RIO2016 Olympics Badminton Starts Today: Lee Chong Wei, Chen Long, Lin Dan, Viktor Axelsen
The Rio Olympics badminton events officially start today, August 11th, 2016!
Who do you think will be the top three medalists in the Rio Olympics 2016? Let me know in the comment section below for a chance to win $50 off your badminton purchase at Yumo.ca. Contest details at the end of this blog post!
To get you up to speed, here are the profiles of the top 4 ranking male players in the world right now.
Lee Chong Wei
Born: October 21, 1982
- 2011, 2010, 2009 BWF’s Player of the Year
- 2013 Most Popular Icon on Television Award by RTM
- 2012, 2008 Silver medalist at the London and Beijing Olympics
Born: January 18, 1989
- 2015, 2014 winner of the Jakarta and Copenhagen World Championships
- 2012 Bronze medalist at the London Olympics
- 2007 BWF World Junior Champion
Born: October 14, 1983
- 2013, 2011, 2009, 2007, 2006, 2005 winner of the World Championships
- 2012, 2008 Gold medalist at the London and Beijing Olympics
- 2016, 2012, 2009, 2007, 2006, 2004 winner of the All England Open Badminton Championships
Born: January 4, 1994
- 2016 will be his first Olympics in RIO
- 2015 placed 2nd at the Japan Open
- Played against Lin Dan in the finals.
- 2010 World Junior Champion
- First European to hold the title.
Check out the video below to see their badminton highlights:
Yumo Rio Olympics 2016 Contest Details:
Who do you think will be the top 3 medalists in this year's Rio Olympics 2016 Men's Singles category?
Let us know by commenting below in order: Gold, Silver, and Bronze for a chance to win $50 shopping credit towards any badminton equipment at Yumo.ca. Don't miss out!
DEADLINE: August 16th, 11:59PM
Check out the link below for the full schedule!
Rules & Regulations:
- To submit an entry you must comment under this blog post!
- If more than one person guesses all three medalists correctly, the winner of the $50 Yumo credit will be drawn at random. The 2nd and 3rd person who guesses correctly will also win a prize!
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