Most important badminton competitions

Badminton is one of those sports unknown to many, but which arouses interest in other countries of the world, such as the Scandinavians. Denmark is a world power, just below China e Indonesia.

Interest in Spain has increased thanks to the Huelva Carolina Marin, who has been three times World Champion, four times European Champion and Olympic Gold in Rio 2016.

To learn more about this exciting sport, we are going to collect what are the most important tournaments in the world of badminton.

Is the most prestigious competition and known from badminton world. Its creation dates back to 1899 and is held annually in the British town of Birmingham. Until the arrival of the World Cup, in the mid-seventies, it was considered the most important tournament. Although it has been slightly relegated, it still has an appeal for professionals.

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Is he sporting event most important in history and badminton is Olympic discipline since Barcelona 1992Although it was a demonstration sport in Munich 1972. Over the years, modalities have been added and currently there are five: Male and female individualities, male and female doubles and mixed doubles. Carolina Marin She is the current holder of the Olympic Gold after her performance in Rio 2016.

Along with the Olympics is the world‘s most prestigious badminton competition. It originated in 1977 in the Swedish town of Malmo. It started to be held every two years but, since 2006, it takes place annually, except for the years in which there are Olympics.

The European Badminton Championship has taken place since 1968 and has been held every even year since then with the aim of determining the best players of the old continent. The 2018 edition was held in Spain for the first time; specifically in Huelva. Denmark is the most awarded country with a total of 233 medals.

Carolina Marín at the end of a badminton match

Carolina Marín, Spanish icon in the world of badmintoncuatro.com

China e Indonesia are the leading countries in badminton. Therefore, asian championships They are a must. They take celebrating since 1962 and in them the best oriental players are determined in the individual and doubles categories, both male and female.

Although it no longer exists, because ceased to be held in 2000, it was a championship similar to the tennis Masters Cup, in which the best classified of this sport congregated.

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