Ten fun facts about Badminton

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Fact 1:
Badminton has been Olympic sport since 1992.

Fact 2:
The USA badminton association was established in 1936.

Fact 3:
The record for the world's shortest badminton match is only six minutes.


Fact 4:
Badminton is the world's fastest racket sport.

Fact 5:
The best badminton shuttles are made from the feathers from the left wing of a goose.

Fact 6:
The International Badminton Federation has over 150 member nations.

Fact 7:
China and Indonesia have won 70% of all IBF events.

Fact 8:
The original name of badminton was shuttlecock.

Fact 9:
16 feathers are used to make a shuttle.

Fact 10:
A shuttlecock weighs between 4.74 and 5.50 grams.

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Badminton is a racquet sport played by either two opposing players (singles) or two opposing pairs (doubles).