Monday, May 16, 2022

Field and Equipments

Badminton Court
Illustration of Badminton Court


The court shall  be rectangle defined by lines 1/ 2" wide (3.8cm) usually coloured white or yellow. An additional four marks may be made inside each sideline for singles of the right service court, 1 feet 9 inches and 3 feet 3 inches from the back boundry line. The marks shall be within the measurements between 1 feet 9inches to 1feet 10 1/2 inches and between 3 feet1/2 inches to 3 feet 3 inches from the outside of the back boundry line.


The posts shall be 159cm(5 feet 1 inch) in height from the floor. It is placed on the side boundary lines of the court.

The net shall be made of fine dark coloured cord of even thickness between 15mm (5/ 8inch) and 20mm (3/4inch). The top of the net shall be 152cm (5 feet) in height from the floor at the center. It shall be edged with a white tape doubled and supported by a chord or cable run through the tape. There shall be no gaps between the ends of the net and the posts.


The shuttle shall weigh between 4.73 to 5.50grams and shall have from 14 to 16 feathers fixed in a cork. The diameter of the cork is in between 2.5cm and 2.8cm.