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Who is Lin Dan

Chinese badminton player with the name and surname, Lin Dan is considered the most likely candidate to win the singles badminton competition-men at the summer Olympic Games in London. Sport biography of this unique athlete and his current position in the world rankings provide a basis for such an assumption.

Who is Lin Dan

In mid-October 2012 the Chinese athlete was 29 years old and at this age he has won all the top titles that exist in the competition singles world badminton. His first victory at the international level a decade ago began to win the tournament in South Korea, which is part of the World Series Grand Prix. All in all, this series of events in his career Lin has won more than thirty. In 2006, the Chinese badminton for the first time won the World Cup and since then only once, in 2010, yielded the highest world title contenders. Three times the athlete from China participated in the Asian Games, which as well as the Olympics are held every four years. If we consider that it is the Asian badminton players dominate in this sport, the overall level of the participants in this contest, perhaps exceeds the level of the Olympians. Nevertheless, the collection of awards collected Dunham in this tournament consists of three gold and one silver and bronze medals. Olympics in London - the third in his career, Lin Danya. In 2004, he could not cope with the excitement and dropped out after the first game. The next Olympic Games were held in Beijing and brought to the Chinese badminton gold medal of the competition. Statistics of his meetings with competitors is unique - on the planet there is no player who would have the asset more wins than losses in personal meetings with Lin. Equally unique, and experts say the manner of his game, which allows you to apply an attack hit from virtually any site location. Inconvenience rivals and that Lin Dan - left-handed. It is noteworthy that the wife of a Chinese athlete Xie Sinfan also included in the elite of the badminton world - except for wins in a lot of tournaments, she twice became world champion. At the Olympics in Beijing, his wife Lin Danya won a silver medal.