The Badminton Affiliation of India (BAI) will conduct choice trials for the upcoming Thomas and Uber Cup, Commonwealth Video games and Asian Video games on the Indira Gandhi Stadium in New Delhi from April 15 to twenty.
Other than the most important tournaments that are to be held this yr, the BAI can even finalise probables for the senior core group for the 2024 Olympic Video games.
The thirty second version of Thomas Cup and twenty ninth Uber Cup are scheduled in Bangkok from Could 8-15 whereas the 2022 Commonwealth Video games and 2022 Asian Video games will kickstart in Birmingham and Hangzhou respectively from July 28 and September 10.
Aiming to choose the most effective gamers for main occasions, the trials will see the participation of gamers ranked between 16 to 50 within the newest BWF world rankings, launched on March 29.
Gamers, who’re ranked within the top-16 in singles and top-8 in doubles within the nationwide rankings, based mostly on the home performances within the senior rating tournaments performed in Chennai and Hyderabad, and the core group gamers chosen by the BAI choice committee / SAI in 2019 can even be included for the trials.
Gamers who’ve notable performances within the worldwide circuit within the final three months shall be chosen immediately alongside these ranked within the top-15 on the planet whereas the vacant spots shall be stuffed based mostly on the performances of the choice trials as they are going to be eligible for BAI / SAI help for coaching and competitors.
Whereas the Commonwealth Video games squad will encompass 10 members with equal variety of women and men, the Asian Video games and Thomas & Uber Cup contingents could have 20 members every, together with 10 males and 10 girls.
Other than senior choice trials, BAI can even conduct trials for junior gamers, who shall be chosen for the choice trials based mostly on the performances of the upcoming U-19 rating event to be held in Bangalore.
With the Korean Masters clashing with the choice trials, BAI will withdraw entries of its gamers from the Tremendous 300 event.