The badminton women’s singles tournament at the 2012 Olympic Games in London took place from 28 July to 4 August at Wembley Arena. The draw was held on 23 July 2012. Forty-six players from 42 nations competed. In an all-Chinese final, Li Xuerui defeated reigning world number one Wang Yihan to win the gold medal.
Likewise, people ask, who won badminton 2012 Olympics?
|Men’s singles||Lin Dan China||Lee Chong Wei Malaysia|
|Men’s doubles||Cai Yun and Fu Haifeng (CHN)||Mathias Boe and Carsten Mogensen (DEN)|
|Women’s singles||Li Xuerui China||Wang Yihan China|
|Women’s doubles||Tian Qing and Zhao Yunlei (CHN)||Mizuki Fujii and Reika Kakiiwa (JPN)|
Beside this, why was polii disqualified?
Greysia Polii and Meiliana Jauhari were disqualified from the games along with the Chinese world champions and two South Korean teams for trying to deliberately lose group matches in order to gain an easier path through the knockout stages.
Who is better Saina or Sindhu?
Although Saina Nehwal still commands the head-to-head against PV Sindhu, having won everytime against the Rio silver medalist except once, it is Sindhu who fares better otherwise.
|Event||Women’s 69 kg|
|Date||19 September 2000|
Four medals were awarded in each event, including two bronzes. At the following Games in 1996, had 5 events with the addition of mixed doubles. Since 1996 there is a playoff between the two semi-final losers to determine the sole winner of the bronze medal. This format has continued to 2020 Olympics.
The badminton smash is considered the most powerful shot in badminton and is usually played on the forehand.
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.
- 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.