Badminton is one of most common recreational sport favored by both adults and children in India. From professional competitive sports training to informal street play (sometimes, without a net!), this popular sport accommodates all skill levels and age groups. Did you know that this sport has roots in the Indian city of Pune?
“Most sports historians credit the origin of modern badminton in ‘Poona’, India. When the British mastered the game in India, they took the equipment back to England during the 1870s. Three years later, in 1873, the Duke of Beaufort hosted a lawn party in his country place called Badminton”. Thereby, giving the sport its modern name.
Whether it is a fun game with family or a friendly tournament with neighbors, come and play together. Who knows? Maybe India’s next biggest badminton sensation took first steps here in 2getherments?