IN PICS: Long, Marin and Sindhu clinch top BWF awards

The presentation took place Monday evening at Armani Hotel in Dubai where the Players’ Reception and Gala Dinner for the Dubai World Superseries Finals was held.

Sport360 staff
by Sport360 staff
13th December 2016

article:13th December 2016

The Golden Shuttle awards for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games champions went to Carolina Marin of Spain [Women’s Singles], Misaki Matsutomo/Ayaka Takahashi of Japan [Women’s Doubles] and Tontowi Ahmad/Liliyana Natsir of Indonesia [Mixed Doubles] and Chen Long of China [Men’s Singles].

Long’s coach, Xia Xuanze, accepted the award for his charge, while Liu Yuchen and Li Junhui of China collected the Golden Shuttle Men’s Double awards for their compatriots; Fu Haifeng and Zhang Nan.

The Female Para-Badminton Player of the Year winner, Karin Suter-Erath of Switzerland, was unable to attend last night’s function and will receive her prize at next season’s Swiss Open tournament.

The male equivalent was snapped up by Lucas Mazur of France while Woon Khe Wei and Viktor Axelsen picked up best dressed awards.

Male Player of the Year went to Malaysia’s Lee Chong Wei and Most Promising Player of the Year was picked up by Chen Qingchen of China.

The prizes were handed out by BWF Deputy President Gustavo Salazar Delgado and His Excellency Dawood Al Hajri, President, UAE Table Tennis and Badminton Association, who gave India’s PV Sindhu the inaugural BWF Most Improved Player of the Year gong.


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IN PICTURES: Chen Long, Carolina Marin and PV Sindhu take home top BWF end of year awards

The presentation took place Monday evening at Armani Hotel in Dubai where the Players’ Reception and Gala Dinner for the Dubai World Superseries Finals was held.

Female Para-Badminton Player of the Year Karin Suter Erath of Switzerland.

Female Para-Badminton Player of the Year Karin Suter Erath of Switzerland.

Female Player of the Year Misaki Matsutomo-Ayaka Takahashi of Japan.

Female Player of the Year Misaki Matsutomo-Ayaka Takahashi of Japan.

Golden Shuttle awards Rio 2016 Olympic Games champions.

Golden Shuttle awards Rio 2016 Olympic Games champions.

Golden Shuttle awards Rio 2016 Olympic Games champions.

Golden Shuttle awards Rio 2016 Olympic Games champions.

Male Para-Badminton Player of the Year Lucas Mazur of France.

Male Para-Badminton Player of the Year Lucas Mazur of France.

Male Player of the Year Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia.

Male Player of the Year Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia.

Most Improved Player of the Year PV Sindhu of India.

Most Improved Player of the Year PV Sindhu of India.

Most Promising Player of the Year Chen Qingchen of China.

Most Promising Player of the Year Chen Qingchen of China.

Mr. Best Dressed Viktor Axelsen of Denmark.

Mr. Best Dressed Viktor Axelsen of Denmark.

Ms. Best Dressed Woon Khe Wei of Malaysia.

Ms. Best Dressed Woon Khe Wei of Malaysia.