It is not only about China, India and Europe two are making history in the Badminton game. A huge number of badminton legends are there who are making their nation proud all over the world. It is hard to say only one GOAT(Greatest Of All TIme) of badminton of all time. In short people not only love to watch Cricket these days, but they are also huge fans of the Badminton game.
Do you know some top legendary players who are doing their best in the badminton game? Those players are raising the name of badminton and have been playing for so many years. If you are curious to know the names of top badminton players, check the list given below-
Saina Nehwal (India)
Let’s start with the most talented Indian Badminton player and the name is Saina Nehwal who was born on 17 March 1990 in Hisar, Haryana. The surprising fact about this badminton player is that she is the daughter of popular badminton players named: Usha Rani Nehwal and Harvir Singh Nehwal.
Her name is also registered as the #1 badminton player of India to win a medal at the Olympics and the BWF series. Her international journey to play badminton began in 2006 when she won the Asian Satellite Badminton Tournament twice. Ultimately, she won 24 titles and got multiple awards like the Arjun award, Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award, Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan award.
Kento Momota (Japan)
This renowned Japanese badminton player has the best skill and you can say he is the greatest badminton player of all time. Kento Momota was born on 1 September 1994 in Mino, Japan.
The man has begun his badminton journey from the second grade and yes, joined the Japanese national team in 2011. Apart from winning so many titles and championships, Kento Momota also won 2 World Championships, 2 Asian Championships and 1 All-England title.
Viktor Axelsen (Denmark)
There is no one who doesn’t know this Denmark badminton player. The name Viktor Axelsen was born on 4 January 1994 in Odense, Denmark. His parents were separated when he was just 6-7 years old but the man didn’t halt his game and joined the team at the age of 17.
Viktor Axelsen’s first achievement was winning the National Junior Event in singles and doubles in 2006 and 2008. Not everyone knows that this professional badminton player is a 3-time European Champion. Moreover, he won a bronze medal in the Olympics.
Carolina Marlin (Spain)
If someone talks about the GOAT of badminton, then Carolina Marlin’s name always comes to mind first. This badminton player from Spain was born on June 15 1993 and she is gaining popularity even for her loud celebration after winning the match.
Carolina Marlin is also an ambassador for the Spanish Football League La Liga. Do you know all the Olympic champions? We are sure you also heard her name on that list. The lady is a 3-time World Champion and a 6-time European Champion. In addition to this, she was a former World No. 1 in BWF rankings for the women’s singles discipline.
These are just a few of the incredible badminton players who have etched their names in the annals of the sport’s history. The true GOATs of badminton have not only displayed exceptional skills and achievements but have also inspired countless individuals to take up the game and dream big.