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Badminton was played as early as the 16th century by the Chinese. but it was in England where they made the first set of official rules in 1873.

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Badminton began in the 19th century (1870) and was named by the Duke of Beaufort after Badminton House in Gloucestershire. The has technically existed for almost 2,000 years ago starting in Greece, but England was the first country to give the game the title of Badminton.

The name comes from the Duke of Gloucestershire in the 1850's who's residence was Badminton House. A pamphlet entitled "Badminton Battledore - a new game" was published in 1860, and this was the first time the name badminton was used to describe the game.

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Which country invented badminton?

Greece in ancient times invented badminton.


Who invented the game of badminton?

Christopher Badminton, but I think he was known as Chrissy.


Why does badminton called badminton?

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What country invented badminton?

India


What year badminton was invented?

in 1755


Where was invented badminton?

BADMINTON was invented long ago; a form of sport played in ancient Greece and Egypt. Badminton came from a child's game called battledore and shuttlecock.


What is the Name of the person who invented badminton?

the person who invented badminton was a british indian officer, i dont know the specif name


What did they use to play badminton when it was first invented?

They used feather shuttlecocks and badminton rackets.


Who was the person that invented the sport badminton?

It is not known who invented the sport badminton. It is thought to have originated in Greece over 2000 years ago.


Who invented the game badminton?

Ancient Greece


Who invented the sport badminton?

The ancient Greeks


Where and when was badminton invented?

in india in the 1800's


Was badminton invented by china?

No, it has originated from England


Who invented the badminton racket?

invented the badminton racket is the BRITISH MILITARY OFFICER'S stationed there .Early photography show ENGLISH men adding a net to the tradisyonal ENGLISH GAME


What is a strange sports fact?

When Badminton was invented in India it was known as Poona.


When was ancient Greece invented badminton?

in India during the 18th century


What is thenameof the person who invented badminton?

Issac Spratt is credited with popularizing it.


Who invented badminton and the name and the state or country?

The name of the person who invented Badminton isn't known. However, it is known that it was invented in India, and originally called 'Poona.' British soldiers stationed in India during the Raj learned to play the game, and brought the rules and equipment back to England when they returned. The Duke of Beaufort is credited with introducing the name 'Badminton' in 1873. His estate was known as Badminton, and people who played the game there, started calling it 'that Badminton game.'


Who invented the badminton ball?

Badminton isn't played with a ball. It's played with a shuttlecock a feathered projectile. The game was invented in the mid eighteenth century by British army officer serving in India.


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What games were invented in Victorian times?

Games that were invented in Victorian times were Lawn Tennis, Tiddly Winks and Ludo. Badminton also was invented in the Victorian time.


Who is the discover of badminton?

It was not invented by any one person it was invented by British military officers stationed in British India in the mid 18 century.


Who created badminton and in what year?

It is believed that badminton was invented over 2000 years ago. In Ancient Greece people played games with shuttlecock. The game shuttlecock and Battledore was very popular.


What rules have changed since badminton was invented?

its alot better and the foul limit is 6 fouls your out not 5


What are the old names of badminton?

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