Four shuttlers have qualified in both men’s and women’s singles event of the competition.
In the men’s singles competition, Sameer Verma will be competing along with K Srikanth, B Sai Praneeth and Ajay Jayaram. Whereas in women’s section, Rituparna Das and Tanvi Lad have also qualified behind ace shuttler Saina Nehwal and P V Sindhu.
This will be Sameer’s maiden appearance at the World Championships. In January, the 22-year-old clinched his maiden Grand Prix Gold title at the Syed Modi International and followed it up with a quarter-final finish at the India Super Series.