Badminton fastest smash record broken (video)

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Denmark’s Mads Pieler Kolding broke the record for fastest badminton smash in a competition in India on Monday, according to Danish media.

Kolding, who has not competed in the Olympics, recorded 264 miles per hour, according to a broadcast and Danish media.

That would break the Guinness World Record of 253 mph set by three-time Olympic silver medalist Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia in 2015.

However, the fastest smash outside of competition is reportedly 306 mph, reportedly recorded here.

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Spain’s Marin becomes first women’s singles gold winner from outside Asia

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 19:  Carolina Marin of Spain competes against V. Sindhu Pusarla of India during the Women's Singles Gold Medal Match on Day 14 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Riocentro - Pavilion 4 on August 19, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
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Spain’s Carolina Marin is the first gold medal winner in badminton women’s singles to come from outside Asia.

Marin, 23, defeated India’s Sindhu Pusarla 2-1 on Friday to achieve the feat, with Pusarla also scooping the first silver medal for India.

Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara took bronze.

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Pusarla took the first set 21-19, but Marin rallied with 21-12 and 21-15 victories to give the world’s No. 1 ranked player gold.

China has won the last four golds and the last two silvers. Mia Audina of the Netherlands was the lone European woman to medal heading into the tournament.

Badminton: Indonesian duo Ahmad and Natsir take mixed doubles gold

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 15:  Tontowi Ahmad and Lilyana Natsir of Indonesia celebrate winning a Mixed Doubles Semifinal match against Nan Zhang and Yunlei of China on Day 10 of the 2016 Rio Olympics at Riocentro Pavillion on August 15, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)
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Indonesia’s Tontowi Ahmad and Liliyana Natsir have taken gold in badminton mixed doubles at the Olympics in Rio.

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The Wednesday win was fairly decisive, with Ahmad and Natsir taking 21-14 and 21-12 sets over Malaysia’s Peng Soon Chan and Liu Ying Goh.

Ahmad and Natsir lost the bronze medal match at the 2012 Games in London. Natsir took silver with Nova Widianto in the 2008 Games in Beijing.