The Badminton World Federation (BWF) are onerous pressed to rapidly give you another following the cancellation of the German Open (March 9-14), as shuttlers are left in a lurch for Olympics qualifying factors.
With that occasion known as off because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the standing of the Swiss Open (March 2-7) and All-England Championships (March 16-21) hangs within the stability, despite the fact that no official announcement has been made but.
World quantity 11 males’s doubles shuttler Tan Wee Kiong urged the world physique to decide as quickly as attainable.
“(Goh) V Shem and I’ve made preparations to compete in all three tournaments, now with the cancellation of the German Open, we’re wanting one Olympics qualifier.
“It’s robust for unbiased gamers when it comes to finance. We all know it’s onerous for BWF to decide however they actually need to behave rapidly,” he instructed The Star.
The BWF in response stated they’re working with the Worldwide Olympic Committee to finalise the Tokyo 2020 qualification system, however the world physique are in opposition to time to decide.
Whereas the European shuttlers should not have to fret an excessive amount of in regards to the logistical elements of those occasions, the Asian representatives would wish to get an affirmative earlier than they go forward with preparations.
The quarantine restrictions in Asia are additionally rather more stringent in comparison with Europe, so the world physique should take that under consideration once they decide with the occasions slated to start in lower than three weeks.