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Chinese badminton team arrive in London

07-24-2012 05:21 BJT Special Report:2012 London Olympic Games |

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China’s Olympians are reaching for the gold at this summer’s Olympics, as they begin to arrive in London. The Chinese badminton landed on Sunday, voicing their hopes for the games.

Lin Dan, Olympic badminton singles champion, said, "I haven’t thought about it too much, I want to first make sure I do well in the group matches and then think about the next stage. I hope the next few days of matches will help me get better and better."

Fu Haifeng, badminton men’s doubles silver medalist in Beijing, said, "I feel good because we’ve prepared for this for a long time, this is the third time we’ve taken part in the Olympics so we’ve prepared for all aspects. I believe that if we give it our all, there should be no problem."

Currently ranked Number one in the world, Lin Dan will defend his badminton title against unheralded Scott Evans of Ireland. Monday’s draw at the Olympic Park also pitted top-seeded Lee Chong Wei, who lost to Lin in the Beijing Olympic final, against Ville Lang of Finland.



Editor:Zhang Dan |Source: CNTV.CN

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