Badminton

Badminton

Sport Overview

Badminton involves using a racket to hit a shuttlecock over a net in the centre of the court.
A match consists of three 21-point rally games where the player who wins the rally gets a point regardless of who’s serve it is.

[Schedule]
 Sunday, 15th May - Sunday, 22nd May 2022

[Venue]
 ・Kyoto City Gymnasium <Kyoto City, Kyoto>
 ・Kyoto Citizen Sports Hall <Kyoto City, Kyoto>
 ・Shimazu Arena Kyoto <Kyoto City, Kyoto>

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Event

(General Category)
GenderEventGradeAge Categories
TeamMen's Doubles
Women's Doubles
Mixed Doubles
A: Premier35+, 40+, 45+, 50+, 55+, 60+, 65+, 70+, 75+, 80+
B: Competitive
C: Recreational
Individual competitionMenSinglesA: Premier35+, 40+, 45+, 50+, 55+, 60+, 65+, 70+, 75+, 80+
B: Competitive
C: Recreational
DoublesA: Premier
B: Competitive
C: Recreational
WomenSinglesA: Premier
B: Competitive
C: Recreational
DoublesA: Premier
B: Competitive
C: Recreational
MixedDoublesA: Premier
B: Competitive
C: Recreational

* Grade Definitions
A: Premier: For athletes who have participated in national competitions of each country.
B: Competitive: For athletes who have experience of competing at a regional competition.
C: Recreational: For athletes who participate at a non-competitive event as well as social and casual players.
* The age of the youngest player both in a pair (doubles) and in a team shall determine the age category of each competition.
* The age category entered must be either the actual age category or a younger age category.
* The age categories may be integrated depending on the number of applications.

Eligibility

Nothing in particular

Age Requirement

Minimum age is 35 (born on or before 31st December 1987)
In line with the sport-specific rules, an athlete must compete in their designated age group, with your age determined as of 31st December 2022.

Sport News

[16th July 2021] Updated “World Anti-Doping Code” and “the rules of the International Masters Games Association” of Sports Information Guide.
[21st June 2021] Updated “16 Others” of Sports Information Guide.
[1st March 2021] We have released the Sports Information Guide with new schedule!

Sports Information Guide

Schedule

Sport Discipline May 2022 Venues
13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29
Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Badminton                  
Kyoto City Gymnasium
Kyoto Citizen Sports Hall
Shimazu Arena Kyoto

※The above schedule was created based on the information that is current as of 1st March, 2021. It is subject to change due to various circumstances in the future.

Venue

Kyoto City Gymnasium

Location 1 Nishikyogoku Shinmei-cho, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto
Games Accreditation Sports Check-in
Access 7 minutes walking from Nishi-Kyogoku Sta.
Official Homepage https://www.mizuno.jp/facility/kyoto/kyotokaikan.aspx

Kyoto Citizen Sports Hall

Location 32 Nishikyogoku Shinmei-cho, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto
Games Accreditation Sports Check-in
Access 7 minutes walking from Nishi-Kyogoku Sta.
Official Homepage https://www.mizuno.jp/facility/kyoto/kyotokaikan.aspx

Shimazu Arena Kyoto

Location Taishogun Takatsukasa-cho, Kita-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto
Games Accreditation Sports Check-in
Access 9 minutes walking from Emmachi Sta.
Official Homepage http://www.kyoto-furitutaiikukan.jp/

Sport Check-in

In badminton competitions, there is no Sport Check-in.
All participants must complete the accreditation process and check-in at the competition venue before participating (competing or otherwise getting involved) in a competition.

Nearest Village

Masters Village Kyoto
(Porta Underground Shopping Mall – Kyoto Station)

Location 902 Higashishiokojicho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto
Access ・From JR Kyoto Station, take the central exit and go down to the basement level using the escalator. Turn right at the first passage and proceed straight ahead. The next square is “Porta Plaza”.
・From the airport bus drop-off location “Kyoto Station Hachijo-guchi”, proceed to “Hachijo East Exit” of Kyoto Station and go down to the 2nd basement level. Please proceed straight through the underground passage. “Porta Plaza” is on the left at the north gate of Subway Kyoto Station.
Official Homepage http://www.porta.co.jp/floor

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