Here is the full list of players who have been nominated for the year ending 2019 BWF Player of the Year Awards for different categories.
The winners will be announced in the gala on the evening of December 9 2019

Male Player of the Year

  • Kento Momota
  • Marcus Fernaldi Gideon/Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo
  • Zheng Si Wei
  • Mohammad Ahsan/Hendra Setiawan

Female Player of the Year

  • Tai Tzu Ying
  • Huang Ya Qiong
  • Yuki Fukushima/Sayaka Hirota
  • Chen Qing Chen/Jia Yi Fan

Eddy Choong Most Promising Player of the Year

  • An Se Young (Women’s Singles, Korea)
  • Koki Watanabe (Men’s Singles, Japan)
  • Leo Rolly Carnando/Daniel Marthin (Men’s Doubles, Indonesia)
  • Kantaphon Wangcharoen (Men’s Singles, Thailand)

Most Improved Player of the Year

  • Michelle Li
  • Satwiksairaj Rankireddy/Chirag Shetty
  • Kim So Yeong/Kong Hee Yong
  • Praveen Jordan/Melati Daeva Oktavianti

Male Para Badminton Player of the Year

  • Lucas Mazur (France): 10 gold, 5 silver, 3 bronze
  • Qu Zimo (China): 11 gold, 1 silver
  • Pramod Bhagat (India): 11 gold, 3 silver, 4 bronze
  • Dheva Anrimusthi (Indonesia): 8 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze

Female Para Badminton Player of the Year

  • Sarina Satomi (Japan): 7 gold, 2 silver, 5 bronze
  • Liu Yutong (China): 9 gold, 3 silver
  • Leani Ratri Oktila (Indonesia): 9 gold, 5 silver, 1 bronze
  • Ayako Suzuki (Japan): 9 gold, 6 silver, 3 bronze

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