In mid-October 2012, Chinese athlete turns 29 years old and at this age he won all the top titles that exist in the competition's singles world badminton. His first victory at the international level ten years ago was winning in South Korea tournament, which is part of the world Grand Prix series. All in all, the competition in this series in his career, Lin has won more than three dozen. In 2006, the Chinese badminton player for the first time won the world Cup and since then only once, in 2010, gave world title rivals.

Three sportsman from China participated in the Asian games and the Olympic games are held every four years. If you consider that the Asian badminton players dominate in this sport, the level of the participants of this competition may surpass the level of the Olympians. However, the collection of awards, Dunham collected at this tournament includes three gold and one silver and bronze medals.

Olympics in London - the third in the career of Lin Dan. In 2004, he could not cope with excitement and was eliminated after the first game. The following Olympic games were held in Beijing and brought Chinese badminton player gold medal of this competition. Statistics of encounters with rivals unique on the planet there is no player who has assets in more victories than defeats in the encounters with Lin. No less unique experts and his style of play, which allows you to put offensive shots from almost any location site. Disrespectful to opponents and the fact that Lin Tribute - left-handed.

It is noteworthy that the wife of a Chinese athlete Xie Sinfan also included in the elite of world badminton - except for wins in a large number of tournaments, she was twice champion of the world. At the Olympics in Beijing the wife of Lin Dan won the silver medal.