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Badminton at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Women's singles

The badminton women's singles tournament at the 2012 Olympic Games in London took place from 28 July to 4 August at Wembley Arena.

Women's singles
at the Games of the XXX Olympiad
Venue Wembley Arena
Date 28 July to 4 August
Competitors 46 from 42 nations
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Li Xuerui  China
2nd, silver medalist(s) Wang Yihan  China
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Saina Nehwal  India
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Badminton at the
2012 Summer Olympics

Badminton pictogram.svg
Singles   men   women  
Doubles   men   women   mixed

The draw was held on 23 July 2012.[1][2] Forty-six players from 42 nations competed.

In an all-Chinese final, Li Xuerui defeated reigning world number one Wang Yihan to win the gold medal. India's Saina Nehwal took bronze.

Contents

Competition formatEdit

For the first time, the preliminary stage consisted of 16 groups of either two or three players. Each played every other member of the group with the top players advancing to the knock-out stage, ultimately leading to the winner.[3]

SeedsEdit

ResultsEdit

Group stageEdit

Group AEdit

Athlete Pld W L SW SL Pts
  Wang Yihan (CHN) 1 1 0 2 0 1
  Michelle Li (CAN) 1 0 1 0 2 0
30 July, 09:05
Athlete 1 Score Athlete 2
  Wang Yihan (CHN) 21–8
21–16
  Michelle Li (CAN)

Group BEdit

Athlete Pld W L SW SL Pts
  Bae Yeon-ju (KOR) 2 2 0 4 1 2
  Tee Jing Yi (MAS) 2 1 1 3 2 1
  Agnese Allegrini (ITA) 2 0 2 0 4 0
Athlete 1 Score Athlete 2
28 July, 8:30
  Bae Yeon-ju (KOR) 16–21
21–15
21–12
  Tee Jing Yi (MAS)
30 July, 20:54
  Agnese Allegrini (ITA) 7–21
14–21
  Tee Jing Yi (MAS)
31 July, 14:19
  Bae Yeon-ju (KOR) 21–11
21–15
  Agnese Allegrini (ITA)

Group CEdit

Athlete Pld W L SW SL Pts
  Cheng Shao-chieh (TPE) 2 2 0 4 0 2
  Neslihan Yiğit (TUR) 2 1 1 2 2 1
  Simone Prutsch (AUT) 2 0 2 0 4 0
Athlete 1 Score Athlete 2
28 July, 14:15
  Neslihan Yiğit (TUR) 21–18
21–10
  Simone Prutsch (AUT)
30 July, 13:09
  Cheng Shao-chieh (TPE) 21–11
21–9
  Simone Prutsch (AUT)
31 July, 12:30
  Cheng Shao-chieh (TPE) 21–10
21–6
  Neslihan Yiğit (TUR)

Group DEdit

Athlete Pld W L SW SL Pts
  Gu Juan (SIN) 2 2 0 4 0 2
  Victoria Na (AUS) 2 1 1 2 2 1
  Monika Fašungová (SVK) 2 0 2 0 4 0
Athlete 1 Score Athlete 2
29 July, 08:30
  Gu Juan (SIN) 21–5
21–11
  Monika Fašungová (SVK)
30 July, 08:30
  Victoria Na (AUS) 21–12
21–18
  Monika Fašungová (SVK)
31 July, 09:09
  Gu Juan (SIN) 21–10
21–7
  Victoria Na (AUS)

Group EEdit

Athlete Pld W L SW SL Pts
  Saina Nehwal (IND) 2 2 0 4 0 2
  Lianne Tan (BEL) 2 1 1 2 2 1
  Sabrina Jaquet (SUI) 2 0 2 0 4 0
Athlete 1 Score Athlete 2
28 July, 20:50
  Lianne Tan (BEL) 21–16
21–16
  Sabrina Jaquet (SUI)
29 July, 13:42
  Saina Nehwal (IND) 21–9
21–4
  Sabrina Jaquet (SUI)
30 July, 18:30
  Saina Nehwal (IND) 21–4
21–14
  Lianne Tan (BEL)

Group FEdit

Athlete Pld W L SW SL Pts
  Yao Jie (NED) 2 2 0 4 0 2
  Ragna Ingólfsdóttir (ISL) 2 1 1 2 2 1
  Akvilė Stapušaitytė (LTU) 2 0 2 0 4 0
Athlete 1 Score Athlete 2
29 July, 12:30
  Yao Jie (NED) 21–16
21–7
  Akvilė Stapušaitytė (LTU)
30 July, 19:42
  Ragna Ingólfsdóttir (ISL) 21–10
21–16
  Akvilė Stapušaitytė (LTU)
31 July, 20:54
  Yao Jie (NED) 21–12
25–23
  Ragna Ingólfsdóttir (ISL)

Group GEdit

Athlete Pld W L SW SL Pts
  Tine Baun (DEN) 2 2 0 4 1 2
  Anastasia Prokopenko (RUS) 2 1 1 3 2 1
  Kamila Augustyn (POL) 2 0 2 0 4 0
Athlete 1 Score Athlete 2
28 July, 09:05
  Anastasia Prokopenko (RUS) 21–16
21–17
  Kamila Augustyn (POL)
30 July, 19:40
  Tine Baun (DEN) 21–11
21–6
  Kamila Augustyn (POL)
31 July, 12:30
  Tine Baun (DEN) 19–21
21–15
21–16
  Anastasia Prokopenko (RUS)

Group HEdit

Athlete Pld W L SW SL Pts
  Sayaka Sato (JPN) 2 2 0 4 1 2
  Susan Egelstaff (GBR) 2 1 1 3 2 1
  Maja Tvrdy (SLO) 2 0 2 0 4 0
Athlete 1 Score Athlete 2
28 July, 12:30
  Susan Egelstaff (GBR) 21–15
21–10
  Maja Tvrdy (SLO)
29 July, 13:09
  Sayaka Sato (JPN) 22–20
21–18
  Maja Tvrdy (SLO)
31 July, 13:05
  Sayaka Sato (JPN) 18–21
21–16
21–12
  Susan Egelstaff (GBR)

Group IEdit

Athlete Pld W L SW SL Pts
  Pi Hongyan (FRA) 2 2 0 4 1 2
  Chloe Magee (IRL) 2 1 1 3 2 1
  Hadia Hosny (EGY) 2 0 2 0 4 0
Athlete 1 Score Athlete 2
29 July, 20:17
  Chloe Magee (IRL) 21–17
21–6
  Hadia Hosny (EGY)
30 July, 20:52
  Pi Hongyan (FRA) 21–11
21–9
  Hadia Hosny (EGY)
31 July, 14:17
  Pi Hongyan (FRA) 16–21
21–18
21–14
  Chloe Magee (IRL)

Group JEdit

Athlete Pld W L SW SL Pts
  Yip Pui Yin (HKG) 2 2 0 4 0 2
  Sung Ji-hyun (KOR) 2 1 1 2 2 1
  Sara Blengsli Kværnø (NOR) 2 0 2 0 4 0
Athlete 1 Score Athlete 2
28 July, 19:40
  Sung Ji-hyun (KOR) 21–8
21–5
  Sara Blengsli Kværnø (NOR)
29 July, 14:19
  Yip Pui Yin (HKG) 21–8
21–7
  Sara Blengsli Kværnø (NOR)
30 July, 13:05
  Sung Ji-hyun (KOR) 18–21
21–23
  Yip Pui Yin (HKG)

Group KEdit

Athlete Pld W L SW SL Pts
  Tai Tzu-ying (TPE) 2 2 0 4 0 2
  Anu Nieminen (FIN) 2 1 1 2 2 1
  Victoria Montero (MEX) 2 0 2 0 4 0
Athlete 1 Score Athlete 2
28 July, 13:09
  Victoria Montero (MEX) 12–21
18–21
  Anu Nieminen (FIN)
30 July, 12:30
  Tai Tzu-ying (TPE) 21–11
21–14
  Anu Nieminen (FIN)
31 July, 09:07
  Tai Tzu-ying (TPE) 21–6
21–10
  Victoria Montero (MEX)

Group LEdit

Athlete Pld W L SW SL Pts
  Li Xuerui (CHN) 2 2 0 4 0 2
  Carolina Marín (ESP) 2 1 1 2 2 1
  Claudia Rivero (PER) 2 0 2 0 4 0
Athlete 1 Score Athlete 2
28 July, 13:05
  Li Xuerui (CHN) 21–5
21–6
  Claudia Rivero (PER)
29 July, 19:05
  Li Xuerui (CHN) 21–13
21–11
  Carolina Marín (ESP)
30 July, 20:19
  Carolina Marín (ESP) 21–17
21–7
  Claudia Rivero (PER)

Group MEdit

Athlete Pld W L SW SL Pts
  Ratchanok Inthanon (THA) 2 2 0 4 0 2
  Telma Santos (POR) 2 1 1 2 2 1
  Thilini Jayasinghe (SRI) 2 0 2 0 4 0
Athlete 1 Score Athlete 2
29 July, 9:00
  Ratchanok Inthanon (THA) 21–13
21–5
  Thilini Jayasinghe (SRI)
30 July, 13:42
  Telma Santos (POR) 21–9
21–11
  Thilini Jayasinghe (SRI)
31 July, 13:42
  Ratchanok Inthanon (THA) 21–12
21–6
  Telma Santos (POR)

Group NEdit

Athlete Pld W L SW SL Pts
  Juliane Schenk (GER) 2 2 0 4 0 2
  Kristina Gavnholt (CZE) 2 1 1 2 3 1
  Larisa Griga (UKR) 2 0 2 1 4 0
Athlete 1 Score Athlete 2
28 July, 20:52
  Juliane Schenk (GER) 21–18
21–14
  Kristina Gavnholt (CZE)
29 July, 19:44
  Larisa Griga (UKR) 13–21
21–15
15–21
  Kristina Gavnholt (CZE)
30 July, 20:17
  Juliane Schenk (GER) 21–12
21–14
  Larisa Griga (UKR)

Group OEdit

Athlete Pld W L SW SL Pts
  Adriyanti Firdasari (INA) 2 2 0 4 1 2
  Petya Nedelcheva (BUL) 2 1 1 2 2 1
  Alesia Zaitsava (BLR) 2 0 2 1 4 0
Athlete 1 Score Athlete 2
29 July, 18:30
  Petya Nedelcheva (BUL) 21–7
21–19
  Alesia Zaitsava (BLR)
30 July, 9:09
  Adriyanti Firdasari (INA) 21–10
16–21
21–14
  Alesia Zaitsava (BLR)
31 July, 19:05
  Petya Nedelcheva (BUL) 10–21
15–21
  Adriyanti Firdasari (INA)

Group PEdit

Athlete Pld W L SW SL Pts
  Wang Xin (CHN) 1 1 0 2 0 1
  Rena Wang (USA) 1 0 1 0 2 0
30 July, 8:30
Athlete 1 Score Athlete 2
  Wang Xin (CHN) 21–8
21–6
  Rena Wang (USA)

FinalsEdit

Round of 16 Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
A1   Wang Yihan (CHN) 15 21 21
B1   Bae Yeon-ju (KOR) 21 14 14 A1   Wang Yihan (CHN) 21 21  
C1   Cheng Shao-chieh (TPE) 21 21   C1   Cheng Shao-chieh (TPE) 14 11  
D1   Gu Juan (SIN) 18 10   A1   Wang Yihan (CHN) 21 21  
E1   Saina Nehwal (IND) 21 21   E1   Saina Nehwal (IND) 13 13  
F1   Yao Jie (NED) 14 16   E1   Saina Nehwal (IND) 21 22  
G1   Tine Baun (DEN) 14     G1   Tine Baun (DEN) 15 20  
H1   Sayaka Sato (JPN) 15r     A1   Wang Yihan (CHN) 15 23 17
I1   Pi Hongyan (FRA) 21 12 16 L1   Li Xuerui (CHN) 21 21 21
J1   Yip Pui Yin (HKG) 13 21 21 J1   Yip Pui Yin (HKG) 12 20  
K1   Tai Tzu-ying (TPE) 16 21   L1   Li Xuerui (CHN) 21 22  
L1   Li Xuerui (CHN) 21 23   L1   Li Xuerui (CHN) 22 21   Third place
M1   R. Inthanon (THA) 21 21   P1   Wang Xin (CHN) 20 18  
N1   Juliane Schenk (GER) 16 15   M1   R. Inthanon (THA) 21 18 14 E1   Saina Nehwal (IND) 18 0  
O1   Adriyanti Firdasari (INA) 15 8   P1   Wang Xin (CHN) 17 21 21 P1   Wang Xin (CHN) 21 1 (r)  
P1   Wang Xin (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. ^ Women’s singles competition format. Accessed 2 May 2012.

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