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China's two-time Olympic gold-medalist Lin Dan bids adieu to badminton at 36

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Lin Dan, a two-times Olympic gold medal winner and badminton great from China has said goodbye to the game at the age of 36. Lin, who won gold at the Beijing 2008 and London 2012 Games, announced Saturday that he will not take part in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Lin was given the name "Super Dan" by his fans after he remained at the top position in the rankings for a long time. He is a five-time world champion.