The much-awaited 2022 Odisha Open, a Badminton World Federation (BWF) event, will kick off at the Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium in Cuttack from January 25.
The much-awaited 2022 Odisha Open, a Badminton World Federation (BWF) event, will kick off at the Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium in Cuttack from January 25. The Super 100 tournament which is the third event of the 2022 BWF World Tour calendar will continue till January 30. It is the first edition of the Odisha Open and is being organised by the Badminton Association of India. It is the first ever International badminton tournament of BWF to be held at Odisha. About 350 players from seventeen countries are participating in this tournament.
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COVID-19 tests of many players who have already arrived for the tournament in Bhubaneswar have already been completed. The marquee event will be played behind closed doors without the presence of spectators in the stadium because of the Coronavirus induced pandemic.
The players had their warm up practice sessions at cuttack on Monday. Meanwhile the tournament is being organised with the joint efforts of Badminton association of India and Odisha State Badminton Association. The tournament will be played in four courts at JNIS Cuttack. The venue is absolutely made ready to host the international badminton event.
London Olympics bronze medalist Saina Nehwal will be the star attraction in Odisha Open Super 100 event. Saina has been seeded first in the women’s singles while Parupalli Kashyap is the top seed in men’s singles category.
Bhuwaneka Gookethilleka VS Abhyansh Singh
Kaushal Dharmamer VS S. Sankar Muthusamy Sunramanian
Kartikey Gulshan Kumar VS Hemanth M. Gowda
Chirag Sen VS Varun Kapur
Kalombo Mulenga VS Shreyansh Jaiswal
Alap Mishra VS Jagadeesh Kalaga
Bhargav S VS Talar Laa
Meiraba Luwang Maisnam VS Aryamann Tandon
Abhishek Yeligar VS Jashwanth Dandu
Rucha Sawant VS Rakshita Sree Santhosh Ramraj
Tasnim Mir VS Navya Kanderi
Yashica Jakhar VS Meghana Reddy Mareddy
Vannala Kalagotla VS Shivani Vaishnavi Devi Gangula
Janani Ananthkumar VS Sakshi Phogar
Vijetha Harish VS Neha Pandit
Nikki Rapria VS Shriyanshi Valishetty
Vazid Ali/ Vikas Chauhan VS Arjun Vaman Fallary/ Nikunj Pandey
Gaurav Parmar/ Pramesh Patidar VS TS Andavar/ C Govindarajan
Navya Kanderi/ Takshita Santhosh Ramraj VS Parenda Pragati/ Vishakha Toppo