China's Lin Dan wins the gold medal in the males's badminton singles final against Malaysia's Lee Chong Wei.
The sport debuted at the Olympics in 1972 with this Summer season's final occurring in front of a capacity crowd at Wembley Arena.
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It was not up until the 1992 Games in Barcelona that badminton was officially consisted of on the Olympic programme, with guys's and women's singles and doubles occasions. The combined doubles occasion made its launching in 1996 at the Atlanta Olympic Games. Since then, the variety of occasions has actually stayed the same.
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