Badminton, court or lawn game played with lightweight rackets and a shuttlecock. … The game is named for Badminton, the country estate of the dukes of Beaufort in Gloucestershire, England, where it was first played about 1873.
In this way, why is it called badminton?
Badminton takes its name from Badminton House—home of the Duke of Beaufort in the English county of Gloucestershire. In 1873, the Duke is credited with bringing a version of the game—Poona—back from India and introducing it to his guests.
Keeping this in consideration, who is gold medalist in badminton?
Indian shuttler Pramod Bhagat added to India’s medal rush by winning the gold medal in the men’s singles (SL3) event at the ongoing Tokyo Paralympics. He defeated Great Britain’s Daniel Bethell 21-14,21-17 to win the final in Japan.
Who is the father of badminton?
He was ranked World No. 1 in 1980; the same year he became the first Indian to win the All England Open Badminton Championships.
|Born||10 June 1955 Bangalore, Karnataka, India|
|Height||1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)|
17 Fundamental skills of badminton
|S.N||Basic Badminton Skills||Types|
|1||Grip||Back Hand Forehand|
|2||Stance||Attacking Stance Defensive Stance Net Stance|
|3||Footwork||Move only 2-3 steps backward. Shuffle only 1 step sidewards. Move only 2-3 steps front|
|4||Serve||High Serve Low Serve|
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