Resuming Badminton Action: A Look at the Badminton Asia Championships 2024

After a two-week gap, the badminton action resumes around the globe with two premier tournaments — the Badminton Asia Championships 2024 and the 2024 European Championships. It is the former that will see a host of star Asian shuttlers vying for the crown. So let us take a quick look at the legacy of the Badminton Asia Championships and its newest edition.

Held for the first time in 1962, the Badminton Asia Championships became an annual tournament in 1991. The competition celebrates its 41st edition in 2024. Malaysia’s Kuala Lumpur played host to the inaugural edition of the tournament. In fact, it also holds the distinction of hosting the tournament on most occasions (seven).

Teh Kew San of Malaysia was the men’s singles champion in the inaugural edition, while Indonesia’s Minarni won the women’s singles crown that year. Chinese legend Lin Dan holds the record for the most men’s singles titles (four). On the other hand, Ye Zhaoying of China has the most titles in the women’s singles category with five wins.

This tournament brings badminton hype back to the continent since the conclusion of the Ruichang China Masters earlier this year. Naturally, there is an air of excitement around this competition. So join us as we understand the prize money breakdown for the Badminton Asia Championships 2024 according to the results of the shuttlers, the schedule and venue for the finals, and more.

Everything you need to know about the Badminton Asia Championships 2024

A look at the prize money pot for the Badminton Asia Championships 2024

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While it is not as high-paying as a BWF World Tour Super 1000 event, like the All England Open, the Badminton Asia Championships has a substantial purse.

According to a report by the Badminton World Tourthe total prize money pool for the Badminton Asia Championships 2024 stands at USD 450,000 (around HKD 3 million).

From this prize money pot, the champions of the men’s and women’s singles categories will be rewarded with USD 31,500. The runners-up in both categories will get to take home USD 15,300.

The shuttlers who bow out from the semi-finals of the singles categories will each receive USD 6,300. Meanwhile, the losing quarter-finalists will each pocket USD 2,475.

Similarly, the winners of the men’s, women’s and mixed doubles categories will get USD 33,300, while the runners-up in all three categories will be rewarded with USD 15,750.

The players who get ousted from the semi-finals in the doubles categories will each pocket USD 6,300. On the other hand, the losing quarter-finalists will take home USD 2,812.5 each.

Looking at the schedule and venue for the finals of the Badminton Asia Championships 2024

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The Badminton Asia Championships, which commenced on Tuesday, 9 April, will conclude with the finals of all the categories on Sunday, 14 April. Like the rest of the matches of the tournament, the finals will be played at the Ningbo Olympic Sports Center Gymnasium in Ningbo, China.

Where can you watch the finals of the Badminton Asia Championships 2024?

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Badminton fans can live stream the finals of the Badminton Asia Championships 2024 on Badminton Asia’s YouTube channel, the official global broadcaster of the tournament.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

– What is the prize money for the Badminton Asia Championships 2024?
The prize money pool for the Badminton Asia Championships stands at USD 450,000 (around HKD 3 million).

– Where can I watch the live stream of the Badminton Asia Championships 2024?
Fans around the world can live stream the Badminton Asia Championships on Badminton Asia’s official YouTube channel.

– What is the venue for the Badminton Asia Championships 2024?
The Badminton Asia Championships is being played at the Ningbo Olympic Sports Center Gymnasium in Ningbo, China.

2024-04-13 05:00:00
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