Denmark’s Viktor Axelsen celebrates on the podium with his trophy and gold medal following his victory over Thailand’s Kunlavut Vitidsarn in their men’s singles final at the BWF World Championships in Tokyo. Photo: AP
Denmark’s Viktor Axelsen celebrates on the podium with his trophy and gold medal following his victory over Thailand’s Kunlavut Vitidsarn in their men’s singles final at the BWF World Championships in Tokyo. Photo: AP

Race to Paris Olympics badminton qualification to begin in China, as Viktor Axelsen claims second world title

  • Most international sport in China has been cancelled amid the pandemic but at least three tournaments are scheduled there in 2023
  • China still pencilled in to host BWF World Tour Finals this year, but they remain in doubt because of strict ‘zero-Covid’ measures

Denmark’s Viktor Axelsen celebrates on the podium with his trophy and gold medal following his victory over Thailand’s Kunlavut Vitidsarn in their men’s singles final at the BWF World Championships in Tokyo. Photo: AP
Denmark’s Viktor Axelsen celebrates on the podium with his trophy and gold medal following his victory over Thailand’s Kunlavut Vitidsarn in their men’s singles final at the BWF World Championships in Tokyo. Photo: AP
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