Guoyu competes in the World Championships: Women's singles has not won a gold medal for nearly 10 years, and mixed doubles and women's doubles are still the strongest gold points
On August 17, Beijing time, the Chinese badminton team sent to Denmark to participate in the upcoming 2023 Copenhagen World Championships. Captain Zheng Siwei specially posted a group photo of the whole team before leaving on his personal social platform, with the text: "Departure World Championships, good luck!" "At this World Championships, Zheng Siwei and Huang Yaqiong, Chen Qingchen and Jia Yifan will play as defending champions. It is worth mentioning that the Chinese team has won gold medals in the past 5 World Championships. She won the men's doubles and women's doubles championships in 2017, the men's doubles and mixed doubles gold medals in 2018, and one gold medal in 2019 and 2021.
At the last World Championships, the Chinese team won gold medals in women's doubles and mixed doubles. Since 2015, the men's singles have not reached the top of the World Championships, and the women's singles has not won the World Championships for nearly 10 years. In this World Championship in Denmark, the Chinese team played with the main team. From the perspective of the strength of each individual card, mixed doubles and women's doubles are still the best hopes for winning gold, and men's doubles, women's singles and men's singles are more difficult. In the first round, most of the Chinese players were left empty, with only Li Shifeng, Shi Yuqi, Lu Guangzu and Zhao Junpeng in the men's singles and the men's doubles pair Ren Xiangyu and Tan Qiang to play.
Guoyu has not won three gold medals at the same World Championships for seven consecutive years
At the London Olympics, the Chinese badminton team won 5 gold medals, creating a historical record in the world badminton. Since the beginning of the Rio Olympic cycle, the dominance of the national badminton has declined. At the 2013 World Championships, she only won two gold medals in men's singles and women's doubles. At the 2014 and 2015 World Championships, the Chinese team won the men's singles, women's doubles and mixed doubles events. At the 2017 World Championships, Guoyu won the men's doubles and women's doubles championships, and in the 2018 World Championships, he won the gold medals in men's doubles and mixed doubles. In the 2019 and 2021 World Championships, the Chinese team won only 2 titles.
At the last World Championships, the mixed doubles pair Zheng Siwei and Huang Yaqiong, and the women's doubles pair Chen Qingchen and Jia Yifan both won the championship. Many netizens pointed out that since 2016, the Chinese badminton team has failed to achieve 3 gold medals or more than 3 gold medals in a world championship for 7 consecutive years. At the 2023 World Championships in Denmark, the participants of the Chinese team mainly include Zheng Siwei, Huang Yaqiong, Chen Qingchen, Jia Yifan, Shi Yuqi, Chen Yufei, Liu Yuchen and Ou Weiyi. The team members said the goal is to surpass the results of the previous edition.
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At present, the signing tables of each individual competition have been announced. All England men's singles champion Li Shifeng will face Panalin in the first round, with All England runner-up Shi Yuqi against Luis, Lu Guangzu and Zhao Junpeng against Quaker and Huang Zhiyong respectively. In the women's singles, Chen Yufei, He Bingjiao, Wang Zhiyi and other championship opponents are still An Qianying, Yamaguchi Qian and Dai Ziying. In the men's doubles event, Leung Wai Keng and Wang Chang, Liu Yuchen and Ou Weiyi urgently need to use their results to regain their confidence. Chen Qingchen and Jia Yifan, Zheng Siwei and Huang Yaqiong, Feng Yanzhe and Huang Dongping will try to help China retain the women's doubles and mixed doubles gold medals.