The Dubai World Superseries Finals gala dinner saw badminton’s big winners of 2016 handed awards for their efforts. The winners were:
Male player of the year: Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia.
Most Promising Player of the Year: Chen Qingchen of China.
The Female Para-Badminton Player of the Year: Karin Suter-Erath of Switzerland.
The Golden Shuttle awards for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games champions:
Carolina Marin of Spain (Women’s Singles)
Misaki Matsutomo/Ayaka Takahashi of Japan (Women’s Doubles)
Tontowi Ahmad/Liliyana Natsir of Indonesia (Mixed Doubles)
Chen Long of China (Men’s Singles).
BWF Most Improved Player of the Year: P. V. Sindhu of India.
With the Hamdan Sport Complex is set to host the 2016 Dubai World Superseries Finals, badminton star Crasto and Vision take us on a tour around the facility.
From the gym to the locker rooms where players will prepare, take a look behind the scenes.
The main arena that will be jam-packed with fans from December 14 as their favourite events and players are in action in the season finale.
P V Sindhu is a rising star in badminton, At the 2016 summer Olympics she claimed a silver medal – becoming the first Indian woman to do so.
Here, in an interview with Vision, the young athlete offers insight into what a women’s singles match entails.
Sindhu is competing at the BWF World Superseries Finals in Dubai this week.