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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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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Badminton Women’s Doubles – Korea v China | London 2012 Olympics

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Re-live the badminton women's doubles group A game between South Korea and China from the London 2012 Olympics, 31 July.

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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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