Badminton debuted in the Olympics at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona. The 2008 Games will be the 5th that badminton has been competed. 4 events, namely the Singles and Doubles for Womens and Men was held in 1992 and in 1996, Mixed Doubles was included in Atlanta Olympics.
Australia is planning to send a team of five to the 2008 Olympics to compete in badminton. Men's Singles: Stuart Gomez Men's Doubles: Ross Smith, Glenn Warfe Womens's Doubles: Tania Lutz, Eugenia Tanaka
It was Elena Dementieva
Once, a bronze at the 1984 Games in Los Angeles.
Sarah Hughes of the United States won the gold, Irina Slutskaya of Russia won the silver, and Michelle Kwan of the United States won the bronze in the Ladies Singles at the 2002 Olympics in Salt Lake City.
The first game that held in oiympics for womens is boxing .
Swimming Mens 100m Freestyle (Gael Adam) Swimming Womens 50m Freestyle (Diane Etienette) Weightlifting Mens 94kg (Ravi Bhollah) Athletics Mens 400m (Eric Milazar) Athletics Mens 200m (Stephan Buckland) Athletics Womens 800m (Annabelle Lascar) Athletics Mens Long Jump (Arnaud Casquette) Boxing Men (Richarno Colin & Bruno Julie) Badminton Womens Singles (Karen Foo Kune) Cycling Road (Aurelie Halbwachs) Archery Womens Individual (Veronique M.D'Unienville)
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Herma Szabo of Austria won the gold medal in Women's singles in the 1924 Winter Olympics in Chamonix, France.