Since the inception of Badminton as a global sport, it has now become one of the most popular sports around the world. Although Asian countries dominated this sport from a very early stage of its inception. In this article, we will rank 1op 5 Asian countries in Badminton.
Malaysia has been an impressive nation in badminton. They have given many famous and successful players to the world like Lee Chong Wei, Goh V Shem, and Tan Wee Kiong. Currently are in a struggling phase but with emerging stars like Lee Zii Jia. Their future seems to be bright.
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#4 South Korea
Talking about South Korea they have given some of the finest stars in the women’s category. South Korea does not have any big names in the men’s category. Women’s doubles are their strongest discipline in badminton where they have starts like Lee So Hee and Shin Seung Chan(World no. 4), Kim So Yeong and Kong Hee Yong(World no. 6), Chang Ye Na and Kim Hye Rin(World no. 9), and Baek Ha Na and Jung Kyung Eun(World no. 10).
Badminton is the national sport of Indonesia and men’s doubles is the category where they are the strongest. They have 3 pairs under the top 10 position in the world. All the players are incredibly good players with speed, stamina, and coordination. There weakest category in badminton in women’s singles. Indonesia has won gold medals at least in one category in all the Olympics since 1992 except in 2012.
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Japan is a very successful nation when it comes to badminton, they are strong in all the categories of the game. also, they have given some of the world-class players in the world like Kento Momota is the most popular name you will hear from Japan in the men’s singles category. Their weakest category could be mixed doubles but there too they have players like Praveen Jordan and Melati Daeva in the top 10 list.
China is the most successful nation in badminton. They dominated this sport in every aspect and also from a very early time. They also have given some of the most successful badminton players like Lin Dan and Wang Yihan. Although the men’s singles category of China has now become weak there, the mixed doubles category is the strongest in the world as they got two pairs in the top 10s. they have fast and talented players in almost all the categories and disciplines of the game.