Vietnamese badminton players have won the right to compete in Group 2 of the Badminton World Federation (BWF) Sudirman Cup next year after recording a 3-1 victory over Ukraine opponents this year.

Nguyen Tien Minh defeated Zavadsky 2-0 in the men’s singles event, while Bao Duc and Hoang Nam won over Konov and Zavadsky in two sets, 21-17 and 21-19, in the men’s doubles category.

The bio Vu Thi Trang and Nguyen Thi Sen triumphed over Diptan and Voytsekh 2-1, but Nguyen Thuy Linh lost to Ulitina 0-2 in the women's singles.

Participants in the Sudirman Cup competition are divided into groups based on the teams’ levels. Only teams in Group 1 qualify to compete for the final championship title. The top team of lower groups will be upgraded to higher groups in the next year.

The Sudirman Cup, one of the most prestigious badminton titles, is held every two years. This year’s event took place at Putra Stadium in Malaysia’s capital city of Kuala Lumpur, from May 19-26.-VNA