In badminton, you can only hit the shuttlecock with your racket. Hitting it with any other body part, including the hand, is illegal. Seems like a simple and easy rule to remember, right?

This was apparently not the case for Malaysia’s Khe Wei Woon, who tried to rally the shuttlecock back over after her partner knocked her racket out of her hand.

Woon and her partner obviously lost the point because they cheated, but they went on to win the match anyway, because cheaters always prosper and sports are inherently unfair. But, bonus points for creativity even though the creativity was entirely illegal and pointless.

[SB Nation]

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