BWF cancels Swiss Open, European Championships

The BWF calls off the two events due to non-availability of dates.

The Swiss Open was scheduled to be held from March 17 to 22, while the European Championship was to be held from April 21 to 26.   -  Shiv Kumar Pushpakar

The Badminton World Federation (BWF) cancelled the 2020 Swiss Open and the 2020 European Championships on Wednesday. The BWF, the only world body to announce a packed five-month calendar for 2020, called off the two events due to non-availability of dates.

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The Swiss Open, scheduled from March 17 to 22, was under the “suspended” category following the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic. Similarly, the European Championship, scheduled from April 21-26, stands cancelled.

The right to host the continental championship remains with Ukraine, which has committed to hold the event at Kyiv, from April 27 to May 2, 2021.

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