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BWF World Championship 2021 Live stream, Schedule, Top seeds, Preview and Prediction

Know all about BWF World Championship 2021 Live stream, top seeds, predictions and much more as the world awaits the crowning of the World Champions.

BWF World Championship 2021 (Source - BWF)

Following an enthralling BWF World Tour 2021, the BWF World Championship is all set to get underway at the Palacio de Los Deportes Carolina Marín in Huelva, Spain. The marquee tournament will witness the best in the business fight it out across all categories for the prestigious title. The Masters will be held from 12th to 19th December.

Tournament Details

  • Tournament: BWF World Championship 2021
  • Date: 12th to 19th December
  • Entries: 64 in each category
  • Venue: Huelva, Spain

Top seed in Men’s singles

Kento Momota
  1. Kento Momota
  2. Viktor Axelsen
  3. Anders Antonsen
  4. Chou Tien Chen
  5. Anthony Sinisuka Ginting

Top seeds in Women’s singles

Tai Tzu Ying

In the women’s singles, Tokyo Olympics silver medalist Tai Tzu-Ying and Japanese shuttler Akane Yamaguchi are the top two seeds. Yet another Japanese shuttler Nozomi Okuhara is seeded third followed by Carolina Marin and An Se-YoungRatchanok Intanon and defending champion PV Sindhu are other big guns in the mix.

  1. Tai Tzu-Ying
  2. Akane Yamaguchi
  3. Nozomi Okuhara
  4. Carolina Marin
  5. An Se-Young

Indian squad for BWF World Championship 2021

PV Sindhu

Men’s singles – Lakshya Sen, Kidambi Srikanth, B Sai Praneeth, HS Prannoy

Women’s singles – PV Sindhu

Men’s doubles – Chirag Shetty/Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, Manu Attri/B Sumeeth Reddy, Arun George/Sanyam Shukla, MR Arjun/Dhruv Kapila

Women’s doubles – Pooja Dandu/Sanjana Santosh, Maneesha K/Rutuparna Panda, Ashwini Ponnappa/N Sikki Reddy

Mixed doubles – Saurabh Sharma/Anoushka Parikh, MR Arjun/Maneesha K, Venkat Prasad/Juhi Dewangan, Utkarsh Arora/Karishma Wadkar

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BWF World Championship 2021 Predictions

Men’s Singles

Victor Axelson and Kento Momota

With some big guns in the mix, the men’s singles title race is all set to be a mouthwatering affair at the World Championship. The World Tour Finals 2021 champion Axelsen and Momota seems to be the front runner for the time being. Indians Kidambi Srikanth and Lakshya Sen could emerge as a dark horse with the door wide ajar for the title.

First Quarterfinal Prediction:  Kento Momota vs Zhao Jun Peng Lee Zii Jia

Second Quarterfinal Prediction: Chou Tien Chen vs Mark Caljouw

Third Quarterfinal Prediction: Kanta Tsuneyama vs Anders Antonsen

Fourth Quarterfinal Prediction: Rasmus Gemke vs Viktor Axelsen

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Women’s singles

PV Sindhu vs Tai Tzu-ying

The absence of Tokyo 2020 gold medallist Chen Yufei has sprung the women’s singles title race wide open at the marquee tournament. World Tour finals runner up Yamaguchi along with Tokyo Games medalists Tzu-Ying and Sindhu seem to be front runners for the time being. Se-Young could emerge as a dark horse with the door wide ajar for the title.

First Quarterfinal Prediction: Tai Tzu-Ying vs PV Sindhu

Second Quarterfinal Prediction: Michelle Li vs He Bingjiao

Third Quarterfinal Prediction: Ratchanok Intanon vs Nozomi Okuhara

Fourth Quarterfinal Prediction: An Se-Young vs Akane Yamaguchi

BWF World Championship 2021 Live stream

The BWF World Championship 2021 live stream will be telecasted on the Star Sports 2 HD and Star Sports 3 TV channels in India. BWF World Championship 2021 live streaming will also be available on the Disney+Hotstar website and app. For the residents of other nations, they enjoy the BWF World Championship 2021 live streaming on the BWF TV Youtube Channel.

Czech RepublicCeská Televize
FranceLe Equipe
GermanySportdeutschland tv
PolandPolsat Sport
SpainTV e
United Kingdom
BT Sport
South America
Central America
AfricaStar Times
BruneiKrystal, Astro
ChinaZhibo TV
Chinese TaipeiELTA HD
Honk KongNow TV
IndiaStar Sports
IndonesiaTVRI, Vidio
JapanTV Asahi, J Sports
SingaporeStar Hub
VietnamVIV6, SC TV
ThailandTrue Visions
New ZealandSKY

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