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Badminton at the 2004 Athina Summer Games

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Host City: Athina, Greece
Date Started: August 14, 2004
Date Finished: August 21, 2004
Events: 5

Participants: 172 (89 men and 83 women) from 32 countries
Youngest Participant: TPE Cheng Shao-Chieh (18 years, 223 days)
Oldest Participant: CAN Denyse Julien (44 years, 26 days)
Most Medals (Athlete): CHN Gao Ling (2 medals)
Most Medals (Country): CHN China (5 medals)


The 2004 badminton events were quite open, as almost no player or doubles team had won more than one major title since the 2000 Olympics. Two countries reached the medals stages for the first time in Olympic badminton, the Netherlands and Thailand.