Also know, what is the most powerful smash in badminton?
1 Lee Chong Wei’s 408 km per hour (kmh) missile at last year’s Hong Kong Open has been recognised as the most powerful smash in badminton since September, close to the top speed clocked by the fastest production car in the world.
Keeping this in view, what is the Guinness world record for longest badminton rally?
What is the world’s fastest sport?
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.
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.
The fastest badminton hit in competition by a male is 426 kph (264.70 mph), and was achieved by Mads Pieler Kolding (Denmark) in Bangalore, India, on 10 January 2017. Mads Pieler Kolding achieved this record during a Badminton Premier League match playing for the Chennai Smashers.
Unlike a net kill (GC014 link), a badminton smash requires a great deal of power and is a move which can easily kill of the rally and win you points. Like most badminton shots, a smash can be performed with both the forehand and backhand.
While Sam Groth holds the record of the fastest recorded serve at 263.4 km/h in Tennis, the fastest recorded badminton hit is 493 km/h. Tan Boon Heong of Malaysia clocked this astonishing speed during a special experiment.
Badminton is considered the world’s fastest sport based on the speed the birdie which can travel over 200 mph. … In one match analyzed, table-tennis averaged 2.00 hits per second where as badminton averaged 1.72 hits per second. The badminton birdie travels faster but table-tennis requires a faster reaction time.
Badminton is the fastest racket sport in the world. The current Guinness World Record for the fastest smash is held by Malaysian superstar, Tan Boon Heong, at 493 km/h.