Also question is, when and where was the first badminton match?
Ireland vs England was played on January 31st 1903, at the Earlsfort Skating Rink, Dublin.
Subsequently, who is known as the father of badminton?
The ‘father’ of badminton is generally accepted to be the Duke of Beaufort who lived in Gloucestershire, in England. The Duke’s residence, called Badminton House on the Badminton Estate, thus became the name of the game as it is commonly used nowadays.
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)|
The modern version of Badminton is said to have its origins in the city of Pune in India and was initially called ‘Poona’. British Army officers posted there were the first pioneers of the game who took it to Europe. The game was played in 1873 in a place called ‘Badminton House’ in England, from where it got its name.