Similarly, does Lin Dan still play badminton?
Double Olympic gold medallist and five-time world champion Lin Dan has announced his retirement from badminton with immediate effect. … Lin wrote, “‘Persevere’, I said to myself in every moment of suffering, so that I could prolong my sporting career.
Besides, why is Lin Dan not in Olympics?
Lin Dan (badminton)
was postponed for a year, saying his body condition and injuries would not allow him to play along with his teammates. The 37-year-old, who had clinched two Olympic gold medals and five world championships, had attempted to make his fifth Olympic appearance in Japan.
Who is the greatest badminton player of all time?
Top 10 Badminton Players of all time
- Number 9 & 8: Peter Høeg Gade & Morten Frost Hansen.
- Number 7: Tony Gunawan.
- Number 6: Li Lingwei.
- Number 5: Rudy Hartono.
- Number 4: Taufik Hidayat.
- Number 3: Gao Ling.
- Number 2: Lee Chong Wei.
- Number 1: Lin Dan.
BWF World Rankings
|RANK||COUNTRY / TERRITORY||PLAYER|
|4||TPE||CHOU Tien Chen|