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.
Similarly one may ask, who is the best badminton player in the Philippines?
Peter Gabriel Magnaye de Jesus
|Peter Gabriel Magnaye|
|Born||9 April 1992 (age 29) Manila, Philippines|
|Height||1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)|
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.
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.
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The Philippine Badminton Association
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”.