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Semifinalists set for men's badminton

Beijing, China (Sports Network) - China moved two players into the semifinals of the men's badminton tournament at the Beijing Olympics.

Top-seeded Lin Dan will meet teammate and fourth-seeded Chen Jin in the round of four after dispatching Denmark's Peter Hoeeg Gade 21-13, 21-16 on Thursday. Chen moved on to the semis with a 21-8, 21-14 win over Hsieh Yu-Hsing of Chinese Taipei.

The other semifinal will pit second-seeded Malaysian Lee Chong Wei -- a 21-9, 21-11 winner over Sony Dwi Kuncoro of Indonesia -- against Lee Hyunil of Korea, who beat third-seeded Bao-Chunlai of China 23-21, 21-11.

Meanwhile, two teams from Indonesia made it through to the semifinals in the doubles bracket. The other teams are from China and Korea.

08/14 12:40:41 ET


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