Eight pairs of athletes have been disqualified from competition after allegedly playing to lose their matches. In Olympic parlance, they were ejected for “not using one’s best efforts to win a match.”
Moreover, how do you get disqualified in badminton?
The Badminton World Federation, the sport’s governing body, read a brief statement to a packed throng of media at the Wembley Arena venue for the sport, saying the players had been disqualified for breaching two parts of the players’ code: “Not using one’s best efforts to win a match and conducting oneself in a manner …
Similarly one may ask, why was polii disqualified?
Greysia Polii and Meiliana Jauhari were disqualified from the games along with the Chinese world champions and two South Korean teams for trying to deliberately lose group matches in order to gain an easier path through the knockout stages.
What are the official rules of badminton?
Badminton scoring system
The first side to 21 points wins a game. A point is scored on every serve and awarded to whichever side wins the rally. The winning side gets the next serve. If the score is 20-20, a side must win by two clear points to win the game.
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|Winning height||5.78 WR|
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- Number 5: Rudy Hartono.
- Number 4: Taufik Hidayat.
- Number 3: Gao Ling.
- Number 2: Lee Chong Wei.
- Number 1: Lin Dan.
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