LIN DAN, BADMINTON, OLYMPIC GAMES, THE 2016 RIO OLYMPIC GAMES
- Rio de Janeiro: Chinese hotshot Lin Dan said that Rio's badminton enclosure could be the most exceptional one among all Olympic venues subsequent to cruising past the first round of the Olympic test occasion here.
At present positioned third on the planet, Lin is the main acclaimed shuttler at the test occasion, named as the Brasil Open Great Prix, as most shuttlers are adolescents and lower-positioned, reports Xinhua.
"I felt exceptionally drained in the wake of flying for right around one day to Rio. The motivation to come here is planning to know more about the Rio Olympics, for example, the venue and atmosphere," Lin said on Tuesday.
- The two-time Olympic champion required only 22 minutes to compass aside Brazilian Igor Ibrahim 21-12, 21-5 at the Riocentro, where the Olympic badminton occasion will be held one year from now. Then again, the 32-year-old was astounded with the set number of stands.
"When I go to the venue, I feel astonished. For me it could be the most unique one among all Olympic venues in light of the fact that there are not all that numerous stands. I don't know whether it will have more stands one year from now," said the five-time Best on the planet.
Situated at a structure of a show focus close to the Olympic park, the venue presently just has a brief stand of five layers, the seating limit of which is close to 500.
- Badminton World League (BWF) general secretary Thomas Lund, in any case, guarded the venue.
"We are advancing with the readiness. It would be distinctive on the grounds that a stand with 7,000 seating limit will be fabricated one year from now around the field of play. After that the venue will have a striking resemblance as we had in Beijing and London Olympics," he said.
As indicated by Lund, the goal of the test occasion is to test things individuals don't see, however would be critical all in all, for example, the lighting, field of play, aerating and cooling, and the operation of volunteers and administration group.
- ODENSE (Denmark): Lee Chong Wei and his adversary Lin Dan have something in like manner – they both praise their birthdays in October.
China's Lin Dan praised his 32nd birthday on Wednesday while Malaysia's Chong Wei will turn 33 next Wednesday.
Regardless of getting on in years, the two whizzes have guaranteed to produce more enthusiasm for badminton by giving the more youthful players a keep running for their cash.
On the opening day of the Denmark Open on Wednesday, Chong Wei thumped out Ward Diversions champion P. Kashyap of India 21-14, 21-15 to set up a conflict with Wei Nan of Hong Kong.
- Lin Dan stayed a touch longer on court in his 21-15, 21-18 win over Raul Must of Estonia. He will confront Hu Yun of Hong Kong next.
In the event that they win their second-round matches, Chong Wei will probably meet top seed Chen Long of China in the quarter-finals while Lin Dan is set to play homester Viktor Axelsen.
Chong Wei said he was on a reconstructing procedure, yet was certain of leaving his brief droop.
"I didn't do well in the last two Superseries (in Japan and South Korea) yet I am gradually advancing up," said Chong Wei.
"I was harmed for three months before the 2012 London Olympics, yet I made a rebound to win a silver decoration. This time, I am attempting to make a rebound following eight months taking after the doping boycott. It is harder yet I have not lost the energy yet. I know I can show signs of improvement.
- "I used to win Superseries titles and appreciate toying with my adversaries. I am doing all that I can to get back that inclination once more," he said.
Chong Wei included that he was additionally making the most of his different exercises to advance the game.
Two days before the begin of the titles, Chong Wei and Lin Dan joined Dane Dwindle Gade Christensen and Taufik Hidayat of Indonesia in a show match.
"After the matches, we talked about tentative arrangements to advance badminton in Africa and South America. I am anticipating incredible years ahead for the game," said Chong Wei.
Like Chong Wei, Lin Dan has no arrangements to eliminate his playing timetable yet.
- "I have grown a year more seasoned yet I am as yet beating all these young men. They can't win against this old man yet," joked Lin Dan.
Lin Dan was dealt with to a birthday festivity by the coordinators on Wednesday. He got endowments and was touched by the motion.
To demonstrate his gratefulness, he has guaranteed to amaze the distance to the title once more. He last won the Denmark Open in 2007.
Paris: Indian shuttler H S Prannoy paralyzed ruling Olympic champion Lin Dan of China while Saina Nehwal and Parupalli Kashyap additionally crossed the opening obstacle to enter the second round of the USD 275,000 French Open Super Arrangement.
- Unseeded Prannoy mobilized from a set down to beat his impressive third seeded adversary 14 21-11 21-17 in a first round match that kept going one hour and 11 minutes at the Stade Pierre de Coubertin.
Top seed Saina tamed World No. 14 Michelle Li of Canada 21-18 21-13 in a 42-moment ladies' singles match, while eighth seed and Republic Recreations champion Kashyap saw off nearby shuttler Thomas Rouxel 21-11 22-20 in a men's singles challenge.
Indian ladies' copies pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa additionally progressed to the second round subsequent to overcoming Thailand couple of Jongkolphan Kititharakul and Rawinda Prajongjai 21-15 21-12.
On the other hand, it was drapes for World No. 5 Kidambi Srikanth as he went down battling to Tian Houwei 15 21-13 11-21 in a 63-moment match. This is Srikanth's fourth misfortune to the World No 10 Chinese this season.
- Prannoy lost the opening set tamely as the veteran previous world number one Lin gave him minimal chance after the two were tied at 7-7. Lin dashed ahead to take the set 21-14 in snappy time.
Be that as it may, the Indian made a momentous fightback and abruptly Lin was attempting to make a match with Prannoy who drove all through after the score was tied at 2-2.
In the decider, Prannoy nosed ahead at first yet Lin made a fightback to level the score to 14-14 and 15-15. From that point on, then again, Prannoy ventured on the gas and made his last thrive to take the choosing set 21-17 and win the matc
In the ladies' singles match, Republic Recreations champion Michelle made a hearty begin to her battle, driving 7-3 at an opportune time yet Olympic bronze-medallist Saina soon reeled off six straight indicates get the lead.
The pair then combat for every point, moving neck and neck till 16-16 when Saina surged ahead to get the opening diversion.
- In the second amusement, Saina was more savage as she opened up an enormous 12-5 lead and didn't permit Michelle to come anyplace close to her to seal the match easily.
Saina will next tackle Japan's Minatsu Mitani who made it to the second round after her adversary Karin Schnaase of Germany resigned hurt.
Interestingly, Mitani had finished Saina's keep running at the Denmark Open a week ago.
In the men's singles match, Kashyap battled once again from 1-3 down at an opportune time to turned the tables at 6-6. The Indian didn't think back after that as he walked ahead to take the first amusement.
- Kashyap drove 8-4 in the second diversion at first and despite the fact that Thomas did paw back at 8-8, the Indian pushed forward to 18-13.
Thomas made one more surge and drew equality at 20-20 yet he neglected to take care of business as Kashyap close the entryway with two focuses.
Kashyap will next face Britain's Rajiv Ouseph who beat Thailand's Tanongsak Saensomboonsuk 21-6 21-12.
Five-time champion Lin Dan was dispensed with in the quarterfinals of the badminton big showdowns on Friday.
- The two-time Olympic champion from China was beaten by Jan O. Jorgensen of Denmark 21-12, 21-15.
Dan had been on track to meet adversary Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia in the elimination rounds.
Additionally, shielding champion Chen Long of China and fourth-seeded Kento Momota of Japan progressed. Long beat seventh-seeded Viktor Axelson of Denmark while Momota crushed Wei Nan of Hong Kong 21-6, 21-14.
- In women's singles, protecting champion Carolina Marin of Spain beat seventh-seeded Wang Shixian of China 21-17, 21-19. Marin will next face eighth-seeded Sung Ji-hyun of South Korea. Sung wiped out eleventh seeded Pusarla Venkata Sindhu of India.
Lin Dan is a Chinese badminton player thought to be one of the best singles players ever. He had won every one of the nine noteworthy titles in the badminton world—Olympic Amusements, Big showdowns, World Glass, Thomas Container, Sudirman Glass, Super Arrangement Experts Finals, All Britain Open, Asian Recreations, and Asian Titles—when he was 28. At present he is the main player to have accomplished this deed and is thusly considered by numerous to be the best badminton player ever to have graced the game. Nicknamed as "Super Dan" by Diminish Gade, the player without a doubt satisfies his name.
- Not just is he a two-time Olympic champion, additionally the first men's singles player to hold the Olympic gold award by winning in 2008 and shielding his title in 2012. Given his awesome achievement it shocks no one that his interest with badminton started entirely at an opportune time in life. Having begun playing the game at five, he turned proficient as an adolescent. He is understood for his uncommon playing abilities, as well as for his red hot demeanor and furious upheavals have made him a questionable figure. His ostentatious identity, amazing records on the badminton court, and the "Awful Kid" picture make him an extremely well known brandishing figure.