The roots of the sport can be traced to ancient Greece, China, and India, and it is closely related to the old children’s game battledore and shuttlecock. Badminton is derived directly from poona, which was played by British army officers stationed in India in the 1860s.
Beside above, why is badminton popular in the Philippines?
Badminton has gained popularity among Filipinos who have started playing the sport as a hobby. Courtesy of the Philippine Badminton Association. … This is because badminton, besides basketball, is probably one of the most widely played recreational sports in the country.
Also question is, 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)|
What is the old name of badminton?
Peter Gabriel Magnaye de Jesus
|Peter Gabriel Magnaye|
|Born||9 April 1992 (age 29) Manila, Philippines|
- A match consists of the best of three games of 21 points.
- The player/pair winning a rally adds a point to its score.
- At 20-all, the player/pair which first gains a 2-point lead wins that game.
- At 29-all, the side scoring the 30th point wins that game.
- The player/pair winning a game serves first in the next game.