Badminton at the Summer Paralympics
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Governing bodyBadminton World Federation
Events14 (men: 7; women: 6; mixed: 1)
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Para-Badminton debuted at the 2020 Summer Paralympics held in Tokyo, Japan.[1]

Para-Badminton is a variant of the badminton for athletes with a variety of physical disabilities. The sport is governed by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) since 2011.[2]

Summary

Games Year Events Best nation
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16 2020 14  China

History

The 2020 Summer Olympics makes the debut appearance of badminton, with 14 events hold.

Events

Current program
Event 20
Men Singles WH1
Singles WH2
Singles SL3
Singles SL4
Singles SU5
Singles SS6
Doubles WH1–WH2
Women Singles WH1
Singles WH2
Singles SL4
Singles SU5
Doubles WH1–WH2
Doubles SL3–SU5
Mixed Doubles SL3–SU5
Events 14

Medal table

See also: List of Paralympic medalists in badminton

As of the 2020 Paralympics
RankNPCGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 China (CHN)53210
2 Japan (JPN)3159
3 Indonesia (INA)2226
4 India (IND)2114
5 France (FRA)1102
6 Malaysia (MAS)1001
7 South Korea (KOR)0314
8 Great Britain (GBR)0112
 Hong Kong (HKG)0112
 Thailand (THA)0112
Totals (10 NPCs)14141442

Successful national teams

Below is the gold medalists showed based on category and countries after the 2020 Summer Olympics. Bolded numbers below indicate a country as the overall winner of Olympic badminton of that year.

As of the 2020 Paralympics
Rank Country 20 Total
1  China 5 5
2  Japan 3 3
3  Indonesia 2 2
 India 2 2
5  France 1 1
 Malaysia 1 1
Total 14 14

Medal summary by event

Men's singles

Men's singles WH1

As of 2020 Olympics
RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 China (CHN)1001
2 South Korea (KOR)0112
Totals (2 nations)1113

Men's singles WH2

As of 2020 Olympics
RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Japan (JPN)1001
2 South Korea (KOR)0101
3 Hong Kong (HKG)0011
Totals (3 nations)1113

Men's singles SL3

As of 2020 Olympics
RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 India (IND)1012
2 Great Britain (GBR)0101
Totals (2 nations)1113

Men's singles SL4

As of 2020 Olympics
RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 France (FRA)1001
2 India (IND)0101
3 Indonesia (INA)0011
Totals (3 nations)1113

Men's singles SU5

As of 2020 Olympics
RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Malaysia (MAS)1001
2 Indonesia (INA)0112
Totals (2 nations)1113

Men's singles SH6

As of 2020 Olympics
RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 India (IND)1001
2 Hong Kong (HKG)0101
3 Great Britain (GBR)0011
Totals (3 nations)1113

Women's singles

Women's singles WH1

As of 2020 Olympics
RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Japan (JPN)1001
2 Thailand (THA)0101
3 China (CHN)0011
Totals (3 nations)1113

Women's singles WH2

As of 2020 Olympics
RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 China (CHN)1102
2 Japan (JPN)0011
Totals (2 nations)1113

Women's singles SL4

As of 2020 Olympics
RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 China (CHN)1012
2 Indonesia (INA)0101
Totals (2 nations)1113

Women's singles SU5

As of 2020 Olympics
RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 China (CHN)1001
2 Japan (JPN)0112
Totals (2 nations)1113

Men's doubles

Men's doubles WH1–WH2

As of 2020 Olympics
RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 China (CHN)1001
2 South Korea (KOR)0101
3 Japan (JPN)0011
Totals (3 nations)1113

Women's doubles

Women's doubles WH1–WH2

As of 2020 Olympics
RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Japan (JPN)1001
2 China (CHN)0101
3 Thailand (THA)0011
Totals (3 nations)1113

Women's doubles SL3–SU5

As of 2020 Olympics
RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Indonesia (INA)1001
2 China (CHN)0101
3 Japan (JPN)0011
Totals (3 nations)1113

Mixed doubles

Mixed doubles SL3–SU5

As of 2020 Olympics
RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Indonesia (INA)1001
2 France (FRA)0101
3 Japan (JPN)0011
Totals (3 nations)1113

Competition

Paralympics badminton consists of a group stage and single-elimination tournament. Each match is played to the best of three games. Games are up to 21 points. Rally scoring is used, meaning a player does not need to be serving to score. A player must win by two points or be the first player to 30 points.

Participating nations

The following nations have taken part in the badminton competition. The numbers in the table indicate the number of competitors sent to that year's Paralympics.

Nation 2020 Year
 Australia 2 1
 Brazil 1 1
 Canada 1 1
 China 9 1
 Chinese Taipei 1 1
 Denmark 1 1
 Egypt 1 1
 France 6 1
 Germany 6 1
 Great Britain 4 1
 Hong Kong 2 1
 India 7 1
 Indonesia 7 1
 Israel 1 1
 Japan 13 1
 Malaysia 2 1
 Netherlands 1 1
 Norway 1 1
 Peru 1 1
 Poland 1 1
 Portugal 1 1
 RPC 1 1
 South Korea 7 1
 Switzerland 2 1
 Thailand 7 1
 Turkey 2 1
 Uganda 1 1
 Ukraine 1 1
Nations 28 28
Year 2020 1

See also

References

  1. ^ "Towards Tokyo 2020 - Badminton, a paralympic sport". bwfbadminton.com. Retrieved 2018-12-07.
  2. ^ "Badminton | IPC". Paralympic.org. Retrieved 2018-12-07.