The World Feather Federation announced on the afternoon of the 7th that the Malaysian Badminton Open, scheduled for May 25-30, will be postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak.
In a joint statement, the World Feather Federation and the Malaysian Badminton Association said that “the tournament organisers and the World Feather Federation have made every effort to provide a safe playing environment for all participants, but the recent surge in confirmed cases of coronavirus has only delayed the tournament”.
The statement said the World Feather Federation will reschedule the Malaysian Badminton Open, but will not fall into the Tokyo Olympic points window.
Malaysia’s recent outbreak continued to rebound, as of noon on the 7th, the country in 24 hours of new confirmed cases 4498 cases, a three-month high of new confirmed cases, a cumulative total of 432,425 confirmed cases.
From the 7th, the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur and other places to restart the 14-day “action control order.”