The badminton action and stories at the pandemic-delayed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games will stay in the memories of the players and fans forever.
So will these extraordinary numbers from the historic event which took place between 24 July and 2 August.
3,991 – Most points in a single discipline – women’s singles.
3,014 – Total number of shuttles used, 895 in men’s singles alone.
395 – Number of times the Instant Review System was called into action, with men’s singles players challenging the most – 112.
208 – Matches played at the Musashino Forest Sport Plaza throughout the 10 days of competition.
172 – Number of players who participated at this edition.
121 – Most number of games in one discipline, women’s singles.
100 – Minutes it took to complete the longest match, the same duel as above.
49 – National Olympic Committees (NOC) represented.
38 – Age of the oldest player – Tien Minh Nguyen, who featured at his fourth consecutive Olympics.
33 – Age of the oldest gold medallist – Polii, who was just nine days short of her 34th birthday when she won the women’s doubles final.
19 – Age of youngest competitor – An Seyoung.
14 – Players in the biggest contingent, which belonged to China.
8 – NOCs that medalled – China, Chinese Taipei, Indonesia, Denmark, India, Japan, Malaysia and Korea.
6 – Most medals won by any NOC – China (two gold and four silver).
5 – First-time gold medallists. The last time this happened was at Atlanta 96.
4 – First-time nations – Azerbaijan, Malta, Myanmar and Pakistan.
1 – New NOC to medal – Chinese Taipei, who won men’s doubles gold and women’s singles silver.