Badminton
at the 1970 Asian Games
VenueKittikachorn Stadium[1]
Dates9–20 December
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Badminton tournaments were held for the third time at the 6th Asian Games in 1970 in Bangkok, Thailand from 9 to 20 December 1970.

Singles, doubles, and team events were contested for both men and women. Mixed Doubles were also contested.

Medalists

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's singles
details
Punch Gunalan
 Malaysia
Muljadi
 Indonesia
Sangob Rattanusorn
 Thailand
Ippei Kojima
 Japan
Men's doubles
details
 Malaysia
Ng Boon Bee
Punch Gunalan
 Japan
Junji Honma
Shoichi Toganoo
 Indonesia
Rudy Hartono
Indra Gunawan
 Thailand
Chavalert Chumkum
Pornchai Sakuntaniyom
Men's team
details
 Indonesia
Indra Gunawan
Rudy Hartono
Indratno
Mintarja
Muljadi
 Thailand
Soonchai Akyapisut
Chavalert Chumkum
Bandid Jaiyen
Sangob Rattanusorn
Pornchai Sakuntaniyom
Tuly Ulao
 Malaysia
Punch Gunalan
Lee Kok Peng
Abdul Rahman Mohamed
Ng Boon Bee
Ng Tat Wai
Tan Soon Hooi
 Japan
Junji Honma
Ippei Kojima
Hiroshi Taniguch
Shoichi Toganoo
Women's singles
details
Hiroe Yuki
 Japan
Thongkam Kingmanee
 Thailand
Minarni
 Indonesia
Sylvia Ng
 Malaysia
Women's doubles
details
 Japan
Etsuko Takenaka
Machiko Aizawa
 Indonesia
Retno Kustijah
Nurhaena
 Malaysia
Rosalind Singha Ang
Teoh Siew Yong
 Thailand
Sumol Chanklum
Achara Pattabongs
Women's team
details
 Japan
Machiko Aizawa
Mariko Nishio
Etsuko Takenaka
Hiroe Yuki
 Thailand
Sumol Chanklum
Boobpa Kaentong
Thongkam Kingmanee
Petchroong Liengtrakulngam
Achara Pattabongs
 South Korea
Han Sook-ee
Joon Im-soon
Kang Young-sin
Kim Jong-ja
 Indonesia
Utami Dewi Kurniawan
Retno Kustijah
Minarni
Nurhaena
Poppy Tumengkol
Theresia Widiastuti
Mixed doubles
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 Malaysia
Ng Boon Bee
Sylvia Ng
 Thailand
Bandid Jaiyen
Achara Pattabongs
 Japan
Ippei Kojima
Etsuko Takenaka
 Indonesia
Rudy Hartono
Minarni

Medal table

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Japan (JPN)3137
2 Malaysia (MAL)3036
3 Indonesia (INA)1247
4 Thailand (THA)0437
5 South Korea (KOR)0011
Totals (5 entries)771428

Semifinal results

Discipline Winner Runner-up Score
Men's singles Malaysia Punch Gunalan Thailand Sangob Rattanusorn 18–17, 15–10
Indonesia Muljadi Japan Ippei Kojima 17–15, 11–15, 15–10
Women's singles Japan Hiroe Yuki Indonesia Minarni 7–11, 7–8[2]
Thailand Thongkam Kingmanee Malaysia Sylvia Ng 11–7, 11–4
Men's doubles Malaysia Ng Boon Bee
Malaysia Punch Gunalan
Indonesia Rudy Hartono
Indonesia Indra Gunawan
15–12, 10–15, 15–10
Japan Junji Honma
Japan Shoichi Toganoo
Thailand Chavalert Chumkum
Thailand Pornchai Sakuntaniyom
15–8, 15–8
Women's doubles Japan Machiko Aizawa
Japan Etsuko Takenaka
Thailand Achara Pattabongs
Thailand Sumol Chanklum
15–6, 15–2
Indonesia Nurhaena
Indonesia Retno Kustijah
Malaysia Teoh Siew Yong
Malaysia Rosalind Singha Ang
15–5, 15–10
Mixed doubles Malaysia Ng Boon Bee
Malaysia Sylvia Ng
Japan Ippei Kojima
Japan Etsuko Takenaka
–, –
Thailand Bandid Jaiyen
Thailand Achara Pattabongs
Indonesia Rudy Hartono
Indonesia Minarni
walkover[3]

Final results

Discipline Winner Finalist Score
Men's singles Malaysia Punch Gunalan Indonesia Muljadi 4–15, 15–3, 15–12
Women's singles Japan Hiroe Yuki Thailand Thongkam Kingmanee 12–9, 11–8
Men's doubles Malaysia Ng Boon Bee
Malaysia Punch Gunalan
Japan Junji Honma
Japan Shoichi Toganoo
5–15, 15–8, 15–7
Women's doubles Japan Machiko Aizawa
Japan Etsuko Takenaka
Indonesia Nurhaena
Indonesia Retno Kustijah
15–11, 15–6
Mixed doubles[4] Malaysia Ng Boon Bee
Malaysia Sylvia Ng
Thailand Bandid Jaiyen
Thailand Achara Pattabongs
18–13, 11–15, 15–10

References

  1. ^ "Indonesia, Korea move into semifinals". Singapore Herald. 11 December 1970. p. 23 – via NewspaperSG.
  2. ^ Minarni twisted her knee while leading a game and one point against Hiroe Yuki
  3. ^ Minarni injured
  4. ^ "捷報均打雙單子男球羽:拉查阿與迪邦國泰勝亦打雙合混;牌金三添連馬". Nanyang Siang Pau (in Simplified Chinese). 20 December 1970. p. 21. Retrieved 15 September 2023 – via NewspaperSG.