The Badminton World Federation (BWF) can reveal the nominees for the BWF Player of the Year Awards 2020/2021.
Due to COVID-19, the eligibility period was extended to cover the 2020 and 2021 seasons (1 November 2019 to 31 October 2021), headlined by the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Two new award categories were introduced – Pair of the Year and Para Badminton Pair of the Year.
The BWF Awards Commission also wished to make special mention of the extraordinary journey of Guatemala’s Kevin Cordon across four Olympic Games and his stunning performances at Tokyo 2020 which took him to the semifinals.
The winners will be announced during the Bali Leg of the HSBC BWF World Tour in Indonesia. More details to follow.