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Sunday, July 5, 2020

Chinese shuttler Lin Dan announces retirement

Chinese badminton great Lin Dan announced his retirement on social media Saturday by ending his 20-year glorious national team career. "From 2000 to 2020, after 20 years, I have to say goodbye to the national team. It is very difficult to speak it out," the two time Olympic gold medalist said on Weibo, China's twitter-like social media. According to Chinese Badminton Association, Lin Dan has submitted a formal retirement application a few days ago. Taking into consideration Lin's personal preference and his current situation, the Chinese badminton national team agreed Lin's retirement.