The Sudirman Cup is a biennial mixed team badminton tournament taking place since 1989. The trophy bears the name of Dick Sudirman, a former badminton player from Indonesia and the man who established the PBSI, or Badminton Association of Indonesia. Sudirman Cup competitors compete for national pride, BWF World Ranking points, and national reputation and do not have cash reward. China is the most successful nation in Sudirman Cup history, winning the championship 12 times till now.
16 nations will be taking part in this year’s edition of the Sudirman Cup. The teams are divided into four groups of four teams each. This year the tournament will be held in Suzhou, China. China are also the defending champions as they triumphed over Japan in the finals of the 2021 edition. India are placed in Group C alongside Malaysia, Australia and the Chinese Taipei. The tournament will commence from May 14 and will go on for a week, till May 21.
Let’s narrow down all the relevant details of the tournament here:
Where will the Sudirman Cup 2023 take place?
The Sudirman Cup 2023 will take place at the Suzhou Olympic Sports Centre in China.
When will the Sudirman Cup 2023 take place?
The Sudirman Cup 2023 will take place from May 14 till May 21.
What is the format for the Sudirman Cup 2023?
Each team will play against the other team in their own group once in the group stage. The top two ranked teams will then qualify for the quarter-finals after which the winners will qualify for the semi-finals and the finals in the traditional manner.
What are the groups for the Sudirman Cup 2023?
The five groups for Sudirman Cup 2023 are as follows:
What are the squads for the Sudirman Cup 2023?
Men: Feng Yan Zhe, Li Shi Feng, Liang Wei Keng, Liu Yu Chen, Lu Guang Zu, Ou Xuan Yi, Shi Yu Qi, Wang Chang, Zheng Si Wei.
Women: Chen Qing Chen, Chen Yu Fei, He Bing Jiao, Huang Dong Ping, Huang Ya Qiong, Jia Yi Fan, Liu Sheng Shu, Tan, Ning, Wang Zhi Yi, Zhang Shu Xian, Zheng Yu.
Men: Antonsen Anders, Astrup Kim, Axelson Viktor, Bay Jeppe, Christiansen Mathias, Gemke Rasmus, Møljede Lasse, Rasmussen Anders Skaarup, Søgaard Frederik, Thyrri Mathias.
Women: Blichfeldt Mia, Bøje Alexander, Christophersen Line, Fruegaard Maiken, Kjaersfeldt Line Højmark, Magelund Amalie, Thygesen Sara.
Men: Hee Yong Kai Terry, Kwek Jun Liang Andy, Loh Kean Hean, Loh Kean Yew, The Jia Heng Jason.
Women: Chua Hui Zhen Grace, Jin Yu Jia, Tan Wei Han Jessica, Wong Jia Ying Crystal, Yeo Jia Min.
Men: Eigamal Adham Hatem, Ezzat Kareem Mahmoud Montaser, Salah Ahmed.
Women: Ahmed Youssri Hour, Eladawy Rahma Mohamed Saad, Hany Doha, Zaher Hana Tarek.
Men: Alfian Fajar, Ardianto Muhammad Rain, Carnando Leo Rolly, Christie Jonatan, Ferdinansyah Dejan, Gideon Marcus Fernaldi, Ginting Anthony Sinisuka, Marthin Daniel, Maulana Adnan, Rivaldy Rinov, Sukamuljo Kevin Sanjaya
Women: Marwah Nita Violina, Mayasari Lanny Tria, Mentari Pitha Haningtyas, Rahayu Apriyani, Ramadhanti Siti Fadia Silva, Sugiarto Ribka, Tunjung Gregoria Mariska, Wardani Putri Kusuma, Widjaja Gloria Emanuelle
Men: Jomkoh Supak, Kaosamaang Pharanyu, Kedren Kittinupong, Puravaranukroh Dechapol, Thammasin Sitthikom, Thongsa-Nga Worrapol, Vitidsarn Kunlavut, Wangcharoen Kantaphon
Women: Aimsaard Benyapa, Aimsaard Nuntakarn, Chochuwong Pornpawee, Intanon Ratchanok, Kititharakul JongKolphan, Ongbamrungphan Busanan, Paewsampran Supissara, Prajongjai Rawinda, Supajirakul Puttita, Taerattanachai Sapsiree
Men: Bourakkadi Malik, Jansen Jones Ralfy, Lamsfuss Mark, Roth Fabian, Schaefer Kai, Seidel Marvin
Women: Efler Linda, Kuespert Stine, Li Yvonne, Lohau Isabel, Moszczynski Emma, Schaller Antonia, Wilson Miranda
Men: Dong Adam (Xingyu), Lee Kevin, Lindeman Ty Alexander, Yakura Nyl, Yang Brian
Women: Choi Catherine, Li Michelle, Ng Talia, Wu Josephine
Men: Chen Tang Jie, Chia Aaron, Goh Soon Huat, Hoo Pang Ron, Lee Zii Jia, Ng Tze Yong, Ong Yew Sin, Soh Wooi Yik, Tan Kian Meng, Teo Ee Yi
Women: Go Pei Kee, Goh Jin Wei, Lai Pei Jing, Lai Shevon Jemie, Letshanaa Karupathevan, Siow Valeree, Tan Pearly, Teoh Mei Xing, Thinaah Muralitharan, Toh Ee Wei
Men: Chou Tien Chen, Lee Yang, Lu Ching Yao, Wang Chi-Lin, Wang Tzu Wei, Yang Po Han, Yang Po Hsuan
Women: Hsu Wen Chi, Hsu Ya Ching, Hu Ling Fang, Lee Chia Hsin, Lin Wan Ching, Tai Tzu Ying, Teng Chun Hsun
Men: M.R. Arjun, Dhruv Kapila, Kidambi Srikanth, HS Prannoy, Sai Prateek .K, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, Shetty Chirag, Lakshya Sen
Women: Tanisha Crasto, Treesa Jolly, Ashwini Ponnappa, Gayatri Gopichand Pullela, PV Sindhu, Anupama Upadhyaya, Aakarshi Kashyap
Men: Choo Kenneth Zhe Hooi, Tang Nathan, Tang Ricky, Wang Rayne, Yu Jack
Women: Ea Kaitlyn, Go Sydney, Ho Tiffany, Somerville Gronya, Yu Angela
Men: Hoki Takuro, Kobayashi Yugo, Koga Akira, Naraoka Kodai, Nishimoto Kenta, Saito Taichi, Tsuneyama Kanta, Watanabe Yuta, Yamashita Kyohei
Women: Fukushima Yuki, Higashino Arisa, Hirota Sayaka, Kawakami Saena, Matsumoto Mayu, Matsuyama Nami, Nagahara Wakana, Shida Chiharu, Shinoya Naru, Yamaguchi Akane
Men: Choi Sol Gyu, Jeon Hyeok Jin, Kang Min Hyuk, Kim Won Ho, Lee Yun Gyu, Na Sung Seung, Seo Seung Jae
Women: An Se Young, Baek Ha Na, Chae Yu Jung, Jeong Na Eun, Kim Hye Jeong, Kim So Yeong, Kong Hee Yong, Lee So Hee
Men: Corvee Lucas, Gicquel Thom, Labar Ronan, Lanier Alex, Popov Christo, Popov Toma Junior
Women: Delrue Delphine, Huet Leonice, Lambert Margot, Qi Xuefei, Tran Anne
Men: Dalvi Nadeem, Ellis Marcus, Kayan Cholan, Lane Ben, Vendy Sean
Women: Birch Chloe, Curtin Lisa, Redfearn Freya, Smith Lauren, Van Leeuwen Estelle