The TotalEnergies BWF World Championships 2022 took place from August 22 to 28, 2022.
The best players of the moment competed in their respective tables during the world championships last weekend in Tokyo. Not surprisingly the favorite players gave an exceptional show and the new world champions are now known. The players from Asia won almost everything except the men's singles where the Danish player Viktor AXELSEN added the title of world champion in men's singles to his already impressive record. In mixed doubles the German pair M. LAMFUSS and I. LOHAU, European champions, managed to get to the third place next to the Chinese Olympic champions WANG and HUANG.
To return to the new world champions. In women's singles, the favorite, the reigning world champion A. YAMAGUCHI renewed her title against the Olympic champion CHEN Y.F. .(21-12/10-21/21-14).
In men's singles, as previously announced, the Olympic champion Viktor AXELSEN won the final against the Thai K. VITIDSARN, who finished 3rd in Orleans in 2021. (21-5/21-16).
In men's doubles, the Malaysians A. CHIA and SOH W.Y. vice-champions of Asia 2022 who won the title against the Indonesian M. AHSAN and H. SETIAWAN. (21-19/21-14).
In women's doubles, it is without too much surprise that the Chinese CHEN Q.C. and JIA Y.F., Asian champion 2022 and Olympic vice-champion in Tokyo, win the title against the Korean, KIM S.Y. and KONG H.Y.. (21-13/21-14)
Finally in mixed doubles, it is also a Chinese pair (ZHENG S.W. and HUANG Y.Q.) which gets the title. The vice Olympic champion of Tokyo and Asian champion 2022, win against the Japanese vice world champion 2021, Y. WATANABE and A. HIGASHINO. (21-13/21-16)
The Europeans will have fought well even if for many the quarterfinals were right of them. Our French mixed pair, vice champion of Europe 2022 T. GICQUEL and D. DELRUE lost at the doors of the quarter finals against the Malaysian pair (GOH S.H and LAI S.J.) (21-16/ 21-4).
In men's doubles S. VENDY and B. LANE, winners in Orleans in 2021, lost in the quarterfinals to the Indonesian F. ALFIAN and M.R. ARDIANTO (21-11/21-16). The Germans M. LAMFUSS and M. SEIDEL, European champions 2022 and winners of the OM in 2018, did not manage to overcome the new Indonesian vice world champions of this year to pass in quarterfinals. (21-18/23-21)
In women's singles, the reigning European champion, C. MARIN could not compete against the defending champion and remains at the doors of the semi-finals. (21-16/21-9)
Finally on the side of our former winners we will retain, in women's singles B. ONGBAMRUNGPHAN (winner 2021), the Thai who lost in the quarterfinals against TAI T.Y. (21-16/21-9). The Thai pair in women's doubles, J. KITITHARAKUL and R. PRAJONGJAI (winners 2021) also stop their adventure in the quarterfinals against the title holders CHEN and JIA (21-16/21-7). The Bulgarian pair of sisters STOEVA, also follow the same path against the Thai P. SUPAJIRAKUL and S. TAERATTANACHAI. (15-21/21-18/21-20).
You will be able to find almost all of these players at the DAIHATSU YONEX JAPAN OPEN 2022 which takes place from August 30 to September 4. And we also hope to welcome them at the Orleans Masters 2023 for the first edition in Super 300 next April at the Palais des Sports!