Badminton at the 1996 Summer Olympics

Badminton at the 1996 Summer Olympics included the four events (men's and women's singles, men's and women's doubles) as well as a new event: mixed doubles. An additional change to the tournament was the playoff game for the bronze medal rather than the awarding of two bronzes.

Badminton
at the Games of the XXVI Olympiad
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VenueGSU Sports Arena
DatesJuly 24 – August 1, 1996
No. of events5 (2 men, 2 women, 1 mixed)

The tournament was single-elimination. Matches consisted of three sets, with sets being to 15 except. The tournament was held at the Georgia State University gymnasium.

MedalistsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's singles
details
Poul-Erik Høyer Larsen
  Denmark
Dong Jiong
  China
Rashid Sidek
  Malaysia
Men's doubles
details
  Ricky Subagja
and Rexy Mainaky (INA)
  Cheah Soon Kit
and Yap Kim Hock (MAS)
  Denny Kantono
and Antonius Ariantho (INA)
Women's singles
details
Bang Soo-hyun
  South Korea
Mia Audina
  Indonesia
Susi Susanti
  Indonesia
Women's doubles
details
  Ge Fei
and Gu Jun (CHN)
  Gil Young-ah
and Jang Hye-ock (KOR)
  Qin Yiyuan
and Tang Yongshu (CHN)
Mixed doubles
details
  Kim Dong-moon
and Gil Young-ah (KOR)
  Park Joo-bong
and Ra Kyung-min (KOR)
  Liu Jianjun
and Sun Man (CHN)

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  South Korea2204
2  China1124
  Indonesia1124
4  Denmark1001
5  Malaysia0112
Totals (5 nations)55515

Participating nationsEdit

A total of 37 nations participated in this event.

ReferencesEdit

  • "Badminton at the 1996 Atlanta Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved November 1, 2010.
  • "Atlanta 1996 Olympic Games". tournamentsoftware.com. Retrieved September 14, 2019.
  • "ATLANTA 1996 OLYMPIC GAMES". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved September 14, 2019.