BWF World Championships 2022: Schedule, Livestream, and Prize Money

The biggest badminton tournament of the year, BWF World Championships 2022 is set to start on the 22nd of August at the Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium in Tokyo, Japan. This will serve as an essential guide as we take you through the details of BWF World Championships 2022, like the schedule, livestream, draw, and prize money information.

As the 2nd most prestigious badminton event ever after the Olympics, BWF World Championships is joined by the best players in the world coming from the strongest badminton nations. This year is no different. Indonesia, China, South Korea, Denmark, and other prominent nations have all sent their best teams to clinch the glory of triumph in Tokyo.

A total of 350 players from 47 countries are participating in the 2022 BWF World Championships. Some of the big names to have arrived in Tokyo are Anthony Ginting, Viktor Axelsen, and Chou Tien-chen. Defending Champion,  Loh Kean Yew has also turned up alongside his Singaporean team and is determined to retain his crown. 

BWF World Championships 2022 Schedule:

The event is set to start on Aug 22. Following an intense week of badminton, the 27th BWF World Championships will conclude on Aug 28.

Let us go through the complete breakdown of the BWF World Championships 2022 Schedule.

Date Round
Round of 64  Aug. 22- 23
Round of 32 Aug. 23- 24
Round of 16 Aug. 25
Quarter-finals Aug. 26
Semi-finals Aug. 27
Final Aug. 28

How to watch BWF World Championships 2022?

BWF World Championships 2022 will be available to watch on different TV Channels and live streaming platforms across the globe. A guide regarding where and how to watch the live stream is provided below:


  • BesTV
  • YouSports






  • Sports18


  • TV2


  • La Chaine L’Équipe

Where is the BWF World Championships 2022 being held?

  • Venue: Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium
  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • Capacity: 10,000

BWF World Championships 2022 is being held at the Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium in Tokyo, Japan. Constructed in 1954, this sporting complex has a capacity of 10,000.

BWF World Championships 2022 Prize Money:

The BWF World Championships 2022 Prize Money does not offer any prize money to the participants. The winner and the runner-ups of the tournament receive medals (Gold, Silver, and Bronze) for their accomplishments. In this regard, this event is similar to the Olympic games as both competition, despite being the two of the most prestigious events, do not provide prize money.

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