Shuttler Srikanth loses to Lin Dan in Olympic quarters

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Rio de Janeiro, Aug 17 (IANS) India’s Kidambi Srikanth went down fighting to two-time defending champion Lin Dan in the quarter-finals of the Men’s Singles event of Badminton competitions at the Olympic Games here on Wednesday.

Five-time world champion Dan of China edged World No.11 Srikanth 21-6, 11-21, 21-18.

With this win, the 32-year-old Chinese legend took a 3-1 head-to-head lead against the 23-year-old Indian shuttler.

–IANS

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