Vietnamese badminton players have not been well-represented in the top 32 in recent years. Is that about to change? Will Vietnam badminton change the status quo soon?
Vietnam is currently ranked 19 on the BWF country ranking.
In the past, we’ve seen men’s singles player Nguyễn Tiến Minh do well on the world stage. In 2013 he won the bronze medal at the World Championships in Guangzhou, China (he lost to Lin Dan in the semifinal).
Vietnamese ladies’ single player Nguyễn Thùy Linh recently won the Vietnam Open BWF Super 100 tournament. Her highest to date ranking is 41 on the BWF World Ranking list.