Badminton is the fastest racket sport ever played in the world, where the shuttlecock reaches with the speed of more-than 200 miles per hour, which is present in one of the Sporting News Magazine.
A player should be physically strong, should have muscle power and speed for delivering cocks.
Badminton is also known as Shuttlecock in previous days. These shuttlecocks are made with 16 feathers from the left wing of goose.
The average shuttlecock weighs about 4.7 to 5.5 grams.
The Badminton racket weighs about 70 to 95 grams without including the strips or grips in it.
Badminton is the second most popular game in the world next to Soccer.
Badminton was called as Shuttlecock and Battledore in early days. The name Badminton is named after Badminton house in Gloucestershire, England.
The Bath Badminton Club, established in 1877 was the first official Badminton club.
In 1992 Olympics, Badminton was first played as a sport.
World’s largest shuttlecock is 18 feet tall and weighs about 2500 kg, which is located in Kansas city Museum’s lawn, and is 48 times larger than a normal shuttlecock.
Almost 70% of Badminton World Federation events are won by Indonesia and China.
The shortest Badminton match ever recorded was 6 minutes and longest match held was for about 124 minutes.
During the game, serving cock anywhere below the waist is legally considered. And the game can be played as singles, doubles and mixed doubles.