Moreover, who won the first badminton Olympic medal?
After Saina Nehwal became the first Indian to win an Olympic medal in badminton in 2012, PV Sindhu stepped up to keep the trend alive in the next two Games by winning a silver at Rio 2016 and a bronze at Tokyo 2020. Here is how the two Indian badminton icons brought home the Olympic medals.
Correspondingly, 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 …
What is the old name of badminton?
Nandu Natekar was a true artist of his art (Badminton). Natekar first represented India in 1953 at the age of 20. He is referred as the father of Indian Badminton and was the first Indian badminton player to get an international medal for the nation.
|Player Name||Discipline||Best ranking|
|Prakash Padukone||Men’s Singles||1|
|Srikanth Kidambi||Men’s Singles||1|
|Prannoy Kumar||Men’s Singles||8|
|Jwala Gutta and V. Diju||Mixed Doubles||6|