Badminton at the 1996 Summer Olympics

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

The tournament was single-elimination. Matches consisted of three sets, with sets being to 15 except in women's singles, where sets were to 11. The tournament was held at the Georgia State University gymnasium.


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

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 South Korea 2 2 0 4
2 Indonesia 1 1 2 4
China 1 1 2 4
4 Denmark 1 0 0 1
5 Malaysia 0 1 1 2

Participating nations[edit]

A total of 37 nations participated in this event.


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