2018 BWF World Badminton Championships is going to held in Nanjing, China between 30 July and 5 Aug. Badminton top seeds and rankings are being determined by this world championships and this is combined with the Summer Olympic Games to get the final results in the badminton rankings. Who has the best chances to reach the finals of world championship , Who will be the winner of Badminton championship 2018 ? First let us look at the complete list of top seeds and ranking of Badminton World championship 2018.
BWF World Badminton Championships is a showcase of the very best in the sport and it determines who are the World Champions in each of the five disciplines, men’s and women’s singles, men’s and women’s doubles and mixed doubles. The winners will be crowned as the “World Champions” and awarded gold medals.
The 2018 BWF World Championship will see some of the best matches featuring players like Lin Dan, Son Wan Ho and Chen Long in the Men’s Singles event. The Women’s Singles event will feature players like Akane Yamaguchi, Tai Tzu Ying and PV Sindhu. Players such as Marcus Fernaldi Gideon, Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo, etc. will contest in the Men’s Doubles event and Chen Qingchen, Jia Yifan, etc. will be going for gold in the Women’s Doubles event. In the Mixed Doubles event, Chen Qingchen and Zheng Siwei, who are currently ranked at number one, will aim for the gold medal.
Who are the top seeds for Men and women at BWF World Badminton championships 2018 in China ?
Currently the defending Champions are Viktor Axelsen in Men’s singles and Nozomi Okuhara in Women’s Singles at BWF World Badminton Championship.
In Men’s singles, currently Denmark’s Viktor Axelsen ranked number 1 in the world followed by Lee Chong Wei in the second position. One of tournament favorite India’s Kidambi Srikanth is in the 5th rank for the world championships. Based on current form best chance of winning the Men’s singles at World Badminton championships is Axlesen or Srikanth. But India’s Pranoy also has a decent run in the previous tournaments, who can be the Black horse.
In women’s singles it is more tougher competition and TAI Tzu Ying of Chinese Taipei holds the number 1 ranking in the world championship. She will be having tight fight with India’s P V Sindhu who is the 3rd seed at the world championship. Olympic gold medal winner Spain’s Carolina Marin and India’s Saina Nehwal are also tournament favorites to win for Women’s singles. They are currently seeded 8 and 10 in the championship.
Below is the complete list top seeds and ranking of Men and Women at the Badminton World championship 2018 in China.
Men’s Singles world ranking top seeds – Badminton
|2||MAS||LEE Chong Wei||77,383|
|4||KOR||SON Wan Ho||72,172|
|7||TPE||CHOU Tien Chen||63,784|
|10||HKG||NG Ka Long Angus||54,898|
|11||IND||PRANNOY H. S.||54,260|
|12||INA||Anthony Sinisuka GINTING||52,615|
|17||TPE||WANG Tzu Wei||45,252|
|21||HKG||WONG Wing Ki Vincent||43,498|
|23||DEN||Hans-Kristian Solberg VITTINGHUS||43,099|
|25||IND||SAI PRANEETH B.||41,107|
Women’s Singles world ranking top seeds – Badminton
|1||TPE||TAI Tzu Ying||96,817|
|3||IND||PUSARLA V. Sindhu||83,414|
|9||KOR||SUNG Ji Hyun||58,753|
|17||HKG||CHEUNG Ngan Yi||43,281|
|21||KOR||LEE Jang Mi||41,614|
|22||INA||Gregoria Mariska TUNJUNG||39,910|
|25||KOR||KIM Hyo Min||37,790|
The first time World championships Badminton was started in 1977 and was hosted by Malmo in Sweden. 2018 world championships will be conducted in Nanjing, China and in 2019 it will be at Basel in Switzerland.
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