Maldives achieved its first ever silver medal from a sport in badminton and badminton is spreading all over in Maldives. BAM is proud to mention that there are well trained coaches and players in almost all Atolls and 11 Badminton Development Committees (BDC) actively functioning for the development of badminton in different Atolls of Maldives.

There are badminton organizations in over one hundred different countries worldwide. The sport's popularity increased dramatically after it was introduced as an official Olympic sport in Barcelona in the year 1992. The Uber Cup is the women's International Championship which has been held every two years since 1986. The United States, China, Japan, and Indonesia are the only countries that have managed to win the Uber Cup so far. The Thomas Cup is the men's International Championship which is also played every two years.


Key goals for the Badminton Association of Maldives are to:

  • publish and promote the Badminton Association of Maldives Statutes and Principles
  • encourage the formation of new Members, strengthen the bonds between Members and resolve disputes between Members.
  • control and regulate the game, from an international perspective, in all countries and continents.
  • promote and popularize badminton worldwide.
  • support and encourage the development of badminton as a sport for all.
  • organize, conduct and present world class badminton events.
  • maintain an Anti-Doping Programme and ensure compliance with the WADA Code.