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.
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Guangzhou, Aug 9 (IANS) Badminton star Lin Dan of China beat teammate Chen Long in a close quarterfinal 21-13, 22-20 to reach the top four of men's singles at the badminton world championships here Friday.Arguably the most decorated shuttler of all time, Lin returned to badminton after a year on the [...]Read Full Story
Guangzhou, Aug 10 (IANS) Chinese badminton star Lin Dan cruised past Vietnam's Nguyen Tien Minh in straight games to reach the men's singles final of the World Championships in this Chinese city Saturday.The Olympic and world champion, who was on the sidelines for the past year to spend time with hi [...]Read Full Story
Beijing, Sep 12 (IANS) Badminton superstar Lin Dan announced that he will skip all international events on the 2013 calendar after winning his third straight Chinese National Games singles title."I don't need to prove myself through competition anymore," said Lin, who beat world No.3 Du Pengyu 21-18 [...]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.