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World Badminton championships 2014

Sep 1, 2014 18:58 IST

World Badminton Championships was held in Copenhagen, Denmark from 25 - 31 August 2014. China topped the Championship with a total of 7 medals which includes 3 Gold, 3 Silver and Bronze medal. South Korea and Spain occupied second and third place respectively.

Men’s Singles
Gold Medal: Chen Long–China
Silver Medal: Lee Chong Wei-Malaysia
Bronze Medal: Viktor Axelsen-Denmark and Tommy Sugiarto-Indonesia

Women’s Singles
Gold Medal: Carolina Marín-Spain
Silver Medal: Li Xuerui-China
Bronze Medal: Minatsu Mitani-Japan and P V Sindhu-India

Men's Doubles
Gold Medal: Ko Sung-hyun and Shin Baek-cheol from South Korea
Silver Medal: Lee Yong-dae and Yoo Yeon-seong from South Korea
Bronze Medal: Kim Ki-jung and Kim Sa-rang from South Korea
                    Mathias Boe and Carsten Mogensen from Denmark

Women's Doubles
Gold Medal: Tian Qing and Zhao Yunlei from China
Silver Medal: Wang Xiaoli and Yu Yang China
Bronze Medal: Lee So-hee and Shin Seung-chan from South Korea
                    Reika Kakiiwa and Miyuki Maeda Japan

Mixed Doubles
Gold Medal: Zhang Nan and Zhao Yunlei from China
Silver Medal: Xu Chen and Ma Jin from China
Bronze Medal: Liu Cheng and Bao Yixin from China
                    Joachim Fischer Nielsen and Christinna Pedersen from Denmark

About World Badminton championships
• The World Badminton championship was first held in 1977 for every two years once, since 2003 it is held every year.
• It contains individuals in five events, Men’s singles, Women’s singles, Men’s and Women’s doubles and Mixed doubles.
• Denmark has hosted the World Badminton Championship event thrice in 1983, 1991 and 1999 in Copenhagen.

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