The Iran Fajr International in badminton is an international open held in Tehran, Iran and a part of the Fajr decade festival.[1] This tournament is one of the eldest tournament in the Western Asia which was formerly known as Ten Days of Dawn in commemoration of the 1979 Islamic Revolution, a ten-day celebration of Ruhollah Khomeini's return to Iran.[2]

Previous winners

Year Men's singles Women's singles Men's doubles Women's doubles
1991 China Lin Liwen no competition China Huang Yi
China Zhu Yonghong
no competition
1992 China Sun Jun China Sun Jun
China Zeng Yu
1993 South Korea Sung Han-kook South Korea Kim Moon-soo
South Korea Park Joo-bong
1995 no competition Malaysia Khoo Boo Hock
Malaysia Lee Chee Leong
1996 China Chen Hong China Wu Changqing
China Zhang Jun
1998 Iran Morteza Validarvi Kazakhstan Saule Kustavletova Iran Alireza Shafiei
Iran Bahador Zakizadeh
Kazakhstan Saule Kustavletova
Turkmenistan Victoria Yefremova
1999 Iran Bahador Zakizadeh Azerbaijan Nargiz Mekchtiyeva Iran Ali Shahhosseini
Iran Afshin Bozorgzadeh
Azerbaijan Nargiz Mekchtiyeva
Azerbaijan Sevinghe Akchundova
2001 Japan Shōji Satō Azerbaijan Nargiz Mekchtiyeva Japan Shōji Satō
Japan Sho Sasaki
Iran Setayesh Afshordi
Iran Behnaz Przamanbin
2002 Iran Golam Reza Bagheri Iran Behnaz Pirzamanbin Iran Ali Shahhosseini
Iran Farhad Soleimani
2003 Japan Shōji Satō Kazakhstan Saule Kustavletova Japan Yuichi Ikeda
Japan Shōji Satō
Armenia Ruzanna Hakobyan
Armenia Anna Nazaryan
2004 Singapore Li Li Hong Kong Liu Kwok Wa
Hong Kong Albertus Susanto Njoto
Singapore Jiang Yanmei
Singapore Li Yujia
2005 Singapore Erwin Djohan Singapore Erwin Djohan
Singapore Hendra Wijaya
Singapore Frances Liu
Singapore Shinta Mulia Sari
2006 Iran Golam Reza Bagheri Iran Behnaz Pirzamanbin Iran Jalal Eskandari
Iran Nikzad Shiri
Iran Negin Amiripour
Iran Behnaz Pirzamanbin
2007 France Nabil Lasmari Portugal Ana Moura Iran Ali Shahhoseini
Iran Nikzad Shiri
Iran Negin Amiripour
Iran Sahar Zamanian
2008 Malaysia Mohamad Arif Abdul Latif Italy Agnese Allegrini Malaysia Mohamad Arif Abdul Latif
Malaysia Indra Mawan Vountus
Malaysia Norshahliza Baharum
Malaysia Lim Yin Loo
2009 Iran Mohammad Reza Kheradmandi Turkey Aprilsasi Putri Lejarsar Variella Iran Mohammad Reza Kheradmandi
Iran Ali Shahhosseini
Turkey Ezgi Epice
Turkey Aprilsasi Putri Lejarsar Variella
2010 India B. Sai Praneeth Japan Rie Eto India B. Sai Praneeth
India Pranav Chopra
Japan Rie Eto
Japan Yu Wakita
2011 Indonesia Tommy Sugiarto Canada Nicole Grether Malaysia Mohd Razif Abdul Rahman
Malaysia Mohd Razif Abdul Latif
Sri Lanka Achini Nimeshika Ratnasiri
Sri Lanka Upuli Samanthika Weerasinghe
2012 Sri Lanka Niluka Karunaratne Turkey Neslihan Yiğit Indonesia Marcus Fernaldi Gideon
Indonesia Agripina Prima Rahmanto
Japan Rie Eto
Japan Yu Wakita
2013 Indonesia Riyanto Subagja Indonesia Wahyu Nayaka
Indonesia Ade Yusuf
Malaysia Amelia Alicia Anscelly
Malaysia Soong Fie Cho
2014 India Sourabh Varma Malaysia Tee Jing Yi Chinese Taipei Chen Hung-ling
Chinese Taipei Lu Chia-pin
2015 Austria David Obernosterer Bulgaria Linda Zetchiri Malaysia Tai An Khang
Malaysia Yew Hong Kheng
Turkey Özge Bayrak
Turkey Neslihan Yiğit
2017 Indonesia Panji Ahmad Maulana Russia Ksenia Polikarpova India Arjun M.R.
India Ramchandran Shlok
Singapore Ong Ren Ne
Singapore Crystal Wong Jia Ying
2018 Vietnam Phạm Cao Cường Malaysia Muralitharan Thinaah India Alwin Francis
India K. Nandagopal
Iran Setayesh Abdolkarimi
Iran Haleh Hamedanchi
2019 Thailand Kunlavut Vitidsarn Thailand Supanida Katethong Indonesia Adnan Maulana
Indonesia Ghifari Anandaffa Prihardika
Indonesia Nita Violina Marwah
Indonesia Putri Syaikah
2020 Canada Xiaodong Sheng United States Crystal Pan Iran Soroush Eskandari
Iran Amir Jabbari
Iran Nasim Safaei
Iran Hannaneh Yaghoubzadeh
2021 Cancelled[note 1]
2022

  1. ^ This tournament, originally to be played from 3 to 7 February, was later cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic in Iran.

Performances by nation

Top Nations
Pos Nation MS WS MD WD Total
1  Iran 5 2 7 6 20
2  Malaysia 1 2 4 3 10
3  Japan 3 1 2 2 8
4  Indonesia 3 3 1 7
 Singapore 1 2 1 3 7
6  China 3 3 6
7  Turkey 3 2 5
8  India 2 3 5
9  Azerbaijan 2 1 3
10  Kazakhstan 2 0.5 2.5
11  Canada 1 1 2
 South Korea 1 1 2
 Sri Lanka 1 1 2
 Thailand 1 1 2
15  Armenia 1 1
 Austria 1 1
 Bulgaria 1 1
 Chinese Taipei 1 1
 France 1 1
 Hong Kong 1 1
 Italy 1 1
 Portugal 1 1
 Russia 1 1
 United States 1 1
 Vietnam 1 1
26  Turkmenistan 0.5 0.5
Total 25 21 26 21 93

References

  1. ^ "19 Countries Ready to Participate at Fajr Badminton Competition". www.tasnimnews.com. Tasnim News Agency. Retrieved 13 April 2017.
  2. ^ "Iranians begin 10-Day Dawn celebrations". www.irna.ir. Islamic Republic News Agency. Retrieved 13 April 2017.