Lin Dan China
One to watch

Key Facts

Country

Competed in

Date of birth

14 Oct 1983

Height

1.76m

Weight

68kg

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
1 0 0

Sport Guides

BADMINTON

Biography

Competed in: BADMINTONBadminton

Badminton's reigning Olympic champion is known as Super Dan in China where he enjoys superstar status

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Zhao Yunlei (left) and Zhang Nan (right) Zhang and Zhao win mixed doubles

China's Zhang Nan and Zhao Yunlei claim mixed doubles gold with victory over compatriots Xu Chen and Ma Jin.

3 Aug 12

Lin leads Chinese to title sweep

China

8 Mar 09

World and Olympic champion Lin Dan wins his fourth All England title with a 21-19 21-12 victory over Lee Chong Wei.

Head to Head

Lin Dan vs Rajiv Ouseph

Lin Dan

Lin Dan One to watch China flag

London 2012 medals

1

London 2012 appearances

5

Height

1.76m (5'9")

Weight

68kg

Age

30

Rajiv Ouseph

Rajiv Ouseph Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

2

Height

1.89m (6'2")

Weight

82kg

Age

27

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