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2023 Maldives International Challenge

June 5, 2023 - June 10, 2023


Last updated on June 11, 2023

The 2023 Maldives International Challenge (official and sponsored title: Li-Ning Maldives International Challenge 2023) was an international badminton tournament that took place at the Male’ Sports Complex in Male’, Maldives, from 5 to 10 June 2023. The tournament offered a prize pool of US$15,000 and was categorized as an International Challenge event. The Badminton Association of Maldives organized the tournament with sanctions from Badminton Asia and the Badminton World Federation (BWF).

2023 Maldives International Challenge
Date 5 – 10 June
Category International Challenge
Edition 7th
Draw 64MS/64WS/32MD/32WD/32XD
Prize money US$15,000
Entry fee 40 USD per competitor (singles)
80 USD per pair per event (doubles)
Location Male’, Maldives
Venue Male’ Sports Complex
Official shuttle Li-Ning Gold Medal
Men’s singles 🇮🇳 Ravi RAVI
Women’s singles 🇮🇳 Ashmita CHALIHA
Men’s doubles 🇹🇭 Pharanyu KAOSAMAANG
🇹🇭 Worrapol THONGSA-NGA
Women’s doubles 🇹🇭 Laksika KANLAHA
🇹🇭 Phataimas MUENWONG
Mixed doubles 🇲🇾 HOO Pang Ron
🇲🇾 TEOH Mei Xing


The draw was conducted on Tuesday, 23 May 2023. Click the event to see a full draw and match results.

Event Main Draw Entry Qualification
Men’s singles 64 64 > 16
Women’s singles 64 32 > 16
Men’s doubles 32 32 > 8
Women’s doubles 32 No
Mixed doubles 32 No

Competition schedule

All times and dates were local, Maldives Time (UTC+5). Click the date to see the match schedule.

Date Competition Start Time
05/06 Qualifying and preliminary rounds 09.00 a.m.
06/06 Preliminary rounds 09.00 a.m.
07/06 Preliminary rounds 09.00 a.m.
08/06 Quarter-finals 03.00 p.m.
09/06 Semi-finals 03.00 p.m.
10/06 Finals 03.00 p.m.

Prize money

A prize fund of US$15,000 was distributed and awarded as per the table below.

Singles Doubles
Winner $1,200 $1,200
Runner-up $720 $720
Semi-finalists $300 $300
Quarter-finalists $120 $120 


  1. 2023 Maldives International Challenge Prospectus


Male’ Sports Complex
Maafaiy Thakurufaanu Magu
Male’, Maldives
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Badminton Association of Maldives
+960 3314057
[email protected]
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