|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|
|2020 Tokyo →|
Correspondingly, who won Rio 2016 badminton?
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.
|2016 Rio de Janeiro||Women’s singles|
|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.
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.
BWF World Rankings
|RANK||COUNTRY / TERRITORY||PLAYER|
|4||TPE||CHOU Tien Chen|
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”.
|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|
The first Indian woman to ever win an Olympic medal was
|Event||Women’s 69 kg|
|Date||19 September 2000|
It was India’s first medal in any BWF major team event.
|Born||17 March 1990 Hisar, Haryana, India|
|Residence||Hyderabad, Telangana, India|
|Height||1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)|