In order to be able to undergo badminton training at the national level, you’ll definitely need to start young because badminton players on average, retire at the age of 30. Before being able to participate in international tournaments, you’ll need at least 1-2 years of badminton training with the national squad.
In this regard, what is the biggest tournament of badminton?
The biggest tournament hosted by the BWF is the World Championships, which began in 1977. While the Olympic Games are a once-in-four-years occurrence, the Badminton World Championships are also a sought-after competitive event for badminton players across countries.
Considering this, what is badminton tournament called?
What is the age limit for badminton?
Many adults at clubs can be seen playing badminton. Also, many aged and senior citizens can be seen playing badminton at the age of 50-60 years old. Unless and until a person wants to become a world-class shuttler, there is no defined age limit or fitness level; as a result, anyone can play badminton at any age.
A kid should start getting coaching and training for badminton at the age of 7 or 8. The Olympic queen of India, PV Sindhu, started playing badminton at the age of 8. She is one of the greatest examples of success. Usually, at the international level, the players are selected at a very adolescent age.
Super Series Premier tournament offers higher ranking point and higher minimum total prize money. Top eight players/pairs in each discipline in Super Series standings are invited to the Super Series Finals held at the year end.
Whilst badminton is a minority sport in the US it is widely played in Britain, Denmark, Sweden, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Korea and several other countries. Britain alone has 4 million players, about 8% of the population. As a spectator sport it is very popular in the far east.
2020 BWF World Tour Finals
|Location||Pak Kret, Nonthaburi, Thailand|
|Men’s singles||Anders Antonsen|
|Women’s singles||Tai Tzu-ying|
BWF World Rankings
|RANK||COUNTRY / TERRITORY||PLAYER|
|4||TPE||CHOU Tien Chen|
Top 10 Badminton Players of all time
- Number 9 & 8: Peter Høeg Gade & Morten Frost Hansen.
- Number 7: Tony Gunawan.
- Number 6: Li Lingwei.
- Number 5: Rudy Hartono.
- Number 4: Taufik Hidayat.
- Number 3: Gao Ling.
- Number 2: Lee Chong Wei.
- Number 1: Lin Dan.