The Badminton World Federation (BWF) has officially released the list of players and seeded lists for the 2022 World Championship on Friday (5/8/2022) morning. The 2022 World Championships will be held on August 22-28, 2022 in Tokyo, Japan. Indonesia is sure to have 2 representatives in the women’s doubles sector, namely Siti Fadia Silva Ramadhanti / Ribka Sugiarto and Nita Violina Marwah / Putri Syaikah.
Launching from the official BWF page, here is the list top 16 seeded players women’s doubles at the 2022 World Championships:
- Chen Qing Chen/Jia Yi Fan (CHN)
- Lee So Hee/Shin Seung Chan (KOR)
- Kim So Yeong/Kong Hee Yong (KOR)
- Yuki Fukushima/Sayaka Hirota (JPN)
- Mayu Matsumoto/Wakana Nagahara (JPN)
- Nami Matsuyama/Chiharu Shida (JPN)
- Jongkolphan Kititharakul/Rawinda Prajongjai (THA)
- Gabriela Stoeva/Stefani Stoeva (BUL)
- Pearly Tan/Thinaah Muralitharan (MAS)
- Sara Thygesen/Maiken Fruergaard (DEN)
- Puttita Supajirakul/Sapsiree Taerattanachai (THA)
- Liu Xuan Xuan/Xia Yu Ting (CHN)
- Ashwini Ponnapa/Reddy N. Sikki (IND)
- Rachel Honderich/Kristen Tsai (CAN)
- Rin Iwanaga/Kie Nakanishi (JPN)
- Linda Efler/Isabel Lohau (GER)
Based on the results of the release of the BWF flagship list, none of Indonesia’s representatives managed to enter the top row. Siti Fadia Silva Ramadhanti/Ribka Sugiarto almost have a chance, considering they are in 17th position. Meanwhile, Nita Violina Marwah/Putri Syaikah are in 23rd position.
Siti Fadia Silva Ramadhanti / Ribka Sugiarto themselves have not played in pairs throughout 2022, this is because Siti Fadia Silva Ramadhanti is being played in pairs with the 2020 Tokyo Olympic gold winner, Apriyani Rahayu. Meanwhile, Ribka Sugiarto has now played in pairs with another national badminton player, namely Febby Valencia Dwijayanti Gani.
Although not included in the list of featured players, Siti Fadia Silva Ramadhanti/Ribka Sugiarto and Nita Violina Marwah/Putri Syaikah are Indonesia’s hopes to be able to make achievements and win medals at the 2022 World Championships. Launching from player ranking In the Badminton4u application, Siti Fadia Silva Ramadhanti/Ribka Sugiarto are the women’s doubles ranked 28th in the world, while Nita Violina Marwah/Putri Syaikah are the women’s doubles ranked 46th in the world.
The draw for the 2022 World Championships will be held on Wednesday (10/8/2022) at 15.00 Malaysian time. The draw process will be broadcast live via the official YouTube channel, BWF TV.