Latest Badminton News and Articles

World champion Lin Dan beaten in Korean final (pic)

1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Category: Badminton News Published: 27 January 2008
Written by BadmintonPlanet.com Hits: 1575

SEOUL - Lee Hyun-il thrilled his home crowd with a battling victory over world champion Lin Dan of China in the final of the Korean Open Super Series on Sunday.

Image
China's Lin Dan complains to a referee during the men's singles final of the Yonex Korea Open Badminton Super Series against South Korea's Lee Hyun-il in Seoul January 27, 2008. [Agencies]

 

Image
Lin Dan tried to argue and hit staff member from Korean team with his racket

Image
Lin Dan was having a serious fight with Lee Hyun-il's coach, Lee Mao (originally from china)
 

 

Image
The racket that Lin Dan was trying to use to hit the Korean's coach, Li Mao

In a classic 71-minute encounter, Lee recovered from a terrible start to triumph 4-21 23-21 25-23.

The victory was revenge for Lee who has a modest record against Lin and most notably lost to him in the final of the All England championships in Birmingham in 2006.

There was also a surprise in the women's singles final where unseeded Zhou Mi from Hong Kong ousted third seed Lu Lan of China 21-18 15-21 21-15 in a match lasting just under an hour.

The Korean tournament was the second in this year's 12-strong Super Series. The next event is the All England in March and the Series finals are in December.

  • No comments found

Facebook

Twitter

Google Plus

Live: World Champs 2014

playbutton-2014-square-world-championships
Watch Live

SF - Carolina Marin vs P. V. Sindhu

SF - Chen Long bt Tommy Sugiarto, 21-16 22-20

Related Badminton News

  • Recent News
  • Popular
Li Xuerui vs Carolina Marin in women's singles final

Copenhagen: On Saturday, top seed Li Xuerui of China ended t

Koo Kien Keat says farewell in rubber game loss

Copenhagen: Goodbye, Kien Keat. Koo Kien Keat, one of the m

World Champs run ends for Hoon Thien How/Tan Wee Kiong

Copenhagen: The sole men's doubles representative of Malaysi

Lin Dan joins torch relay for 2014 Youth Olympics

Nanjing: Two times Olympic gold medalist Lin Dan was one of

Chan Peng Soon to split with Lai Pei Jing

Kuala Lumpur: Despite gradual progress towards stabilization

Koo Kien Keat’s last shot at World Champs

Kuala Lumpur: Badminton is a rigorous and physically demandi

Recommended Videos

  • 2013 Denmark Open - Badminton Videos
  • 2013 India Open - Badminton Videos
  • 2013 Hong Kong Open - Badminton Videos
  • 2014 Malaysia Open - Badminton Videos
  • 2013 World Championships - Badminton Videos
  • 2013 Indonesia Open - Badminton Videos
  • 2013 World Superseries Finals - Badminton Videos
  • 2013 Japan Open - Badminton Videos
  • 2014 All England - Badminton Videos
  • 2014 India Open - Badminton Videos
  • 2014 Singapore Open - Badminton Videos
  • 2014 Korea Open - Badminton Videos
Previous Next