In Philippines, it was in the 1920 when British and American exptriates introduced badminton in the country. As early as 1950’s, the International Badminton Federation (IBF) recocognized the Philippines as its 21st member country. Since then, Filipino’s have been playing badminton in international tournaments.
Herein, what is the brief history of 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.
One may also ask, 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.
|10 June 1955 Bangalore, Karnataka, India
|1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
What was the original name of badminton?
the duke of Beaufort
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.
Peter Gabriel Magnaye de Jesus
|Peter Gabriel Magnaye
|9 April 1992 (age 29) Manila, Philippines
There are five different types of badminton shots or strokes: Serves, clears, smashes, drives and drops.
- 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.