Canada
AssociationBadminton Canada (BC)
ConfederationBPA (Pan America)
PresidentAnil Kaul
BWF ranking
Current ranking11 Steady (2 January 2024)
Highest ranking11 (4 July 2023)
Sudirman Cup
Appearances14 (first in 1989)
Best resultGroup stage
Thomas Cup
Appearances6 (first in 1970)
Best resultSemi-finals (1970, 1973)
Uber Cup
Appearances13 (first in 1960)
Best resultSemi-finals (1975, 1981)
Pan Am Mixed Team Championships
Appearances21 (first in 1977)
Best resultChampions (1977, 1978, 1979, 1987, 1989, 1991, 1997, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2019, 2023)
Pan Am Men's Team Championships
Appearances8 (first in 2004)
Best resultChampions (2008, 2018, 2020, 2022)
Pan Am Women's Team Championships
Appearances9 (first in 2004)
Best resultChampions (2004, 2018, 2020)

The Canada national badminton team (French: Équipe nationale de badminton du Canada) represents Canada in international badminton team competitions.[1] It is controlled by the nation's governing body of badminton, Badminton Canada. The team's best result was achieving two semifinal finishes in both Thomas Cup and the Uber Cup.

Canada is one of the most prestigious badminton countries in the Americas, winning almost every mixed team event in the Pan American Badminton Championships and also winning gold in both men and women's teams. Next to the United States, Canada has won 21 gold medals, 22 silvers and 12 bronzes in badminton at the Pan American Games.

The national team has won almost every edition of the Pan American Badminton Championships mixed team events except for one in 2001. The men's team have also became recent champions while the women's team lost to the United States in 2022.

Competitive record

Commonwealth Games

See also: Badminton at the Commonwealth Games

Pan American Team Championships

FISU World University Games

See also: Badminton at the FISU World University Games

Mixed team

Year Round Pos
2007 Group stage
2011 Did not enter
2013 Group stage
2015 Group stage
2017 Group stage
2021 Did not enter
2025 TBD

World University Team Championships

Mixed team

Year Round Pos
2008 Did not enter
2010
2012 Quarter-finals 6th
2014 Group stage 11th
2016 Group stage 10th
2018 Group stage 12th
**Red border color indicates tournament was held on home soil.

Junior competitive record

Suhandinata Cup

See also: BWF World Junior Championships

Year Round Pos
2000 Group stage 21st
2002 Did not enter
2004 Group stage 18th
2006 Group stage 21st
2007 Did not enter
2008 Group stage 10th
2009 Group stage 18th
2010 Group stage 16th
2011 Group stage 19th
2012 Group stage 21st
2013 Group stage 18th
2014 Group stage 19th
2015 Group stage 13th
2016 Group stage 19th
2017 Group stage 18th
2018 Group stage 17th
2019 Group stage 25th
2022 Group stage 11th
2023 Group stage 17th
2024 TBD

Commonwealth Youth Games

Mixed team

Year Round Pos
2004 Did not enter

Pan American Junior Team Championships

See also: Pan Am Junior Badminton Championships

Mixed team

Year Round Pos
1977 Champions 1st
1980 Did not enter
1981 Runners-up 2nd
1988 Champions 1st
1990 Third place 3rd
1991 Third place 3rd
1992 Third place 3rd
1994 Third place 3rd
1996 Runners-up 2nd
1998 Champions 1st
2000 Champions 1st
2002 Fourth place 4th
2004 Runners-up 2nd
2006 Runners-up 2nd
2007 Third place 3rd
2008 Quarter-finals 6th
2009 Third place 3rd
2010 Third place 3rd
2011 Champions 1st
2012 Runners-up 2nd
2013 Champions 1st
2014 Did not enter
2015 Third place 3rd
2016 Champions 1st
2017 Runners-up 2nd
2018 Champions 1st
2019 Champions 1st
2021 Did not enter
2022 Runners-up 2nd
2023 Runners-up 2nd
2024 TBD
**Red border color indicates tournament was held on home soil.

Players

Current squad

As of 2 January 2024

Men's team

Name DoB/Age Ranking of event
MS MD XD
Brian Yang (2001-11-25) 25 November 2001 (age 22) 26 - -
Victor Lai (2004-12-19) 19 December 2004 (age 19) 107 - -
Josh Nguyen (2005-09-09) 9 September 2005 (age 18) 367 - -
Imran Wadia (1996-10-24) 24 October 1996 (age 27) 175 717 255
Nyl Yakura (1993-02-14) 14 February 1993 (age 30) - 34 217
Adam Dong (1994-02-14) 14 February 1994 (age 29) - 34 691
Kevin Lee (1998-11-10) 10 November 1998 (age 25) - 41 123
Ty Alexander Lindeman (1997-08-15) 15 August 1997 (age 26) - 41 29
B. R. Sankeerth (1997-12-22) 22 December 1997 (age 26) 156 455 1392
Joshua Hurlburt-Yu (1994-12-28) 28 December 1994 (age 29) - 455 90

Women's team

Name DoB/Age Ranking of event
WS WD XD
Michelle Li (1993-11-03) 3 November 1993 (age 30) 24 526 -
Wenyu Zhang (2002-08-29) 29 August 2002 (age 21) 46 91 740
Talia Ng (2001-11-06) 6 November 2001 (age 22) 70 91 494
Rachel Chan (2003-11-15) 15 November 2003 (age 20) 65 - 426
Catherine Choi (2001-05-01) 1 May 2001 (age 22) - 28 426
Josephine Wu (1995-01-20) 20 January 1995 (age 29) - 28 29
Rachel Honderich (1996-04-21) 21 April 1996 (age 27) - 232 90
Jacqueline Cheung (2002-10-18) 18 October 2002 (age 21) - 232 279
Camille Leblanc (1996-08-16) 16 August 1996 (age 27) - 242 -
Alexandra Mocanu (1999-12-01) 1 December 1999 (age 24) - 242 361

Previous squads

Sudirman Cup

Thomas Cup

Uber Cup

References

  1. ^ Populorum, Mike. "Archiv SudirmanCup". sbg.ac.at. Retrieved 8 May 2019.