Also, how many players are there in a ball of badminton team?
Ball Badminton is a team sport and in “fives” tournaments, a team consists of ten formally designated players, any five of whom play while the other five remain on the side-lines with the team manager, ready to play. Doubles tournaments use teams of three players.
Moreover, what is the weight of the ball badminton ball?
Ball size : diameter 5. 5 to 6 cm. Ball weight : 30 grams.
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)|
Historically, the shuttlecock (also known as a “bird” or “birdie”) was a small cork hemisphere with 16 goose feathers attached and weighing about 0.17 ounce (5 grams). These types of shuttles may still be used in modern play, but shuttles made from synthetic materials are also allowed by the Badminton World Federation.
|Famous Indian Badminton Players||Awards and Achievements: Famous Badminton players of India|
|Saina Nehwal||Arjuna Award (2009) CNN-IBN Sportsperson of the year (2009) Padma Shri (2010) Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award Padma Bhushan (2016)|
- A match consists of the best of three games of 21 points.
- The player/pair winning a rally adds a point to its score.
- At 20-all, the player/pair which first gains a 2-point lead wins that game.
- At 29-all, the side scoring the 30th point wins that game.
- The player/pair winning a game serves first in the next game.
Since 1992, badminton has been a Summer Olympic sport with four events: men’s singles, women’s singles, men’s doubles, and women’s doubles, with mixed doubles added four years later. At high levels of play, the sport demands excellent fitness: players require aerobic stamina, agility, strength, speed, and precision.
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.