The big winner at the first edition in Malmö 1977 was Denmark. The country won three golds, a silver, and a bronze, with Lene Køppen winning gold in both singles and mixed doubles event. At the second edition in Jakarta 1980, the host country sent their players to the finals round in all events.
Similarly, when was the first badminton world championships held?
Also question is, who is the world champion of badminton 2020?
Meanwhile PV Sindhu has won India’s first badminton world title in spectacular fashion.
What is the highest level of badminton?
The Badminton World Championships is one of the highest level badminton tournaments (even more recognised than a Super Series Premier tournament). The BWF World Championships is hosted every year. However, the world championships will not run if that the particular year has Olympic Games.
He was ranked World No. 1 in 1980; the same year he became the first Indian to win the All England Open Badminton Championships.
|Born||10 June 1955 Bangalore, Karnataka, India|
|Height||1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)|
BWF World Rankings
|RANK||COUNTRY / TERRITORY||PLAYER|
|4||TPE||CHOU Tien Chen|