Lin Dan Fun Facts Born: October 14, 1983Nicname: "Super Dan"Play style: Left-handed, with quick smashes Lin Dan has been dominated the men's badminton world for more than 2 years now. He is a calmed player yet aggressive. Anyhow lately he is not quite himself like he used to be. It seems like he is battling something within his own world. With the 2008 Beijing Olympic is just around the corner he has to step up his act quickly. It is going to be a big blow to China if they could not win...Read Full Story
Widely regarded as the best player of all time and a sporting hero in China, Lin threw his t-shirt into the Wuhan crowd after his side were far too good in seeing off the Koreans 3-0 — repeating the feat of the women s team Saturday.
"Lots went through my mind last night. I don t know how many more Thomas Cups I ll play. This one is at home and I wanted to put on a good show," said 28-year-old Lin, known as "Super Dan" to his adoring millions of fans.
"Every player gets nervous...Read Full Story
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He bent down, but the shuttlecock landed at another spot on the court, which was not far from Danish shuttler Peter Gade -- just like the distance between him and the Olympic podium.
Thursday saw the final show of this 35-year-old badminton player. Amid thunderous applause from as many as 6,500 people, the tall and wiry man waved, bidding farewell to the Olympic arena, as well as an era, reports Xinhua.
Gade began to take...Read Full Story
London, Feb 1 (IANS) Chinese badminton superstar Lin Dan is almost sure to miss this year's All England Badminton Championships due to a lack of training after retaining the Olympic gold in London.Lin, dubbed "Super Dan" among his fans, has been on holiday after the Olympics and got married to his [...]Read Full Story
LONDON: One of the star Chinese badminton players disqualified from the Olympics for throwing a match has announced she is quitting the sport, saying her dreams had been “heartlessly shattered”.
Yu Yang, who won a gold medal in the 2008 Beijing Olympics, and her partner Wang Xiaoli were disqualified by the Badminton World Federation on Wednesday for “not using one’s best efforts to win a match”.
“This is my last time competing. Goodbye Badminton World Federation, goodbye my beloved badminton...Read Full Story
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Lin Dan (born October 14, 1983) is the leading Chinese badminton player, some would say he's the greatest player of all time. See more about Lin Dan here.