Orleans Masters 2023: Priyanshu Rajawat wins men's singles title
Indian men's singles badminton player Priyanshu Rajawat won the Orleans Masters 2023 men's singles title on 9th April, 2023.
An Overview of the News
- Rajawat won his first Tour title by defeating Magnus Johansson of Denmark in the final match of the tournament.
- Orleans Masters 2023 was held in France and is considered a Badminton World Federation (BWF) Super 300 event.
- It is a significant achievement for Rajawat as it is his first BWF Super 300 title.
- Priyanshu Rajawat was also a part of the Indian badminton team that won the historic 2022 Thomas Cup in Bangkok.
About Badminton World Federation (BWF)
- It is the international governing body for badminton recognized by the International Olympic Committee.
- It was founded in 1934 as the International Badminton Federation with nine member countries.
- The BWF sets the rules and standards for badminton, including equipment regulations, player eligibility criteria and tournament formats.
- BWF hosts major international badminton tournaments such as the World Championships and the Olympic Badminton Tournament.
- The BWF promotes ethics and fair play in badminton and punishes players and officials who violate its code of conduct.
Establishment - 5 July 1934
President - Paul-Erik Hoyer Larsen
Headquarters - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Membership - 194 member associations
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