According to the current situation BWF (Badminton World Federation) and Badminton World Championship, authorities announce to cancel or postpone all the upcoming badminton tournaments 2020 under HSBC BWF World Tour 2020 due to spreading of coronavirus from 16 March to 12 April 2020.
Due to the escalation of the COVID-19 outbreak BWF consults with their member associations and decided to postpone or cancel all the upcoming tournaments in a specific period of time. Because of restriction in the places and heightened travel as well as extreme complications BWF wants to save their badminton athletes form any unusual things.
Badminton tournaments in 2020 suspended because Badminton world championship authorities and BWF strongly follows the health safety and wellbeing of athletes to encourage the badminton community.
The suspension of multiple badminton tournaments 2020 affected such as YONEX-SUNRISE India Open 2020, Swiss Open, Orleans Masters 2020, Malaysia & Singapore Open 2020, and many other Grade 3 badminton tournaments.
Badminton Tournaments 2020| All England Open
After the Yonex All England Badminton Open 2020, no tournament will be in process till 12 April. In this tournament, all top-ranked badminton players reached in the finals to get this important and prestigious title and finished successfully with multiple memories.
In this current situation, the most affecting thing is the Tokyo Olympic qualification points and BWF will give the further announcement on this matter because there is no way of adjusting the Olympic qualification points.
The Federation can not provide the points to any player based on the previous record which will be little unfair with badminton athletes.
The coronavirus outbreak, declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization on Wednesday, has led to more than 5,000 deaths globally.
As the coronavirus outbreak, the World Health Organization declared a pandemic and conform the 5,000 plus death all over the world.
Except for badminton tournaments 2020, there are dozens of sporting events that have been cancelled because of this pandemic such as Masters golf major, Formula motor race, and England Premier League as well.
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