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Badminton at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Men's singles

The badminton men's singles tournament at the 2012 Olympic Games in London took place from 28 July to 5 August at Wembley Arena.

Men's singles
at the Games of the XXX Olympiad
Venue Wembley Arena
Date 28 July to 5 August
Competitors 40 from 34 nations
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Lin Dan  China
2nd, silver medalist(s) Lee Chong Wei  Malaysia
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Chen Long  China
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The draw was held on 23 July 2012.[1][2] Forty players from 34 nations competed in the event. China's Lin Dan won the gold medal, defeating Lee Chong Wei from Malaysia in the final. Chen Long, also of China, won the bronze medal.

Contents

Competition formatEdit

The tournament started with a group phase round-robin followed by a knockout stage.[3]

SeedsEdit

ResultsEdit

Group stageEdit

Group AEdit

Athlete Pld W L SW SL Pts
  Lee Chong Wei (MAS) 1 1 0 2 1 1
  Ville Lång (FIN) 1 0 1 1 2 0
30 July, 20:15
Athlete 1 Score Athlete 2
  Lee Chong Wei (MAS) 21–8
14–21
21–11
  Ville Lång (FIN)

Group BEdit

Athlete Pld W L SW SL Pts
  Simon Santoso (INA) 2 2 0 4 0 2
  Raul Must (EST) 2 1 1 2 2 1
  Michael Lahnsteiner (AUT) 2 0 2 0 4 0
Athlete 1 Score Athlete 2
28 July, 20:19
  Michael Lahnsteiner (AUT) 14–21
18–21
  Raul Must (EST)
29 July, 13:07
  Simon Santoso (INA) 21–12
21–8
  Raul Must (EST)
31 July, 13:07
  Simon Santoso (INA) 21–11
21–7
  Michael Lahnsteiner (AUT)

Group CEdit

Athlete Pld W L SW SL Pts
  Niluka Karunaratne (SRI) 1 1 0 2 0 1
  Kenichi Tago (JPN) 1 0 1 0 2 0
30 July, 09:07
Athlete 1 Score Athlete 2
  Kenichi Tago (JPN) 18–21
16–21
  Niluka Karunaratne (SRI)

Group DEdit

Athlete Pld W L SW SL Pts
  Parupalli Kashyap (IND) 2 2 0 4 0 2
  Nguyen Tien Minh (VIE) 2 1 1 2 3 1
  Yuhan Tan (BEL) 2 0 2 1 4 0
Athlete 1 Score Athlete 2
28 July, 09:42
  Parupalli Kashyap (IND) 21–14
21–12
  Yuhan Tan (BEL)
29 July, 19:07
  Nguyen Tien Minh (VIE) 17–21
21–14
21–10
  Yuhan Tan (BEL)
31 July, 08:30
  Nguyen Tien Minh (VIE) 9–21
14–21
  Parupalli Kashyap (IND)

Group EEdit

Athlete Pld W L SW SL Pts
  Chen Long (CHN) 1 1 0 2 0 1
  Boonsak Ponsana (THA) 1 0 1 0 2 0
29 July, 13:40
Athlete 1 Score Athlete 2
  Chen Long (CHN) 21–12
21–17
  Boonsak Ponsana (THA)

Group FEdit

Athlete Pld W L SW SL Pts
  Wong Wing Ki (HKG) 2 2 0 4 0 2
  Brice Leverdez (FRA) 2 1 1 2 2 1
  Edwin Ekiring (UGA) 2 0 2 0 4 0
Athlete 1 Score Athlete 2
28 July, 19:42
  Brice Leverdez (FRA) 21–12
21–11
  Edwin Ekiring (UGA)
30 July, 08:30
  Wong Wing Ki (HKG) 21–10
21–8
  Edwin Ekiring (UGA)
31 July, 20:50
  Wong Wing Ki (HKG) 21–11
21–16
  Brice Leverdez (FRA)

Group GEdit

Athlete Pld W L SW SL Pts
  Peter Gade (DEN) 1 1 0 2 0 1
  Pedro Martins (POR) 1 0 1 0 2 0
30 July, 19:44
Athlete 1 Score Athlete 2
  Peter Gade (DEN) 21–14
21–8
  Pedro Martins (POR)

Group HEdit

Athlete Pld W L SW SL Pts
  Shon Wan-ho (KOR) 2 2 0 4 0 2
  Vladimir Ivanov (RUS) 2 1 1 2 2 1
  Hsu Jen-hao (TPE) 2 0 2 0 4 0
Athlete 1 Score Athlete 2
28 July, 13:40
  Shon Wan-ho (KOR) 21–15
21–19
  Vladimir Ivanov (RUS)
30 July, 13:07
  Hsu Jen-hao (TPE) 15–21
13–21
  Vladimir Ivanov (RUS)
31 July, 13:44
  Shon Wan-ho (KOR) 21–14
21–10
  Hsu Jen-hao (TPE)

Group IEdit

Athlete Pld W L SW SL Pts
  Jan Ø. Jørgensen (DEN) 2 2 0 4 0 2
  Derek Wong (SIN) 2 1 1 2 2 1
  Misha Zilberman (ISR) 2 0 2 0 4 0
Athlete 1 Score Athlete 2
28 July, 20:54
  Jan Ø. Jørgensen (DEN) 21–13
21–12
  Misha Zilberman (ISR)
29 July, 13:44
  Derek Wong (SIN) 21–9
21–15
  Misha Zilberman (ISR)
31 July, 19:09
  Jan Ø. Jørgensen (DEN) 21–17
21–14
  Derek Wong (SIN)

Group JEdit

Athlete Pld W L SW SL Pts
  Lee Hyun-il (KOR) 1 1 0 2 0 1
  Rodrigo Pacheco (PER) 1 0 1 0 2 0
29 July, 09:05
Athlete 1 Score Athlete 2
  Lee Hyun-il (KOR) 21–12
21–7
  Rodrigo Pacheco (PER)

Group KEdit

Athlete Pld W L SW SL Pts
  Marc Zwiebler (GER) 2 2 0 4 1 2
  Dmytro Zavadsky (UKR) 2 1 1 3 2 1
  Mohamed Ajfan Rasheed (MDV) 2 0 2 0 4 0
Athlete 1 Score Athlete 2
28 July, 09:09
  Marc Zwiebler (GER) 21–9
21–6
  Mohamed Ajfan Rasheed (MDV)
30 July, 13:44
  Dmytro Zavadsky (UKR) 21–8
21–8
  Mohamed Ajfan Rasheed (MDV)
31 July, 19:44
  Marc Zwiebler (GER) 17–21
21–10
21–16
  Dmytro Zavadsky (UKR)

Group LEdit

Athlete Pld W L SW SL Pts
  Chen Jin (CHN) 1 1 0 2 0 1
  Przemysław Wacha (POL) 1 0 1 0 2 0
30 July, 20:50
Athlete 1 Score Athlete 2
  Chen Jin (CHN) 21–15
21–8
  Przemysław Wacha (POL)

Group MEdit

Athlete Pld W L SW SL Pts
  Kevin Cordón (GUA) 2 2 0 4 2 2
  Rajiv Ouseph (GBR) 2 1 1 3 3 1
  Henri Hurskainen (SWE) 2 0 2 2 4 0
Athlete 1 Score Athlete 2
28 July, 13:42
  Kevin Cordón (GUA) 15–21
21–12
21–14
  Henri Hurskainen (SWE)
29 July, 20:15
  Rajiv Ouseph (GBR) 22–20
17–21
21–15
  Henri Hurskainen (SWE)
31 July, 13:40
  Rajiv Ouseph (GBR) 21–12
17–21
19–21
  Kevin Cordón (GUA)

Group NEdit

Athlete Pld W L SW SL Pts
  Sho Sasaki (JPN) 1 1 0 2 0 1
  Virgil Soeroredjo (SUR) 1 0 1 0 2 0
29 July, 08:30
Athlete 1 Score Athlete 2
  Sho Sasaki (JPN) 21–12
21–7
  Virgil Soeroredjo (SUR)

Group OEdit

Athlete Pld W L SW SL Pts
  Taufik Hidayat (INA) 2 2 0 4 0 2
  Pablo Abián (ESP) 2 1 1 2 3 1
  Petr Koukal (CZE) 2 0 2 1 4 0
Athlete 1 Score Athlete 2
28 July, 13:44
  Taufik Hidayat (INA) 21–8
21–8
  Petr Koukal (CZE)
29 July, 20:54
  Pablo Abián (ESP) 21–17
16–21
21–16
  Petr Koukal (CZE)
31 July, 09:05
  Taufik Hidayat (INA) 22–20
21–11
  Pablo Abián (ESP)

Group PEdit

Athlete Pld W L SW SL Pts
  Lin Dan (CHN) 1 1 0 2 0 1
  Scott Evans (IRL) 1 0 1 0 2 0
30 July, 14:15
Athlete 1 Score Athlete 2
  Lin Dan (CHN) 21–8
21–14
  Scott Evans (IRL)

FinalsEdit

Round of 16 Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
A1   Lee Chong Wei (MAS) 21 21  
B1   Simon Santoso (INA) 12 8   A1   Lee Chong Wei (MAS) 21 21  
C1   Niluka Karunaratne (SRI) 14 21 9 D1   Parupalli Kashyap (IND) 19 11  
D1   Parupalli Kashyap (IND) 21 15 21 A1   Lee Chong Wei (MAS) 21 21  
E1   Chen Long (CHN) 21 21   E1   Chen Long (CHN) 13 14  
F1   Wong Wing Ki (HKG) 17 17   E1   Chen Long (CHN) 21 21  
G1   Peter Gade (DEN) 21 21   G1   Peter Gade (DEN) 16 13  
H1   Shon Wan-ho (KOR) 9 16   A1   Lee Chong Wei (MAS) 21 10 19
I1   Jan Ø. Jørgensen (DEN) 17 13   P1   Lin Dan (CHN) 15 21 21
J1   Lee Hyun-il (KOR) 21 21   J1   Lee Hyun-il (KOR) 21 21  
K1   Marc Zwiebler (GER) 21 12 9 L1   Chen Jin (CHN) 15 16  
L1   Chen Jin (CHN) 19 21 21 J1   Lee Hyun-il (KOR) 12 10   Third place
M1   Kevin Cordón (GUA) 21 10   P1   Lin Dan (CHN) 21 21  
N1   Sho Sasaki (JPN) 23 21   N1   Sho Sasaki (JPN) 12 21 16 E1   Chen Long (CHN) 21 15 21
O1   Taufik Hidayat (INA) 9 12   P1   Lin Dan (CHN) 21 16 21 J1   Lee Hyun-il (KOR) 12 21 15
P1   Lin Dan (CHN) 21 21  

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Draw announced for Olympic Badminton competition". london2012.com. 23 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "LIVE DRAW: London 2012 Olympic Games". bwfbadminton.org. 23 July 2012. 
  3. ^ Men's singles competition format. Accessed 2 May 2012.

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