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HS Prannoy, Pramod Bhagat among 5 Indians nominated for 2022 BWF Player of the year awards

Indian shuttlers HS Prannoy, Pramod Bhagat, are among the five from the country nominated for the BWF Player of the Year Award 2022.

HS Prannoy in action at the Indonesia Open 2022 (Source: Badminton Photo)
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HS Prannoy in action at the Indonesia Open 2022 (Source: Badminton Photo)

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The Bridge Desk

Updated: 2022-11-28T12:54:46+05:30

Indian shuttlers HS Prannoy, Pramod Bhagat, are among the five from the country nominated for the Badminton World Federation (BWF) Player of the Year Award 2022.

While HS Prannoy has been nominated for the Most Improved Player of the Year 2022, Pramod Bhagat is in the race for the 2022 Male Para-Badminton Player of the Year.

However, it is the nomination for the 2022 Female Para-Badminton Player of the Year where India stands out. India accounts for half of the total six nominees in this section with Manisha Ramadass, Nithya Sre Sumathy, and Manasi Joshi all in contention for the award.

Full list of nominees

Male Player of the Year

Loh Kean Yew, Vixtor Axelsen, Lee Zia Jia

Female Player of the Year

Akane Yamaguchi, An Se Young, Tai Tzu Ying

Pair of the Year

Soh Wooi Yik/Aaron Chia, Chen Qing Chen/Jia Yi Fan, Dechapol/Sapsiree, Zheng Si Wei/Huang Ya Qiong

Most Improved Player of the Year

HS Prannoy, Fajar Alfian/Muhammad Ardianto, Jeong Na Eun/Kim Hye Jeong

Most Promising Player of the Year

Kodai Naraoka, Rehan Naufal/Lisa Kusumawati, Alex Lanier

Male Para Badminton Player of the Year

Pramod Bhagat, Diaki Kajiwara, Cheah Liek Hou, Lucas Mazur, Chu Man Kai, Choi Jung Man

Female Para Badminton Player of the Year

Manisha Ramadass, Nithya Sre, Manasi Joshi, Sarina Satomi, Carmen Flores, Pilar Cancino

Para Badminton Pair of the Year

Fredy Setiawan/Khalimatus Sukohandoko, Thomas/Rick, Lucas Mazur/Faustine Noel, Muhammad Ramli, Noor Noorlan, Sarina Satomi/Yuma Yamazaki, Subhan/ Rina Marlina

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