Quick Answer: Where did the badminton became an Olympic sport?

Badminton became an official sport at the Barcelona 1992 Olympic Games. The competition at Tokyo 2020 will consist of men’s and women’s singles, men’s and women’s doubles, and mixed doubles.

Who is best badminton player in world?

Men’s singles

BWF World Rankings (Men’s singles) as of 3 August 2021
# Country Players
1 Japan Kento Momota
2 Denmark Viktor Axelsen
3 Denmark Anders Antonsen

Why is it called badminton?

Badminton takes its name from Badminton House—home of the Duke of Beaufort in the English county of Gloucestershire. In 1873, the Duke is credited with bringing a version of the game—Poona—back from India and introducing it to his guests.

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