Here are the 5 unbreakable records in badminton history
Badminton is the sport that needs an incredible amount of flexibility and endurance. You might have seen the players stretching their bodies to hit the shuttle-cock back to the opponent.
When it comes to badminton, China is arguably the best country so far. They have been raising the best badminton players across the world since its invention.
This article will tell you about 5 unbreakable records in badminton history. Can you guess who clocked the fastest smash in history?
Unbreakable Records In Badminton
Most Olympics Medals
Gao Ling holds the record for the most Olympic medals in badminton history. She won the silver medal in women’s doubles and a gold medal in mixed doubles at the 2000 Sydney Olympics.
The Chinese female player also won a gold medal in mixed doubles and a bronze in women’s doubles at the 2004 Athens Olympics.
Lee Chong Wei holds the record for the fastest smash in badminton history. He clocked a smash at 408 kmph during the Hong Kong Open.
The Malaysian legend is considered to be one of the greatest badminton players of all time. He was caught in a doping violation case in 201 but later made a comeback in 2015.
Most Olympic Medals In Men’s Singles/Doubles History
Fu Haifeng holds the record for most Olympic medals by a men in history. He won two gold medals in 2012 and 2016, besides a silver in 2008 Beijing Olympics.
He is the only men’s doubles player to win two successive gold medals at the Olympics.
Most Titles In Men’s Singles
Here are the records hold by Lee Chong:
- Lee Chong Wei has won the most Superseries titles (46) in men’s singles history.
- He holds the record for three successive Olympics silver medals in men’s singles.
- He became the first and only player to complete the “Super Grand Slam” by the age of 28.
- The Chinese legend holds the record for two successive Olympics gold medals in men’s singles.
Most Olympic Medals By A Country
China have won the most Olympics medals in badminton, holding the record of 41 medals in history.
Besides it, let us give you an interesting fact. Meriel Lucas won an exaggerating 17 titles at the All England Championships.
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