Lin Dan

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Lin Dan (born 14 October 1983) is a Chinese former professional badminton player. He is a two-time Olympic champion, five-time World champion, as well as a six-time All England champion. Widely regarded as the greatest badminton player of all time, by the age of 28 Lin had completed the "Super Grand Slam", having won what some consider to be the nine major titles in the badminton world: Olympic Games, World Championships, World Cup, Thomas Cup, Sudirman Cup, Super Series Masters Finals, All England Open, Asian Games, and Asian Championships, becoming the first and only player to achieve this feat. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lin Dan has received more than 1,799,689 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Lin Dan is the most popular badminton player (up from 2nd in 2019), the 782nd most popular biography from China (down from 674th in 2019) and the most popular Chinese Badminton Player.

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Among badminton players, Lin Dan ranks 1 out of 81After him are Lee Chong Wei, Peter Gade, Taufik Hidayat, Park Joo-bong, Susi Susanti, Alan Budikusuma, Carolina Marín, Pullela Gopichand, Prakash Padukone, Camilla Martin, and Zhang Ning.

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Among people born in 1983, Lin Dan ranks 101Before him are Chris Hughes, Jérémy Toulalan, Daniela Hantuchová, Arsenie Todiraș, Mark Selby, and Anahí. After him are Vladimir Stojković, Bradley James, Jorge Valdivia, Mamoru Miyano, Fernando Verdasco, and Ruslan Ponomariov.

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Among people born in China, Lin Dan ranks 782 out of 1,186Before him are Lu Han (1990), Liao Yiwu (1958), Hao Haidong (1970), Feng Xiaogang (1958), Tang Wei (1979), and Xie Jun (1970). After him are Dilraba Dilmurat (1992), Ilham Tohti (1969), Hu Chunhua (1963), Wu'erkaixi (1968), Liu Yang (1978), and Pauline Chan Bo-Lin (1973).


Among badminton players born in China, Lin Dan ranks 1After him are Zhang Ning (1975), Xie Xingfang (1981), Gao Ling (1979), Fu Haifeng (1984), Cai Yun (1980), Chen Long (1989), Yang Wei (1979), Chen Jin (1986), Gong Zhichao (1977), Gu Jun (1975), and Yu Yang (1986).