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Flight of the Shuttlecock: Mastering the Art of Badminton in Paris 2024 Olympics

Sports: badminton

A racket sport played with shuttlecocks, where players hit it back and forth over a net.

2024 Summer Olympics in Paris

Here are some updates about the 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris:
  • The games will take place from July 26 to August 11, 2024
  • The 2024 games will be the first to include breaking (also known as breakdancing) as an event
  • The 2024 games will be the first to have an equal number of men’s and women’s athletes
  • The games will include four new sports: breaking, sport climbing, skateboarding, and surfing
  • The games will be the last to be held during the presidency of IOC President Thomas Bach
  • The games are expected to cost €8.3 billion
  • The top 15 players on the Official World Golf Rankings (OWGR) are eligible for the Olympic Games, up to a maximum of four golfers from a single country
  • Thomas Jolly has been appointed as the artistic director of the four opening and closing ceremonies 

Basics

Players hit a shuttlecock over the net using a racket. The aim is to make the shuttlecock land in the opponent’s court. Matches are played in sets, with points scored for rallies won.

Number of Countries Participating in Olympics 2024

Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Barbados, Belgium, Bermuda, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, British Virgin Islands, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Canada, Cayman Islands, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, The Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Grenada, Guam, Guatemala, Guinea-Bissau, Hong Kong, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Individual Neutral Athletes, Indonesia, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Mali, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Niger, Nigeria, North Korea, Norway, Pakistan, Palestine, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Refugee Olympic Team, Romania, Rwanda, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, South Sudan, Spain, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Chinese Taipei, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

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How Famous the Sports – badminton is

badminton is famous in more than 183 countries.

Latest Winners to Remember

Event: Men’s Singles

Gold Medal WInner and Country

Viktor Axelsen (Denmark)

Silver Medal WInner and Country

Chen Long (China)

Bronze Medal WInner and Country

Anthony Sinisuka Ginting (Indonesia)

badminton in Paris 2024 Olympics

Wishing all participants the best of luck at the Paris 2024 Olympics! May your hard work, dedication, and sportsmanship shine bright on the world stage. Go for gold!

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