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Badminton at the 2000 Sydney Summer Games

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Sports:

Host City: Sydney, Australia
Date Started: September 16, 2000
Date Finished: September 23, 2000
Events: 5

Participants: 171 (86 men and 85 women) from 28 countries
Youngest Participant: THA Boonsak Ponsana (18 years, 208 days)
Oldest Participant: BUL Diana Koleva-Tsvetanova (40 years, 331 days)
Most Medals (Athlete): CHN Gao Ling (2 medals)
Most Medals (Country): CHN China (8 medals)

Overview

The events were the same as in 1996 – men’s and women’s singles and doubles, with mixed doubles. The tournaments were again single elimination with seeded players/teams advanced to the second round, but in 2000, the fields were smaller with most of the first rounds consisting of only a few matches.

Medalists