Quick Answer: Who won Olympic medal in badminton?

What country won badminton Olympics?

Indonesia Wins Badminton Gold for the 8th Time – The New York Times. Olympics|One sport has gifted Indonesia all its Olympic golds. The streak continues in Tokyo.

Who was first woman to win Olympic medal?

British tennis champion Charlotte Cooper was the first woman to win an Olympic gold medal in an individual event. Cooper defeated French player Hélène Prévost in straight sets (6-1, 6-4) on July 11.

Who is India’s best badminton player?

Parupalli Kashyap is an Indian badminton player and currently, the top-ranked Indian male badminton player. He is also the number one ranked Indian badminton player in male singles.

Parupalli Kashyap: Famous Badminton Players of India.

Born 8 Sept 1986
Spouse Saina Nehwal
Parents Uday Shankar, Subhadra Shankar

Has America ever won a gold medal in badminton?

At the Toronto 2015 Pan American Games, the U.S. badminton team tied its best gold-medal performance with three, completing a gold-medal sweep in all three doubles events and amassing six total medals.

How many medals are awarded in badminton at the Olympics?

Badminton had its debut as official event on the 1992 Summer Olympics and has been contested in eight Olympiads. 74 different nations have appeared in the Olympic badminton competitions, with 19 appearing all seven times.

Medal table.

IT IS IMPORTANT:  Best answer: What will the 2021 Olympics be called?
Nation China (CHN)
Gold 20
Silver 12
Bronze 15
Total 47

Who won Olympic badminton 2021?

1 – Viktor Axelsen defeats reigning Olympic champion to clinch title. Denmark’s Viktor Axelsen added his name to the history books when he became only the second player from outside of Asia to clinch the men’s singles title.

Who won badminton?

Denmark’s Viktor Axelsen dethroned reigning champion Chen Long after a superb performance in the final of the badminton men’s singles at Tokyo 2020. The 27-year-old defeated China’s Rio 2016 gold medallist 21-15, 21-12 to become the first European winner of the Olympic title for 25 years.

Who invented badminton?

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.