Weihong Li and Yuanjun Liu secure Chinese World Cup spots + all confirmed teams so far

By Alex Moss
18 MAY 2017 • 11:36AM

Weihong Li and Yuanjun Liu will represent China in the Betway World Cup of Darts next month.

The duo won through a recent qualifying event held in Zhongshan, which saw the two places for the Chinese team up for grabs.

Li defeated one of last year’s World Cup representatives, Wenge Xie, in the last 16, before seeing off the challenges of Zhiyoung Wu, Lihao Wen and Wenqing Liu to qualify.

While Yuanjun Liu booked his place in the World Cup for a second consecutive year, after beating Ende Zhu, Qiugang Su, Qiang Sun and Ziaochen Zong.

Confirmed teams for the 2017 Betway World Cup of Darts
Australia – TBC
Austria – TBC
Belgium – TBC
Brazil – Diogo Portela and Alexandre Sattin
Canada – John Part and John Norman Jnr
China – Weihong Li and Yuanjun Liu
Czech Republic – Karel Sedláček and Frantisek Humpula
Denmark – TBC
England – TBC
Finland – Kim Viljanen and Mark Kantele
Germany – TBC
Gibraltar – Dyson Parody and Dylan Duo
Greece – John Michael and Ioannis Selachoglou
Hong Kong – Royden Lam and Kai Fan Leung
Hungary – Zoltán Mester and János Végső
Italy – Daniele Petri and Gabriel Rollo
Japan – Haruki Muramatsu and Yuki Yamada
Latvia – Madars Razma and Nauris Glegu
Netherlands – TBC
New Zealand – Cody Harris and Rob Szabo
Northern Ireland – TBC
Poland – TBC
Republic of Ireland – TBC
Russia – Boris Koltsov and Aleksandr Oreshkin
Scotland – TBC
Singapore – Paul Lim and Harith Lim
South Africa – Devon Petersen and Deon Oliver
Spain – TBC
Sweden – Magnus Caris and Daniel Larsson
Thailand – Thanawat Gaweenuntawong and Attapol Eupakaree
USA – Darin Young and Larry Butler
Wales – TBC

All remaining teams will be confirmed on Monday, following the Players Championship double-header this weekend


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