2001 IBF World Championships
Tournament details
Dates3 June – 10 June
VenuePalacio de Deportes de San Pablo
LocationSeville, Spain
1999 Copenhagen 2003 Birmingham

The 2001 IBF World Championships, also known as the World Badminton Championships, were held in the Palacio de Deportes de San Pablo, Seville, Spain, between 3 June and 10 June 2001.

Host city selection

Eindhoven, Seville, and Seoul submitted bids to host the championships.[1] The Korean bid was withdrawn at the last minute.[2] Seville was announced as the host by International Badminton Federation during a council meeting in Copenhagen.


Medal table

  *   Host nation (Spain)

1 China3249
2 Indonesia2013
3 South Korea0213
4 Denmark0123
5 Malaysia0022
Totals (5 entries)551020


Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's singles Indonesia Hendrawan Denmark Peter Gade Indonesia Taufik Hidayat
China Chen Hong
Women's singles China Gong Ruina China Zhou Mi China Gong Zhichao
China Zhang Ning
Men's doubles Indonesia Tony Gunawan
Indonesia Halim Haryanto
South Korea Ha Tae-kwon
South Korea Kim Dong-moon
Malaysia Chew Choon Eng
Malaysia Chan Chong Ming
Malaysia Choong Tan Fook
Malaysia Lee Wan Wah
Women's doubles China Gao Ling
China Huang Sui
China Zhang Jiewen
China Wei Yili
South Korea Ra Kyung-min
South Korea Lee Kyung-won
China Chen Lin
China Jiang Xuelian
Mixed doubles China Zhang Jun
China Gao Ling
South Korea Kim Dong-moon
South Korea Ra Kyung-min
Denmark Michael Søgaard
Denmark Rikke Olsen
Denmark Jens Eriksen
Denmark Mette Schjoldager


  1. ^ "Year 2000 Thomas and Uber Cups Set For Malaysia". worldbadminton.com. 4 June 1999. Retrieved 12 April 2017.
  2. ^ "Sudirman Cup & World Championships 2001". International Badminton Federation. Archived from the original on 23 April 2003. Retrieved 6 May 2019.