Badminton at the 1996 Summer Olympics
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)|
|Competitors||192 from 37 nations|
|Badminton at the|
1996 Summer Olympics
Badminton at the 1996 Summer Olympics included the four events (men's and women's singles, men's and women's doubles) as well as a new 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. The tournament was held at the Georgia State University gymnasium.
||Poul-Erik Høyer Larsen
|| Ricky Subagja
and Rexy Mainaky (INA)
| Cheah Soon Kit
and Yap Kim Hock (MAS)
| Denny Kantono|
and Antonius Ariantho (INA)
|| Ge Fei
and Gu Jun (CHN)
| Gil Young-ah
and Jang Hye-ock (KOR)
| Qin Yiyuan|
and Tang Yongshu (CHN)
|| Kim Dong-moon
and Gil Young-ah (KOR)
| Park Joo-bong
and Ra Kyung-min (KOR)
| Liu Jianjun|
and Sun Man (CHN)
|Totals (5 nations)||5||5||5||15|
A total of 37 nations participated in this event.
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