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WC statistics – something for the nerds!

Day 7 – the day of the finals: During the World Championships this week in Nanjing we have posted daily statistics for the badminton nerds and whoever else is interested in this – just like we on Badminton Famly are.

Here is the last update. This is what the World Championships gave us:

 

Matches day 1: 62
Matches day 2: 51
Matches day 3: 56
Matches day 4: 40
Matches day 5: 20
Matches day 6: 10
Matches day 7: 5
Total matches: 244

Points played day 1: 4659
Points played day 2: 4101
Points played day 3: 4307
Points played day 4: 3206
Points played day 5: 1757
Points played day 6: 775
Points played day 7: 410
Total points played: 19215

Average points per match day 1: 75.15
Average points per match day 2: 80.41
Average points per match day 3: 76.91
Average points per match day 4: 80.15
Average points per match day 5: 87.85
Average points per match day 6: 77.50
Average points per match day 7: 82.00
Average points per match WC 2018: 78.75

Hours of play day 1: 37 hr 29 min
Hours of play day 2: 34 hr 29 min
Hours of play day 3: 37 hr 42 min
Hours of play day 4: 31 hr 17 min
Hours of play day 5: 18 hr 58 min
Hours of play day 6: 7 hr 55 min
Hours of play day 7: 4 hr 48 min
Total hours of play: 172 hr 38 min

Average minutes per match day 1: 36 min 16 sec
Average minutes per match day 2: 40 min 34 sec
Average minutes per match day 3: 40 min 24 sec
Average minutes per match day 4: 46 min 56 sec
Average minutes per match day 5: 56 min 54 sec
Average minutes per match day 6: 47 min 30 sec
Average minutes per match day 7: 57 min 36 sec
Average minutes per match WC 2018: 42 min 27 sec

Average points per minute day 1: 2.07
Average points per minute day 2: 1.98
Average points per minute day 3: 1.90
Average points per minute day 4: 1.71
Average points per minute day 5: 1.54
Average points per minute day 6: 1.63
Average points per minute day 7: 1.42
Average points per minute WC 2018: 1.86

Average seconds per point day 1: 28.96 sec
Average seconds per point day 2: 30.27 sec
Average seconds per point day 3: 31.51 sec
Average seconds per point day 4: 35.13 sec
Average seconds per point day 5: 38.86 sec
Average seconds per point day 6: 36.77 sec
Average seconds per point day 7: 42.15 sec
Average seconds per point WC 2018: 32.34 sec

Longest match of day 1: 70 min
MS: Raul Must, Estonia vs. Vladimir Malkov, Russia
Longest match of day 2: 80 min
MD: Satwiksairaj Rankireddy/Chirag Shetty, India vs. Marcus Ellis/Chris Langridge, England
Longest match of day 3: 70 min
WD: Mayu Matsutomo/Wakana Nagahara, Japan vs. Huang Dongping/Li Wenmei, China
Longest match of day 4: 78 min
XD: Wang Yilyu/Huang Dongping, China vs. Yuta Watanabe/Arisa Higashino, Japan
Longest match of day 5: 83 min
WD: Shiho Tanaka/Koharu Yonemoto, Japan vs. Della Destiara Haris/Rizki Amelia Pradipta, Indonesia
Longest match of day 6: 69 min

WS: Carolina Marín, Spain vs. He Bingjiao, China
Longest match of day 7: 95 min

WD: Mayu Matsumoto/Wakana Nagahara, Japan vs. Yuki Fukushima/Sayaka Hirota, Japan
Longest match of WC 2018: 95 min

WD: Mayu Matsumoto/Wakana Nagahara, Japan vs. Yuki Fukushima/Sayaka Hirota, Japan

Shortest match of day 1: 18 min
WD: Ekaterina Bolotova/Alina Davletova, Russia vs. Ariel Lee/Sydney Lee, USA and
XD: Jacco Arends/Selena Piek, Netherlands vs. Mathew Fogarty/Isabel Zhong, USA
Shortest match of day 2: 23 min
MD: Takuro Hoki/Yugo Kobayashi, Japan vs. Abdelrahman Abdelhakim/Ahmed Salah, Egypt
Shortest match of day 3: 18 min
WD: Huang Yaqiong/Yu Xiaoxan, China vs. Halla Bouksani/Linda Mazri, Algeria
Shortest match of day 4: 29 min
HS: Chou Tien Chen, Chinese Taipei vs. Ygor Coelho, Brazil
Shortest match of day 5: 31 min
WS: Carolina Marín, Spain vs. Saina Nehwal, India
Shortest match of day 6: 30 min
XD: Wang Yilyu/Huang Dongping, China vs. Tang Chun Man/Tse Ying Suet, Hong Kong
Shortest match of day 7: 45 min

WS: Carolina Marín, Spain vs. Pusarla V. Sindhu, India
Shortest match of WC 2018: 18 min
WD: Ekaterina Bolotova/Alina Davletova, Russia vs. Ariel Lee/Sydney Lee, USA and
XD: Jacco Arends/Selena Piek, Netherlands vs. Mathew Fogarty/Isabel Zhong, USA and
WD: Huang Yaqiong/Yu Xiaoxan, China vs. Halla Bouksani/Linda Mazri, Algeria

Fastest match of day 1 measured by points per minute:
Points per minute: 3.22
That gives an average of 18.62 seconds per point
WD: Ekaterina Bolotova/Alina Davletova, Russia vs. Ariel Lee/Sydney Lee, USA
Fastest match of day 2 measured by points per minute:
Points per minute: 2.80
That gives an average of 21.43 seconds per point
XD: Praveen Jordan/Melati Daeva Oktavianti, Indonesia vs. Tuan Duc Do/Nhu Thao Pham, Vietnam
Fastest match of day 3 measured by points per minute:
Points per minute: 3.00
That gives an average of 20.00 seconds per point
WD: Huang Yaqiong/Yu Xiaoxan, China vs. Halla Bouksani/Linda Mazri, Algeria
Fastest match of day 4 measured by points per minute:
Points per minute: 2.28
That gives an average of 26.30 seconds per point
MD: Marcus Fernaldi Gideon/Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo, Indonesia vs. Vladimir Ivanov/Ivan Sozonov, Russia
Fastest match of day 5 measured by points per minute:
Points per minute: 2.03
That gives an average of 29.63 seconds per point
MD: Li Junhui/Liu Yuchen, China vs. Aaron Chia/Wooi Yik Soh, Malaysia
Fastest match of day 6 measured by points per minute:
Points per minute: 1.93
That gives an average of 31.03 seconds per point
XD: Wang Yilyu/Huang Dongping, China vs. Tang Chun Man/Tse Ying Suet, Hong Kong
Fastest match of day 7 measured by points per minute:
Points per minute: 1.59
That gives an average of 37.69 seconds per point
XD: Zheng Siwei/Huang Yaqiong, China vs. Wang Yilyu/Huang Dongping, China
Fastest match of WC 2018 measured by points per minute:
Points per minute: 3.22
That gives an average of 18.62 seconds per point
WD: Ekaterina Bolotova/Alina Davletova, Russia vs. Ariel Lee/Sydney Lee, USA

Slowest match of day 1 measured by points per minute:
Points per minute: 1.25
That gives an average of 48.00 seconds per point
MS: Chen Long, China vs. Hsu Jen Hao, Chinese Taipei
Slowest match of day 2 measured by points per minute:
Points per minute: 1.41
That gives an average of 42.48 seconds per point
MD: Satwiksairaj Rankireddy/Chirag Shetty, India vs. Marcus Ellis/Chris Langridge, England
Slowest match of day 3 measured by points per minute:
Points per minute: 1.38
That gives an average of 43.48 seconds per point
MS: Chen Long, China vs. Khosit Phetpradab, Thailand
Slowest match of day 4 measured by points per minute:
Points per minute: 1.22
That gives an average of 49.37 seconds per point
MS: Chen Long, China vs. Kenta Nishimoto, Japan
Slowest match of day 5 measured by points per minute:
Points per minute: 1.20
That gives an average of 50.00 seconds per point
MS: Chen Long, China vs. Viktor Axelsen, Denmark
Slowest match of day 6 measured by points per minute:
Points per minute: 1.48
That gives an average of 40.52 seconds per point
WD: Mayu Matsumoto/Wakana Nagahara, Japan vs. Greysia Polii/Apriyani Rahayu, Indonesia
Slowest match of day 7 measured by points per minute:
Points per minute: 1.28
That gives an average of 46.72 seconds per point
WD: Mayu Matsumoto/Wakana Nagahara, Japan vs. Yuki Fukushima/Sayaka Hirota, Japan
Slowest match of WC 2018 measured by points per minute:
Points per minute: 1.20
That gives an average of 50.00 seconds per point
MS: Chen Long, China vs. Viktor Axelsen, Denmark

 

So… we had to wait until the very last day to find the longest match; the 95 minutes women’s double final. And that is out of a total of 10,358 minutes of play = 0.92% of the time with a total of 244 matches. Nerdy? Well, also interesting.

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