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STATEMENT ON HSBC BWF WORLD TOUR 2021

Feb 19th, 2021
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PRESS RELEASE

 

Friday 19 February 2021

 

 

STATEMENT ON HSBC BWF WORLD TOUR 2021

 

 

The Badminton World Federation (BWF) can announce changes to the HSBC BWF World Tour 2021 tournament calendar.
 

 

Badminton Association of Malaysia and Singapore Badminton Association made the respective decisions in consultation and collaboration with the BWF.

 

Both cited ongoing COVID-19 complications and wished for the tournaments to be delayed.

 

In securing new dates for the CELCOM AXIATA Malaysia Open and Singapore Open, BWF confirms the Indonesia Masters 2021 and Indonesia Open 2021 have been postponed also.

 

Replacement dates for those tournaments will be announced in due course.

 

The Olympic Qualifying period for the Race to Tokyo will now close on 15 June 2021, with the last tournament counting for qualification being the Singapore Open 2021.

 

BWF is working with the IOC to update the Tokyo 2020 qualification system whereby the final updated regulation will be shared once ready following formal approval by IOC.

 

Preparations for upcoming Olympic Qualifying tournaments continue as international badminton is set to resume with the YONEX Swiss Open 2021 (2-7 March) and YONEX All England Open 2021 (17-21 March).

 

Click here for the revised tournament calendar

 

ENDS


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