Who was the women’s doubles Olympic badminton champion in 2016?

Misaki Matsutomo
Women’s doubles at the Games of the XXXI Olympiad
Competitors 32 from 14 nations
Misaki Matsutomo Ayaka Takahashi Japan Christinna Pedersen Kamilla Rytter Juhl Denmark Jung Kyung-eun Shin Seung-chan South Korea
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Correspondingly, who won Rio 2016 badminton?

Chen Long
Moreover, what country won the 2016 badminton Olympic gold medal for women’s doubles?

Keeping this in view, who was the best single woman player in badminton in 2016?

She is an Olympic Champion, three-time World Champion, five-time European Champion, and the former World’s No. 1 in BWF rankings for the women’s singles discipline, holding the World No.

Women’s badminton
Representing Spain
2016 Rio de Janeiro Women’s singles
World Championships
2014 Copenhagen Women’s singles

Where is badminton most popular?

Whilst badminton is a minority sport in the US it is widely played in Britain, Denmark, Sweden, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Korea and several other countries. Britain alone has 4 million players, about 8% of the population. As a spectator sport it is very popular in the far east.

What are the rules for doubles badminton?

According to badminton rules and regulations for doubles, the side of doubles that win a rally adds a point to its score. When both sides reach 20 all, the side which gains a 2-point lead first, wins that game. When both sides reach 29 all, the side scoring the 30th point, wins that game.

Who is No 1 badminton player in the world?

BWF World Rankings

4 TPE CHOU Tien Chen

Who is best badminton player in world?

My personal favorite, Legendary Chinese Badminton player Lin Dan is at the No. 1 spot and why not, he is regarded as the greatest men’s singles player of all time by many. By the age of 28 the smash king won all nine major titles in the international badminton and completed the “Super Grand Slam”.

Who won the first gold medal in badminton Rio Olympics 2016?

Men’s singles

Games Gold Silver
2008 Beijing Lin Dan China Lee Chong Wei Malaysia
2012 London Lin Dan China Lee Chong Wei Malaysia
2016 Rio de Janeiro Chen Long China Lee Chong Wei Malaysia
2020 Tokyo Viktor Axelsen Denmark Chen Long China

Who was the first woman to win Olympic Medalet?

The first Indian woman to ever win an Olympic medal was

Name/Team Karnam Malleswari
Games 2000 Sydney
Sport Weightlifting
Event Women’s 69 kg
Date 19 September 2000

Who was the first woman to win an Olympic medal in racquet?

It was India’s first medal in any BWF major team event.

Saina Nehwal
Country India
Born 17 March 1990 Hisar, Haryana, India
Residence Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Height 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)

Who is the first Indian woman to win an Olympic medal?

Karnam Malleswari

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