Badminton_lecture_3 - Badminton lecture 3 Early signs of...

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Badminton lecture # 3 Early signs of the game of badminton dates back to the Chinese game of TJian Zi. Other Asian countries like Japan and India played a similar game. The English used a battledore (bat) to strike a cudgel( shuttlecock). The battledore-shuttlecock game became a popular game for the British.
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Badminton lecture 3 Battledore-shuttlecock game elevated to a social fixture for all of Europe. In the 1850s-1860s, the name changed from the previously mentioned battledore- shuttlecock to badminton. The International Badminton Federation was formed in 1934 with nine member countries. In 1985, the International Olympic voted to add Badminton to the Olympic program.
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The American Badminton Association was formed in 1936. The first National Championships were held in Chicago, Illinois. In 1939 18-year old David Freeman upset the defending National Champion Walter Kramer in the men’s single’s final. In 1949, Freeman won the U.S. Championship,
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This note was uploaded on 09/26/2011 for the course ICON 28S:011:SC taught by Professor Stuff during the Fall '09 term at University of Iowa.

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