Badminton Facts

Interesting badminton facts from around the world!

  1. Badminton is the 6th most participated sport in the UK
  2. Badminton officially granted Olympic status in 1992 Barcelona Games
  3. Badminton players run just over a mile in 1 match
  4. The Badminton Association of England was formed in 1893
  5. The first international badminton match was played in Dublin on 31st January 1903
  6. Josh Green started playing badminton at Manx Youth Games at age 10 and his highest national ranking is No 9 at Senior level
  7. Fastest recorded badminton smash was by Fu Haifeng at 206 miles per hour

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