a rising star from Japan.
6. Pair of the Year (Badminton Player of the Year Award) is the mixed doubles of Zheng Siwei and Huang Yaqiang from China who managed to win 7 world championships and also won the world championship for the 3rd time in 2022
7. Female Player of the Year (best female badminton player of the year award), including Japan’s world number 1 Akane Yamaguchi Who has done the best by defending the world championship twice in 2021 and 2022
8. Male Player of the Year (the award for the best male badminton player of the year), namely Victor Aselsen, the Danish world number 1 Who swept the championship this year in 5 events, including winning the world championship for the second time in 2022 as well
9. BEST DRESSED – FEMALE (Best Female Athlete), including Busanan Cream Ungbamrungphan Top 10 singles in the world for women
10. BEST DRESSED – MALE (Best Dressed Male Athlete), including HS Pranoi, a single man from India.
As for the World Tour Finals, it is a tournament that motivates world-renowned badminton players who collect points to collect top world tour tournaments. The top 1-8 from each category in the HSBC Race to Bangkok ranks compete in the annual competition for supremacy. It is also a score collection item. Collect only one world. The competition is divided into groups and the competition meets in the group. Increase fun and excitement for badminton fans Have the opportunity to see the best artisans orbit together
The draw results for the 2022 World Tour Finals group stage are as follows: Men’s Singles Group A: Victor Azelsen, ranked no.1, world no.1 from Denmark, HS 12th Pranoi from India, 14th ranked Kodaii Naraoka from Japan, 17th ranked Lu Guansu from China.
Group B: second seed Zhou Tianchen, world number four from Taiwan, world number five Jonathan Christie from Indonesia, world number three Isel Keangyew from Singapore, Anthony Sunizuka Ginting, world number 6 from Indonesia
Women’s Singles Group A: No.1 Chen Yufei, No.4 in the world from China, No.2 in the world Se-Yong from South Korea, No.1 Gregloria Mariska Tunjung.18 in the world from Indonesia and, Akane Yamaguchi, hand no.1 the world from Japan.
Group A Mixed Doubles: Zheng Siwei and Huang Yaqiang, second seeded in the tournament, world No. 3 from China, Goh Sunhuat and Shevon Jamie Lai, world No. 11 from Malaysia, Rinov Revaldry with Pitta Haninyat Mentari, world No. 13 from Indonesia , and Tom Giesel and Delfin de Rue, in 10th place in the world from France.
Group B: “Bas” Dechaphon Puavaranukroh and “Po Por” Sapsiree Taerattanachai, the second pair in the list of the best pair in the world, Wang Yilu and Huang Dongping, the fourth pair in the world from China, “M” Supak Chomko and ” Fame” Supisara Puresampran, ranked 12th in the world, and Tan Kiangmeng and Lai Peijing, ranked 8th in the world from Malaysia.
Women’s doubles Group A: Jung Na-Eun and Kim Hye-Jong, the top-ranked pair, the top 5 pairs in the world from South Korea, “Anna” Nantakarn and “Muna” Benyapha Iamsaard, the 13th from the world, “Gift” Jongkolphan Kititharakul and “View” Rawinda Prajongjai, ranked 6th in the world, Vivian Ho and Lim Chewsiang, ranked 24th in the world from Malaysia.
Group B: 2nd seed Zhang Shuxian and Zheng Yu, 7th seed in the world from China, 1st seed Chen Yingchen and Jia Yifan from China, Perry Tan and Tina Mularitaran, 9th seed in the world from Malaysia, Apirani Rahayu and Siti Fadia Silva Ramadanti , ranked 14th in the world from Indonesia.
Men’s Doubles Group A: Fajar Alfian vs Muhammad Ryan Adrianto, top seed, third in the world from Indonesia, Aung Yuewsin and Teo Eyi World No.8 from Malaysia, Takuro Hoki and Yuko Kobayashi, world No.1 guide from Japan, and Choi Soku and Kim Won Ho, second in the list, the world number 15 guide from South Korea.
Group B: Mohamed Asan and world No. 6 Hendra Settianwan of Indonesia, Liu Yuchen and world No. 11 Wu Xuanyi of China, Aaron Chia and So Vuyik, world No. 4 of Malaysia, and Kim Astrup and Andres Rasmussen, world No. 5 of Denmark.
Khunying Pattama Leesawattrakul International Olympic Committee or IOC member Vice President of the Badminton World Federation And the president of the Badminton Association of Thailand said, “Thank you to the Badminton World Federation for your confidence. and Thailand entrusted the Honor of hosting the biggest badminton tournament at the end of 2022, namely “HSBC BW UF World Tour Final 2022″ between 7 and 11 December at the Nimibutr Sports Building. Bangkok National Stadium”
“Which is a program that follows Badminton all over the world watching and applauding the best badminton players. who have done an excellent job collecting points throughout the year 2022, the best in position 1-8 in each category to be eligible to take part in this competition Every game will be a fun game. and attracts the attention of badminton fans around the world who will be able to watch live broadcasts across the world As badminton fans, Thai people are very interested. Ticket orders have been sold, tickets are almost sold out.”
“Congratulations to all the athletes. You received this prestigious Athlete of the Year Award As all athletes Those who are named can be considered to compete for the award You have been very successful. Did a great job all year. who have to overcome many obstacles Dedicated to mental and physical energy Study and learn what you did mistakes, practice, develop and improve. Reduce mistakes The most important thing is to be able to win your heart. Focus on practice. in strict discipline Not discouraged in the face of problems and obstacles Until achieving great success in the field of competition
“I would like to invite the fans. Thai sports come together to send encouragement to 10 Thai badminton players to fight for the big tournament, “2022 HSBC BWF World Tour Final”. Thai badminton fans can buy tickets to compete. Watch the competition at Thai Ticket Major, all branches AND follow the live broadcast on SPOTV, True Sport 3, True Sport 7 and TRUE4U Channel 24,” concluded Khunying Pattama.