Badminton at the 2016 Summer Olympics

The Badminton events of the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics will be held at the fourth pavilion of Riocentro from 11 to 20 August 2016.

Badminton at the 2016 Summer Olympics

The Badminton Event made its Olympic debut at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain.

The speeds at which the shuttlecock travels off the racquet in a smash makes badminton the fastest racquet sport in the world.

I am sure you want to know all details about Badminton at the 2016 Summer Olympics.

Rio 2016 Summer Olympics Badminton Events :

There will be five medal event namely – Men’s Singles, Men’s Doubles, Women’s Singles, Women’s Doubles and Mixed Doubles.

Men’s Singles Event : 38 men will compete for 1 medal event.

Women’s Singles Event : 38 women will compete for 1 medal event.

Men’s Doubles Event : 16 pairs will compete for 1 medal event.

Women’s Doubles Event : 16 pairs will compete for 1 medal event.

Mixed Doubles Event : 16 pairs will compete for 1 medal event.

All the five events will have Preliminary Round, Round of 16, Quarterfinals, Semifinals and Final.

Qualification of these events will be based on the BWF Ranking list to be published on 5th May 2016.

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