HYDERABAD: The Badminton World Federation (BWF) determined to proceed the 21-point, three-game system for all its occasions.
The proposal to interchange the 21-point-a-game (21×3) with the 11-point-a-game (11×5) didn’t get the requisite 2/3rds majority.
The proposal put ahead by the Indonesian Badminton Affiliation and the Badminton Affiliation of Maldives, and seconded by Badminton Asia, Badminton Korea Affiliation and Chinese language Taipei Badminton Affiliation, obtained 66.31% for and 33.69% in opposition to, falling simply wanting the two-thirds majority required.
A complete of 282 votes had been forged.
BWF President Høyer thanked the Membership for his or her participation on this necessary resolution.
“Our Membership has spoken, and regardless of the very small margin wherein the two-thirds majority was not reached, the BWF respects the result to retain the three video games to 21 factors scoring system,” Høyer mentioned.
“It’s now the second time such a proposal has not been authorized, however I see the incredible participation of the Membership and the choice reached right now as a sign that the badminton neighborhood could be very a lot engaged in the perfect pursuits of the game throughout these troublesome and difficult occasions. So, for that, I thank everybody for his or her position on this course of.
“Whereas the proposed scoring system change has been a part of my imaginative and prescient to make badminton extra thrilling and to extend the leisure worth for stakeholders and followers, this is not going to deter us from persevering with our efforts to extend excellence in badminton for all involved according to our Strategic Plan 2020-2024.”