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The History of Badminton as a Competitive Sport
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The History of Badminton as a Competitive Sport

Badminton is a popular sport that has been played for centuries In fact, it has gained a lot of popularity in recent times, thanks to the epic performances of Saina Nehwal, Satwik-Chirag, P.V Sindu, H.S Prannoy and many others. The history of badminton as a competitive sport dates back to ancient civilizations, and it has evolved over the years into the fast-paced game that we know today. Early History of Badminton The origins of badminton can be traced back to ancient civilizations in Greece, China, and India. In ancient Greece, a game called "battledore and shuttlecock" was played, which involved hitting a shuttlecock back and forth with a wooden paddle. This game eventually made its way to India, where it evolved into a game called "poona" or "pune." Poona was played with a shuttlec...