30 Badminton Players to Participate at Fajr International Challenge
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A total of 30 athletes will take part at the 29th Fajr Badminton International Challenge 2020.
The competition will be held in Shiraz, Iran from February 4 to 8.
The Badminton World Federation (BWF) has been working with the Iran Badminton Federation and appreciates its support, reassurances and the steps it has taken regarding safety of participants at the tournament, the BWF said.
Given the above circumstances, BWF has decided that the 29th Fajr Badminton International Challenge 2020 will not count towards the Olympic qualification process, it added.
Points from the tournament will count towards the BWF World Rankings, but will not be taken into consideration in the final list used for Olympic qualification, it said.