What was the controversy surrounding the 8 badminton players?

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.”

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Likewise, people ask, why did Greysia Polii get disqualified?

At the 2012 Summer Olympics, Polii and her partner Meiliana Jauhari, along with Jung Kyung-eun and Kim Ha-na, Ha Jung-eun and Kim Min-jung of South Korea, and Wang Xiaoli and Yu Yang of China were disqualified from the competition for “not using one’s best efforts to win a match” and “conducting oneself in a manner

Herein, 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

Consequently, who won the Olympics 2012 Badminton?

The draw was held on 23 July 2012. Forty-six players from 42 nations competed. In an all-Chinese final,

30 July, 09:05
Athlete 1 Score Athlete 2
Wang Yihan (CHN) 21–8 21–16 Michelle Li (CAN)

Why did China get disqualified?

Shot putter Muhammad Ziyad Zolkefli won gold in the F20 class, but was later disqualified for arriving three minutes late for the event. … The decision to strip Mr Zolkefli of his medal has been met with much anger on social media, especially from Malaysians.

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.

Why did China get disqualified in the 4x100m relay?

Tokyo 2020 will be the People’s Republic of China’s eighth Olympic appearance in the men’s 4x100m medley relay, with the team yet to win a medal at the Games. … In the final they were disqualified from the race because of an early relay takeover on the butterfly leg.

Who won the gold medal in men’s discus throw in London Olympics 2012?

Robert Harting

Men’s discus throw at the Games of the XXX Olympiad
Winning distance 68.27
Robert Harting Germany Ehsan Haddadi Iran Gerd Kanter Estonia
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What country won all five badminton titles at the 2012 London Olympics?

All of the gold medals were won by players from China.

Which country finished at the top at 1980 Moscow Olympics?

Soviet Union

Rank Nation Gold
1 Soviet Union (URS)* 80
2 East Germany (GDR) 47
3 Bulgaria (BUL) 8
4 Cuba (CUB) 8

Who was the first Indian woman to ever win an Olympic medal?

Karnam Malleswari

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