THOMAS, UBER CUP TO PROCEED DESPITE THAILAND’S WITHDRAWAL

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KUALA LUMPUR, 7 Sept – The Badminton World Federation (BWF) can confirm that the TOTAL BWF Thomas and Uber Cup Finals 2020 in Aarhus, Denmark will proceed as planned despite Thailand’s withdrawal in the men’s and women’s team.

BWF in their statement today said that Badminton Association of Thailand cited special circumstances related to COVID-19 in addition to injuries with their key players in making the decision.

Thailand join Chinese Taipei and Australia as those Member Associations unable to take
their place. Replacement teams have yet to be announced.

The TOTAL BWF Thomas and Uber Cup Finals 2020 is scheduled for 3-11 October.

BWF’s highest priority remains the health and safety of all players and personnel
participating in upcoming international tournaments.

This includes implementing a bubble system to create a safe badminton ecosystem for
all involved.

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