What is the history of a badminton?

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.

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Similarly one may ask, who is the best badminton player in the Philippines?

Peter Gabriel Magnaye de Jesus

Peter Gabriel Magnaye
Personal information
Born 9 April 1992 (age 29) Manila, Philippines
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Then, 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.
Prakash Padukone
Country India
Born 10 June 1955 Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Handedness Right

Correspondingly, who first started badminton?

Invented in India in a version called poona. British army officers learned the game about 1870. In 1873 the duke of Beaufort introduced the sport at his country estate, Badminton, from which the game derives its name.

What is the aim of the game badminton?

Badminton – an overview and history of the sport

The aim of the game is to win points by hitting a shuttlecock across the net and into your opponent’s court forcing your opponent to make an error and be unable to return the shuttlecock back.

Is badminton popular in the Philippines?

POPULAR SPORT. 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.

Which country has badminton as national game?


Name of Countries National Game
Italy Football
Indonesia Badminton
Lithuania Basketball
Iran Wrestling

Who is the governing body of badminton in the Philippines?

The Philippine Badminton Association

What is the height of the badminton net?

5ft 1in

Why was badminton invented?

Around the 1870s the rules and regulations were drawn up. The game made it’s way back to England when army officers returned home around 1873. The story goes that following a Badminton House lawn party held by the Duke of Beaufort some of his guests played a game of “The Badminton Game”.

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