Korea v Denmark – Badminton Men’s Doubles Semifinals | London 2012 Olympics

Click Here to visit the Badminton Racket Shop! Korea take on Denmark in the semifinals of the men's badminton event at the London 2012 Olympic Games (4 August). Subscribe to the Olympic channel: Badminton made its debut as a demonstration sport at the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich. It was not until the 1992 Games … Continue reading “Korea v Denmark – Badminton Men’s Doubles Semifinals | London 2012 Olympics”

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Korea take on Denmark in the semifinals of the men's badminton event at the London 2012 Olympic Games (4 August).

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Badminton made its debut as a demonstration sport at the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich. It was not until the 1992 Games in Barcelona that it was officially included on the Olympic programme, with men's and women's singles and doubles events. The mixed doubles event made its debut in 1996 at the Atlanta Olympic Games. Since then, the number of events has remained unchanged.

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Badminton – Fastest sport in the WORLD!

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Unbelievable rally at the world championships 2010 in mens doubles. Markis Kido/Hendra Setiawan – FANG Chieh Min/LEE Sheng Mu

20 years of Badminton in the Olympic Games – 1992 to 2012

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Badminton made its debut as a demonstration sport at the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich. It was not until the 1992 Games in Barcelona that it was officially included on the Olympic programme, with men's and women's singles and doubles events. The mixed doubles event made its debut in 1996 at the Atlanta Olympic Games. Since then, the number of events has remained unchanged.

Although the creation of modern badminton is attributed to England, it is Asia that now dominates this sport. Between 1992 and 2008, Asian countries won 69 of the 76 medals available in Olympic competition! The dominant countries are China, Indonesia and the Republic of Korea, followed by Great Britain and Denmark.

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Lin Dan (CHN) v Lee Chong Wei (MAS) – Men’s Badminton Singles Final | London 2012 Olympics

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China's Lin Dan wins the gold medal in the men's badminton singles final against Malaysia's Lee Chong Wei.

The sport debuted at the Olympics in 1972 with this Summer's final taking place in front of a capacity crowd at Wembley Arena.

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It was not until the 1992 Games in Barcelona that badminton was officially included on the Olympic programme, with men's and women's singles and doubles events. The mixed doubles event made its debut in 1996 at the Atlanta Olympic Games. Since then, the number of events has remained unchanged.

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