Badminton Statistics

January 31, 2010 at 1:56 pm | Posted in General | Leave a comment

Found these stats from the 2004 Olympic Games; still looking for 2008 which I’m sure are even more impressive.  Source site: Badminton World Federation.

Badminton – Olympic Games -Athens 2004

Men’s Singles

Gold Medal Taufik Hidayat (Indonesia)
Number of matches 32 (73 games for 1671 points scored)
Total duration time 27 hours 23 minutes (average of 51 minutes per match)
Total shuttles used 685 (average of 21.4 per match)
Longest match 82 minutes (Chen/Jonassen)
Shortest match 18 minutes (Ponsana/Dednam)
Longest rally/Strokes 58 seconds/56 strokes

Women’s Singles

Gold Medal Zhang Ning (China)
Number of matches 32 (78 games for 1296 points scored)
Total duration time 20 hours 33 minutes (average of 38 min/match)
Total shuttles used 297 (average of 9.3 per match)
Longest match 70 minutes (Audina/Zhang)
Shortest match 15 minutes (Zhou/Nedelcheva)
Longest rally/Strokes 55 seconds/36 strokes 1 yellow card (Audina)

Men’s Doubles

Gold Medal Ha Tae Kwon/Kim Dong Moon (Korea)
Number of matches 22 (50 games for 1125 points scored)
Total duration time 17 hours 20 minutes (average of 47 min/match)
Total shuttles used 409 (average of 18.6 per match)
Longest match 84 minutes
Shortest match 23 minutes (Chan/Chew Vs Velkos/Patis)
(Matsuda/Ohtsuka Vs Cai/Fu)
Longest rally/Strokes 56 seconds/65 strokes

Women’s Doubles

Gold Medal Zhang Jiewen/Yang Wei (China)
Number of matches 23 (53 games for 1173 points scored)
Total duration time 19 hours 35 minutes (average of 51 min / match)
Total shuttles used 325 (14.1 per match)
Longest match 104 minutes (Bronze medal match)
Shortest match 19 minutes (Grether/Schenk Vs Edwards/Botts)
Longest rally/Strokes 92 seconds/94 strokes

Mixed Doubles

Gold Medal Zhang Jun/Gao Ling (China)
Number of matches 23 (54 games for 1231 points scored)
Total duration time 17 hours 32 minutes (45 min / match)
Total shuttles used 289 (12.6 per match)
Longest match 93 minutes (Final)
Shortest match 17 minutes (Tsai/Cheng Vs Dednam/Uys)
Longest rally/Strokes 153 seconds/60 strokes
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January 30, 2010 at 11:21 am | Posted in General | Leave a comment

From our membership to world travels, Asheville Badminton Club members come and go all over the world. Picture:  Chris Mathis  in India with a badminton fan.

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