2017 BWF World Championships
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Tournament details
Dates21–27 August
VenueEmirates Arena
LocationGlasgow, Scotland
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The 2017 BWF World Championships of badminton were held from 21 to 27 August at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow, Scotland.[1][2][3]

The venue can hold 6,000 spectators.[3] When Glasgow hosted the event in 1997 it was held at the Scotstoun Centre.

Host city selection

Glasgow originally submitted a bid for the 2017 Sudirman Cup but lost to Gold Coast. The Badminton World Federation awarded the World Championships to Glasgow after the event did not receive appropriate bids.[1]


All times are local (UTC+1).

Date Time Round
21 August 2017 11:00 Round of 64
22 August 2017 11:00 Round of 64
Round of 32
23 August 2017 11:00 Round of 32
24 August 2017 11:00 Round of 16
25 August 2017 10:00 Quarterfinals
26 August 2017 10:00 Semifinals
27 August 2017 13:00 Finals

Medal summary

Medal table

  *   Host nation (Scotland)

1 China (CHN)2237
2 Japan (JPN)1124
3 Indonesia (INA)1102
4 Denmark (DEN)1012
5 India (IND)0112
6 England (ENG)0011
 Hong Kong (HKG)0011
 South Korea (KOR)0011
Totals (8 entries)551020


Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's Singles
Denmark Viktor Axelsen China Lin Dan South Korea Son Wan-ho
China Chen Long
Women's Singles
Japan Nozomi Okuhara India P. V. Sindhu China Chen Yufei
India Saina Nehwal
Men's Doubles
China Liu Cheng
China Zhang Nan
Indonesia Mohammad Ahsan
Indonesia Rian Agung Saputro
Japan Takeshi Kamura
Japan Keigo Sonoda
China Chai Biao
China Hong Wei
Women's Doubles
China Chen Qingchen
China Jia Yifan
Japan Yuki Fukushima
Japan Sayaka Hirota
Japan Misaki Matsutomo
Japan Ayaka Takahashi
Denmark Kamilla Rytter Juhl
Denmark Christinna Pedersen
Mixed Doubles
Indonesia Tontowi Ahmad
Indonesia Liliyana Natsir
China Zheng Siwei
China Chen Qingchen
England Chris Adcock
England Gabby Adcock
Hong Kong Lee Chun Hei
Hong Kong Chau Hoi Wah


  1. ^ a b Alleyne, Gayle (14 November 2014). "Badminton 'Worlds' Going to Glasgow in 2017". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 15 August 2015.
  2. ^ "Scotland names a date for the 2017 World Championships". BadmintonScotland. Archived from the original on 18 August 2015. Retrieved 15 August 2015.
  3. ^ a b Daniel Etchells (15 November 2014). "Glasgow to host 2017 Badminton World Championships after impressive Sudirman Cup bid". Inside the Games. Archived from the original on 1 September 2015.