2018 BWF World Championships
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Tournament details
Dates30 July – 5 August
Competitors357 from 48 nations
VenueNanjing Youth Olympic Games Sports Park Arena
LocationNanjing, China
2017 Glasgow 2019 Basel

The 2018 BWF World Championships was a badminton tournament which was held from 30 July to 5 August at Nanjing Youth Olympic Games Sports Park Arena in Nanjing, China.[1]

Host city selection

Nanjing was the only bidder for 2018 edition of championships.[2] The bid was approved by Badminton World Federation during council meeting in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.[3]


Five events were held.[4]

All times are local (UTC+8).

A banner of the Championship near the venue
A banner of the Championship near the venue
Date Time Round
30 July 2018 10:00 Round of 64
31 July 2018 10:00 Round of 64 (MS)
Round of 32 (WS, MD, WD, XD)
1 August 2018 10:00 Round of 32 (MS, WS, MD, WD)
2 August 2018 10:00 Round of 16
3 August 2018 11:00 Quarterfinals
4 August 2018 11:00 Semifinals
5 August 2018 13:00 Finals


See also: 2018 BWF World Championships qualification

357 players from 48 countries in total participate in this game.

Medal summary

Medal table

  *   Host nation (China)

1 China*2248
2 Japan2226
3 Spain1001
4 India0101
5 Chinese Taipei0011
 Hong Kong0011
Totals (8 entries)551020


Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's singles
Japan Kento Momota China Shi Yuqi China Chen Long
Malaysia Liew Daren
Women's singles
Spain Carolina Marín India P. V. Sindhu China He Bingjiao
Japan Akane Yamaguchi
Men's doubles
China Li Junhui
China Liu Yuchen
Japan Takeshi Kamura
Japan Keigo Sonoda
Chinese Taipei Chen Hung-ling
Chinese Taipei Wang Chi-lin
China Liu Cheng
China Zhang Nan
Women's doubles
Japan Mayu Matsumoto
Japan Wakana Nagahara
Japan Yuki Fukushima
Japan Sayaka Hirota
Indonesia Greysia Polii
Indonesia Apriyani Rahayu
Japan Shiho Tanaka
Japan Koharu Yonemoto
Mixed doubles
China Zheng Siwei
China Huang Yaqiong
China Wang Yilü
China Huang Dongping
China Zhang Nan
China Li Yinhui
Hong Kong Tang Chun Man
Hong Kong Tse Ying Suet

International broadcasters

Country/Region Broadcaster Ref
 China (host) CCTV
International (unsold markets only) YouTube [5]
 Taiwan ELTA TV 3
 Denmark TV2 Sport [6]
 Hong Kong I-Cable
 India Star Sports [7]
 Indonesia TVRI [8]
SportsFix [9]
 Malaysia Astro [10]
 Singapore StarHub [11]
 Thailand True Corporation


  1. ^ "TOTAL BWF World Championships 2018 _ Invitation letter _ February 2018 _ ED(Nanjing)" (PDF). Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 14 June 2018.
  2. ^ "BWF To Name Major Events' Hosts". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 14 June 2018.
  3. ^ "China to host major world badminton events in 2018, 2019". Xinhua. 18 March 2017. Retrieved 14 June 2018.
  4. ^ Schedule
  5. ^ BadmintonWorld.tv Live Stream, retrieved 2018-11-25
  6. ^ "Sådan sender TV 2 og TV 2 SPORT fra VM i badminton – TV 2". sport.tv2.dk (in Danish). 2018-08-05. Retrieved 2018-12-27.
  7. ^ NDTVSports.com. "BWF World Championships 2018, PV Sindhu vs Carolina Marin Final: When And Where To Watch, Live Coverage On TV, Live Streaming Online | Badminton News". NDTVSports.com. Retrieved 2018-12-27.
  8. ^ "Live Streaming TVRI Final Kejuaraan Dunia Bulutangkis (BWF World Championship 2018) Siang Ini". Banjarmasin Post (in Indonesian). 2018-08-05. Retrieved 2018-12-27.
  9. ^ "SportsFix Indonesia – Tonton LIVE Streaming GRATIS BWF Badminton". indonesia.sportsfix.tv. Retrieved 2018-11-25.
  10. ^ "Bwf World Championship 2018 | Show | Astro". whatson.astro.com.my. Retrieved 2018-12-27.
  11. ^ "Sports TV Group | StarHub TV". www.starhub.com. Retrieved 2018-11-25.