China’s, Lin Dan Former world no 1 badminton player and the 2 times Olympic badminton champion has official announced his retirement from the badminton. During his 20-years national team career, he won the Olympics singles titles in Beijing (China) in 2008 and the  London Games 2012.

Lin Dan (Chinese badminton player) also bagged all the sport’s major titles, including 5 world championships’ gold medals. Lin Dan also considered to be 1 of the greatest singles players of all time.

Lin Dan

Born: 14 October 1983 (age 36 years)

Olympic medals: Badminton at the 2008 Summer Olympics – Men’s singles