Category : Continental Championships (same grade with Superseries level) Sanctoned by : Badminton Asia Confederation Venue : Wuhan Sports Center Gymnasium, Wuhan-CHN Total Prize-money : US$325,000 Tournamentsoftware link : https://www.tournamentsoftware.com/sport/tournament.aspx?id=3F48544D-A795-4401-9AFE-23A5532931B9 Tournament prospectus : http://badmintonasia.org/tournament...dminton-asia-championships-2017/download/2427 M/Q Report : http://badmintonasia.org/tournament...dminton-asia-championships-2017/download/2511 DRAW (excel format) : http://badmintonasia.org/tournament...dminton-asia-championships-2017/download/2517 The draw has been conducted on 4th April 2017 : http://www.badmintonasia.org/updates/news/badminton-asia-championships-2017-official-draws 2016 ASIAN Champions : https://www.tournamentsoftware.com/...570B8E-D2AA-401B-96B5-D873594B6690&d=20160501 MS - Lee Chong Wei (MAS) WS - Wang Yihan (CHN) MD - Lee Yong Dae/Yoo Yeon Seong (KOR) WD - Misaki Matsutomo/Ayaka Takahashi (JPN) XD - Zhang Nan/Zhao Yunlei (CHN) All Asia's premium players are listed to participate Asian Championships end of this month, once again Wuhan will host this continental event after two previous editions (2015 & 2016). Barring any big upsets, Lee-Lin last year semifinal showdown will happen exactly at same stage according to the draw. Lee CW is slated to meet Tian Houwei at quarterfinal and Lin Dan has possible meeting with Chou Tien Chen. Last year beaten finalist Chen Long is drawn with Angus Ng Ka Long, Son Wan Ho and Shi Yuqi on bottom half of draw. Women's singles will feat almost all world's star except Spanish Carolina Marin. Tai Tzu Ying will see Saina Nehwal in last eight. Also join in same half, Korean number one Sung Ji Hyun and home player Sun Yu who will find real test in second round against Nozomi Okuhara. Japanese teenager Akane Yamaguchi occupies second seed will start her campaign against Goh Jin Wei at opening round and should face Ratchanok Intanon in quarterfinal round. Pusarla V. Sindhu and He Bingjiao are two remaning seeded players in the fray.