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.
Similarly, 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)|
Moreover, who won women’s singles badminton match?
China’s Chen Yu Fei defeated world No. 1 Chen beat Tai Tzu-Ying of Taiwan 21-18, 19-21, 21-18 to clinch the gold medal in the women’s singles badminton even at the Tokyo Olympics.
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.
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.
She won the long jump at the 1964 Summer Olympics by breaking the world record, the first British female to win an Olympic gold medal in track and field. She remains the only Great Britain female athlete to win three medals in a single Games.
|1||Soviet Union (URS)*||80|
|2||East Germany (GDR)||47|