Badminton - Rio 2016 Summer Olympics


Badminton is called a racquet sport which is played by either two opposing single pair singles or two opposing double pairs. The players in the game score points by hitting a shuttlecock using their racquet in order that it passes over the net and lands in their opponents' half of the court.
Badminton has been an Olympic sport since 1992 consisting five events, such as, men's and women's singles, men's and women's doubles, and mixed doubles, where each pair is a man and a woman. At the upper level of the play, the sport requires outstanding fitness where players need aerobic stamina, agility, strength, speed and precision. The game may also be called technical sports that require excellent motor coordination and the expansion of complicated racquet movements. Our website Ancient Olympic Games gives you the idea about such ancient world famous games elaborating you the information about the games. We also endeavor to throw light on the major ancient games and international competitions.
Badminton was first played in the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona and has been contested in 5 Olympiads. More than 50 different nations came and joined the Olympic badminton competitions, with 19 nations found to appear in all 5 times. The event is administered by the Badminton World Federation. In the first session, 4 events were held, with singles and doubles events for both men and women. The next Olympics held at Atlanta in 1996 had 5 events with the addition of mixed doubles. The ranking list of the Badminton World Federation is used to find out qualification for the Olympic tournament. For singles, 29 competitors are chosen. For doubles, 19 pairs are chosen. The Badminton competitions at the Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics took place from August 9 to August 17 at the Beijing University of Technology Gymnasium.
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