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Lin Dan wins badminton men's gold

2008-08-17 13:42:32 GMT2008-08-17 21:42:32 (Beijing Time) Xinhua English

Lin Dan of China competes during the men's s singles gold medal match of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games badminton event in Beijing, China, Aug. 17, 2008. Lin Dan won the match over Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia and got the gold medal. (Xinhua Photo)

Lin Dan of China competes during the men's s singles gold medal match of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games badminton event in Beijing, China, Aug. 17, 2008. Lin Dan won the match over Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia and got the gold medal. (Xinhua Photo)

Lin Dan of China competes during the men's s singles gold medal match of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games badminton event in Beijing, China, Aug. 17, 2008. Lin Dan won the match over Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia and got the gold medal. (Xinhua Photo)

BEIJING, Aug. 17 (Xinhua) -- Chinese shuttler Lin Dan claimed the men's singles title at the Beijing Olympics on Sunday, beating Lee Chong-wei from Malaysia 21-12, 21-9 in the final.

China's Chen Jin beat Lee Hyun-il from South Korea 21-16, 12-21, 21-14 in the bronze medal match on Saturday.

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