Looking At The Badminton Asia Team Championships 2024 Schedule

Looking At The Badminton Asia Team Championships 2024 Schedule

Following the conclusion of the Thailand Masters at the start of February, the world of badminton has been rather quiet. It will be a while before the action on the BWF World Tour resumes with the German Open (which starts at the fag end of this month). However, Asian shuttlers will return to the court earlier at the Badminton Asia Team Championships 2024.

Founded in 2016, the Badminton Asia Team Championships is a biennial event. It is organised by Badminton Asia, one of the five continental bodies under the flag of the Badminton World Federation (BWF). The Badminton Association of Malaysia acts as the host organiser, and the event is sanctioned by the BWF.

In the men’s category, Indonesia has won the championship a record three times. On the other hand, Japan holds the record for the most wins in the women’s division with two titles. Malaysia, the host nation, will start the tournament as the defending champions in the men’s division, while Indonesia will be looking to defend its crown in the women’s category.

So, now that you’re up to date with the tournament’s history, join us as we take a look at the schedule for the Badminton Asia Team Championships 2024 (including the dates for the knockout matches), the players participating in it, its venue and where you can live stream the matches.

Everything to know about the Badminton Asia Team Championships 2024

A look at the schedule of the Badminton Asia Team Championships 2024

Picture Credits: Courtesy Lakshya Sen/Instagram

According to the Badminton Asia Team Championships 2024 schedule, the tournament kick-starts on Tuesday, 13 February with three women’s division matches (all of them will be played simultaneously), namely between Thailand and United Arab Emirates, Japan and Singapore, and Indonesia and Kazakhstan.

Later the same day, the men’s category will get underway with three simultaneous matches, between China and Hong Kong, Indonesia and Saudi Arabia, and Japan and Myanmar.

Once the group stage matches conclude on Thursday, 15 February, the tournament will move to its knockout phase. While the quarter-finals will take place on Friday, 16 February, the semi-finals will be held on Saturday, 17 February.

The final of the Badminton Asia Team Championships will take place on Sunday, 18 February.

Who are the star players participating in the Badminton Asia Team Championships 2024?

Badminton Asia Team Championships 2024 schedule
Picture Credits: Courtesy Prannoy H S/Instagram

As it’s a premier tournament, a host of Asian star shuttlers are partaking in the Badminton Asia Team Championships 2024.

Malaysia will be hoping to retain their title this year, and their challenge for the crown will be led by none other than the prolific Lee Zii Jia. Aaron Chia and Soh Wooi Yik are also among the top players representing the host nation.

One of the favourites to lift the title, Japan boasts a star-studded lineup which includes two-time world champion Kento Momota, Kenta Nishimoto and Kodai Naraoka. Interestingly, Naraoka is the highest-ranked men’s singles player (he holds the sixth spot on the BWF rankings) in the tournament.

BWF World Championship bronze medallist Prannoy H.S. will lead the title challenge for India. Lakshya Sen, the champion of the 2023 Canada Open, is also a part of the Indian squad. The side is further boosted by the inclusion of the 2023 Asian Games doubles champions, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty.

What is the venue for the Badminton Asia Team Championships 2024?

All the matches of the Badminton Asia Team Championships 2024, starting from the group stage clashes to the finals, will be played at the Setia City Convention Centre in Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia.

Where can you live stream the Badminton Asia Team Championships 2024?

Badminton Asia Team Championships 2024 schedule
Picture Credits: Courtesy Lakshya Sen/Instagram

The Badminton Asia Team Championships 2024 will be available for live streaming on the official YouTube channel of the event.

(Main Image Credits: Courtesy kodai naraoka 奈良岡功大/Instagram and Prannoy H S/Instagram; Featured Image Credits: Courtesy Chirag Shetty/Instagram)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

– What are the dates for the Badminton Asia Team Championships 2024? 
The Badminton Asia Team Championships will commence on Tuesday, 13 February and conclude with the finals on Sunday, 18 February.

– What is the venue for the Badminton Asia Team Championships 2024? 
The Badminton Asia Team Championships will be played at the Setia City Convention Centre in Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia.

– Where can I watch the Badminton Asia Team Championships 2024 live? 
The Badminton Asia Team Championships will be available for live streaming on the event’s official YouTube channel.

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