It was again the heartbreaking for World no 1 Lee Chong Wei in Olympic 2016 final World no.2 China’s Chen Long beaten Lee Chong Wei in straight 21-18, 21-18 . this is third time in row Lee Chong Wei claimed Silver medal in Olympics.
Lee Chong Wei who met 25 times Chen before this match was claiming better records against the Chen.
After match Chen said
“The men’s doubles gold medal yesterday was China badminton’s first in Rio. It gave me a lot of motivation and confidence and my result today has everything to do with my team-mates’ performance yesterday.”
After beating the Lin in semi finals Lee was favorite to win this match. Badminton World no 1 Lee never won the Olympic gold, this was may be this last chance as he is 33-year-old may be retired till next Olympics.
Before the Rio Games silver medal, Lee had won two silvers at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games and the London 2012.