Is badminton the fastest sport in the world?

Badminton is the fastest racket sport in the world.

In an experiment specifically designed to test speeds in badminton, professional Malaysian doubles player Tan Boon Heong clocked the highest recorded smash at a speed of 493 km/h (306.34 mph) using the Yonex Nanoray Z-Speed.

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Furthermore, is the shuttlecock the fastest?

But as is often mentioned during the Olympics, badminton is one of the fastest sports in the world. Indeed, the shuttlecock is the fastest object in sports.

One may also ask, what is the fastest smash in badminton?
426 km/h

Herein, what is the fastest projectile in sport?

The fastest projectile speed in any moving ball game is c. 302km/h 188mph in Jai-Alai (Pelota). The most lethal ball of any sport, the pelota is 3/4 the size of a baseball and harder than a golf ball. It is made from constructed or hand wound Brazilian rubber with two handsown goatskin covers.

What is the hardest sport in the world?

Degree of Difficulty: Sport Rankings
Boxing 8.63 1
Ice Hockey 7.25 2
Football 5.38 3

What is the #1 sport in the world?


Rank Sport Estimated Global Following
1 Soccer (Association Football) 4.0 Billion
2 Cricket 2.5 Billion
3 Hockey (Ice and Field) 2 Billion
4 Tennis 1 Billion

How fast can you hit a badminton?

Badminton shuttlecocks can travel at speeds up to 200 mph.

What is the fastest sport on grass?


Which sport is the fastest?

Badminton is considered the world’s fastest sport based on the speed the birdie which can travel over 200 mph. Table-tennis ball speeds can reach 60-70 mph at highest due to the light weight of ball and air resistance but has a higher frequency of hits in the rallies due to the closer proximity of the players.

What are the 5 shots in badminton?

There are five different types of badminton shots or strokes: Serves, clears, smashes, drives and drops.

Can you smash in badminton?

A serves, smashes, clears, drive and drops. A badminton smash techniques is the most potent and powerful shot of the game. Mere, serve or hits are not going to take you any way, rather than boosting your health. Played both from forehand and back and side, there is hardly any defense for badminton smash technique.

Who has the best backhand in badminton?

Taufik is the ONLY badminton player capable of hitting such powerful backhand smashes. I think he holds the record of hitting the fastest backhand smash (260 km per hour). So far he is the only person to ever hit such a powerful backhand smashes during a competition.

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