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'Super Dan' wins badminton gold
Lin Dan jumped to an early lead and never looked back.
Beijing, China (Sports Network) - Known to many in China as "Super Dan," Lin Dan ended Malaysia's dream of winning its first Olympic gold medal by scoring a 21-12, 21-8 win over Lee Chong Wei Sunday night.

Lin raced to a 7-1 lead in the opening set and the world No.1 held on. In the second set, Lin opened an 8-0 lead on the way to the bruising victory.

"It was all down to intensive training," said Lin. "I had a lot of sleepless nights because I was nervous, but this allowed me to concentrate more and train harder."

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