Know who are the former champions and most successful countries at the prestigious BWF World Tour Finals badminton along with the previous winners list and 2022 edition prize money
China has been the most successful country in history of BWF World Tour Finals with six gold medals including two in mixed doubles category. Meanwhile, Japan and South Korea have won three titles each compared to India’s solitary title in women’s singles division.
BWF World Tour Finals Badminton All-Time Full Winners And 2022 Winner Prize Money Breakdown
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All-Time Winners of HSBC BWF World Tour Finals, Most Successful Countries, & Performance of Indian Shuttlers
The HSBC BWF World Tour Finals, which replaced the BWF Super Series Finals, is an annual badminton competition that takes place in December of each year. Players competing for a minimum of US$ 1,500,000 in total prize money are those who have earned the most points from the BWF World Tour events held during that calendar year.
Since BWF World Tour Finals began in 2018, PV Sindhu is the only Indian shuttler to bag gold medal, after she won the inaugural edition’s women’s singles event. Denmark’s Viktor Axelsen is the reigning men’s singles champion and Taiwanese Tai Tzu-ying is current women’s singles champion after they won this tournament in 2021. Meanwhile, Thai pair Dechapol & Sapsiree have won back-to-back titles in mixed doubles category and hope to repeat their success story in 2022.
|Edition||Year||Host City||Men’s Singles||Women’s Singles||Men’s Doubles||Women’s Doubles||Mixed Doubles|
|1st||2018||Guangzhou||China Shi Yuqi||India P. V. Sindhu||China Li Junhui||Japan Misaki Matsutomo||China Wang Yilyu|
|China Liu Yuchen||Japan Ayaka Takahashi||China Huang Dongping|
|2nd||2019||Japan Kento Momota||China Chen Yufei||Indonesia Mohammad Ahsan||China Chen Qingchen||China Zheng Siwei|
|Indonesia Hendra Setiawan||China Jia Yifan||China Huang Yaqiong|
|3rd||2020||Pak Kret, Nonthaburi||Denmark Anders Antonsen||Chinese Taipei Tai Tzu-ying||Chinese Taipei Lee Yang||South Korea Lee So-hee||Thailand Dechapol Puavaranukroh|
|Chinese Taipei Wang Chi-lin||South Korea Shin Seung-chan||Thailand Sapsiree Taerattanachai|
|4th||2021||Badung Regency, Bali||Denmark Viktor Axelsen||South Korea An Se-young||Japan Takuro Hoki||South Korea Kim So-yeong||Thailand Dechapol Puavaranukroh|
|Japan Yugo Kobayashi||South Korea Kong Hee-yong||Thailand Sapsiree Taerattanachai|
2022 BWF World Tour Finals Schedule, Date, And Prize Money
For each edition of BWF World Tour Finals, the total prize pool is distributed as per below provided formula. This states that each doubles category winner will bag 8.4% of pool and each singles champion will get 8% prize money. Hence, singles category winner will get $120,000 and doubles event winner will receive $126,000 from net prize pool of $1,500,000.
|Round||Men’s singles||Women’s singles||Men’s doubles||Women’s doubles||Mixed doubles|
|3rd in Group||1.10%||1.10%||1.30%||1.30%||1.30%|
|4th in Group||0.60%||0.60%||0.70%||0.70%||0.70%|