Badminton at the 1996 Summer Olympics
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at the Games of the XXVI Olympiad
|Venue||GSU Sports Arena|
|Dates||July 24 – August 1, 1996|
|No. of events||5 (2 men, 2 women, 1 mixed)|
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.
||Poul-Erik Høyer Larsen
and Rexy Mainaky
|Cheah Soon Kit
and Yap Kim Hock
and Antonius Ariantho
and Gu Jun
and Jang Hye-ock
and Tang Yongshu
and Gil Young-ah
and Ra Kyung-min
and Sun Man
A total of 37 nations participated in this event.