All the events around the world are being postponed due to the current pandemic. Either it’s related to sports, movies, or tours etc. It doesn’t matter. And taking the current situation into account the BWF had postponed the Thomas and Uber Cup Final. Yeah, after taking the concern of the many players, the Badminton World Federation had postponed the Uber Cup 2020 to the next year.
Reason Of The Thomas And Uber Cup Being Postponed
Due to the situation of the current pandemic, many teams are opting out of the Thomas And Uber Cup. Yeah, after Indonesia and South Korea joined Thailand, Australia, and Chinese Taipei pulled out of the game, the sports governing body had the emergency virtual meeting on the Sunday. The BWF with full consultation with the local host had made a tough decision to postpone it.
The Thomas and Uber Cup Finals had previously been set to be held in Aarhus, Denmark from 3rd October. But now is postponed for the next year. The decision came after the withdrawal of a number of participating teams from the TOTAL BWF Thomas and Uber Cup Finals and HSBC BWF world tour.
BWF is now looking for the possible and alternative dates to reschedule the Worlds Men’s and Women’s team’s championship. But they are looking for the dates not before 2021. However, the BWF had mentioned that the World Tour event, Denmark scheduled to be held from October 13 till 18. And it will go as planned before.
From India, Saina and PV Sindhu were supposed to lead the 10 members women teams in Uber Cup. While Kidambi Srikanth would have spearheaded the men’s campaign in Thomas Cup. Although, the Badminton Saina Nehwal was also worried about their safety in the finals. But now everything is settled as it’s going to happen next year.