Three countries have withdrawn officially
Badminton World Federation (BWF) remains firm that the Thomas and Uber Cup Finals will be held in Aarhus, Denmark in October despite Thailand, Chinese Taipei and Australia withdrawing.
Through their official website, BWF announced, “The Badminton World Federation (BWF) can confirm the TOTAL BWF Thomas & Uber Cup Finals 2020 in Aarhus, Denmark will proceed as planned despite today’s withdrawal of Thailand’s men’s and women’s team.”
The statement further mentioned that since Thailand, Chinese Taipei and Australia are the “Member Associations” which cannot participate, replacement teams would be selected. “Replacement teams have yet to be announced.”
BWF affirmed that the health and safety of all the players and personnel participating in the upcoming tournaments were of the highest priority.