Asian Games: Lin Dan Beats Chen Long To Win Badminton Gold

Updated: 29 September 2014 16:53 IST

Chen went a game up but defending champion Lin fought back to take the second before a show of power and agility in the third saw him win the match 12-21 21-16 21-16.

Asian Games: Lin Dan Beats Chen Long To Win Badminton Gold
Lin Dan celebrates after winning the badminton gold. © AFP

Incheon, South Korea:

Olympic champion Lin Dan beat world title-holder Chen Long in an epic, all-Chinese badminton men's singles final at the Asian Games Monday, with the young star coming agonisingly close to taking the crown.

Chen went a game up but defending champion Lin fought back to take the second before a show of power and agility in the third saw him win the match 12-21 21-16 21-16.

Topics : Badminton Asian Games 2014
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