Badminton: Viktor Axelsen beats Lin Dan to clinch bronze at Rio Olympics

| Saturday, August 20, 2016 - 19:23
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Viktor Axelsen, Lee Chong Wei, Rio Olympics 2016, Riocentro, Chinese, Denmark, Sports news

Viktor Axelsen beats China's Lin Dan by 21-15, 10-21, 17-21

Rio de Janeiro: Fourth seeded Viktor Axelsen of Denmark beat reigning champion Lin Dan to grab a bronze medal in the men's singles event of the badminton competition at the ongoing Rio Olympics here on Saturday.
The Chinese went down 21-15, 10-21, 17-21 to the Danish opponent in an hour and 10 minutes.
The 32-year-old veteran Dan had lost his semi-final match to Malaysian giant Lee Chong Wei in a neck-and-neck battle 21-15, 11-21, 20-22 at the Pavilion 4 of the Riocentro.

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