Cancellation of “Hong Kong Open Badminton Championships 2021 part of the HSBC BWF World Tour Super 500”

  • 2021-07-23

In view of the continuous global instability of COVID-19, Badminton World Federation (BWF) has rescheduled this year’s world tour tournaments of October to December. Part of the tournaments are listed as follows:

Sudirman Cup Finals                          Vantaa, Finland             (26 Sep - 03 Oct)
Thomas & Uber Cup Finals                Aarhus, Denmark           (09-17 Oct)
Denmark Open – Super 1000           Odense, Denmark         (19-24 Oct)
French Open – Super 750                  Paris, France                  (26-31 Oct)

Indonesia Masters – Super 750          Bali, Indonesia               (16-21 Nov)
Indonesia Open – Super 1000           Bali, Indonesia               (23-28 Nov)

World Tour Finals                                 Bali, Indonesia               (01-05 Dec)
World Championships                       Huelva, Spain                (12-19 Dec)

As such, ten world tour tournaments which have been scheduled originally are cancelled, including “Hong Kong Open Badminton Championships 2021 part of the HSBC BWF World Tour Super 500”.

Hong Kong Badminton Association (HKBA) has been communicating closely with BWF throughout the period and will cope with the decisions made by BWF.

HKBA appreciates YONEX-SUNRISE, the sponsor, for their understanding of this decision. We thank Home Affairs Bureau, Major Sports Events Committee, Leisure and Cultural Services Department, and the general public of Hong Hong for their continued support throughout the years. We hope Hong Kong Open Badminton Championships 2022 will resume to normal smoothly.