OLYMPICS 2008 – Zhang Ning carries flag

Zhang Ning, the Olympic Gold medallist in the women’s single event was the athlete carrying the flag for the Chinese delegation at the closing Ceremony on Saturday, August 24th. This […]

Zhang Ning, the Olympic Gold medallist in the women’s single event was the athlete carrying the flag for the Chinese delegation at the closing Ceremony on Saturday, August 24th. This is a great sign of appreciation of Zhang’s incredible efforts and success, 4 years after clinching Gold in Athens. Badminton was greatly represented through out these Games, with Zhang Jun as one of the last torch bearers and Li Lingwei as one of the eight Olympic flag holders.

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Raphael is the Chief Editor of Badzine International. He is the founder of the website together with Jean François Chauveau. After many years writing for the BWF and many publications around the world about badminton, he now leads a team of young and dynamic writers for Badzine.