What are the 5 badminton events in the Olympics?

Olympic badminton consists of five events – men’s singles and doubles, women’s singles and doubles, and mixed doubles. Each involves a single-elimination tournament, with the top eight players or pairs seeded. The Badminton World Federation’s ranking list is used to determine qualification for the Olympic tournament.

Who won 2020 badminton Olympics?


Event Gold Bronze
Men’s singles Viktor Axelsen Denmark Anthony Sinisuka Ginting Indonesia
Men’s doubles Lee Yang and Wang Chi-lin (TPE) Aaron Chia and Soh Wooi Yik (MAS)
Women’s singles Chen Yufei China P. V. Sindhu India
Women’s doubles Greysia Polii and Apriyani Rahayu (INA) Kim So-yeong and Kong Hee-yong (KOR)

How many badminton Olympic games are there?

Badminton at the Summer Olympics
IOC Discipline Code BDM
Governing body BWF
Events 5 (men: 2; women: 2; mixed: 1)

When did badminton qualify for the 2012 Olympics?

The Olympic qualification period was between 2 May 2011 and 29 April 2012, and the Badminton World Federation rankings list, published on 3 May 2012, was used to allocate spots. Nations could enter a maximum of three players.

When is the SEA Games 2022 badminton competition?

The badminton competition at the SEA Games 2022 (Postponed from 2021) because of COVID) runs from Friday 13 May to Saturday 21 Saturday May 2022, and will capture the attention of millions across the world. No wonder when you have the likes of world champion Loh Kean Yew and Olympic champion Apriyani Rahayu ready to play.

Which countries were expelled from the 2012 Olympic women’s doubles badminton competition?

But an appeal from South Korea over the expulsion of two pairs from the London 2012 women’s doubles competition has been rejected. The Badminton World Federation also announced that Indonesia withdrew an appeal against their disqualification.

Is badminton an Olympic sport?

The game of badminton dates back centuries but has been an Olympic sport only since 1992. Competition has been dominated by China, Indonesia, South Korea and Denmark, according to the federation. Although not widely played in the United States, badminton – viewed as one of the fastest racket sports – is popular in many European and Asian nations.