Badminton had its debut as an official medal sport at the 1992 Summer Olympics. It was held from 28 July to 4 August 1992.
|Badminton at the Games of the XXV Olympiad|
|No. of events||4 (2 men, 2 women)|
|Competitors||177 from 36 nations|
|1996 Atlanta →|
Thereof, who competed for India in the 1992 Olympics badminton?
Three Indian shuttlers – Deepankar Bhattacharya, U Vimal Kumar and Madhumita Bisht – made the foray into the Olympics at the Barcelona 1992 Games.
Likewise, who has won the most Olympic gold medal in badminton?
Gao Ling is the all-time leader for the most Olympic medals in badminton, with two gold, one silver, and one bronze; Fu Haifeng (two gold, one silver), Zhang Nan, Zhao Yunlei and Kim Dong-moon (two gold, one bronze) each, Gil Young-ah and Chen Long (one of each) and Lee Chong Wei (three silver) are second for the most …
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)|
There are five events: men’s singles, women’s singles, men’s doubles, women’s doubles, and mixed doubles (each pair is a man and a woman).
|1992 Summer Olympics medals|
|Most gold medals||Unified Team (45)|
|Most total medals||Unified Team (112)|
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.
Barcelona 1992 Olympic Games, athletic festival held in Barcelona that took place July 25–August 9, 1992. The Barcelona Games were the 22nd occurrence of the modern Olympic Games. The 1992 Games were perhaps the most-successful modern Olympics. More than 9,300 athletes representing 169 countries participated.
|India at the 1992 Summer Olympics|
|Flag bearer||Shiny Abraham-Wilson|
|Medals||Gold 0 Silver 0 Bronze 0 Total 0|
|Summer Olympics appearances (overview)|