Lin Dan during the competition
Chinese shuttler Lin Dan claimed the men's singles title at the Beijing Olympic Games on Sunday, beating Lee Chong-wei of Malaysia 21-12, 21-9 in the final.
Lin's teammate Chen Jin beat Lee Hyun-il of South Korea 21-16, 12-21, 21-14 in the bronze medal match on Saturday.
Profile of Lin Dan
Birthday: Oct. 14, 1983
Place of Birth: Fujian Province
Height: 178 cm
Weight: 65 kg
Personal Best Result: Gold medal in men's singles at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games
(Xinhua News Agency August 17, 2008)