Badminton at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Men's singles

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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
Gold medal    China
Silver medal    Malaysia
Bronze medal    China
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Badminton at the
2012 Summer Olympics

Badminton pictogram.svg
Singles   men   women  
Doubles   men   women   mixed

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

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.

Competition format[edit]

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

Seeds[edit]

Results[edit]

Group stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

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 B[edit]

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 C[edit]

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 D[edit]

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 E[edit]

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 F[edit]

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 G[edit]

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 H[edit]

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 I[edit]

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 J[edit]

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 K[edit]

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 L[edit]

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 M[edit]

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 N[edit]

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 O[edit]

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 P[edit]

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)

Finals[edit]

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  
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 Third place
O1   Taufik Hidayat (INA) 9 12     P1   Lin Dan (CHN) 21 16 21   E1   Chen Long (CHN) 21 15 21
P1   Lin Dan (CHN) 21 21     J1   Lee Hyun-il (KOR) 12 21 15

References[edit]

  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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