Watch live as retired badminton world champion Lin Dan Chinese and Lee Chong Wei Malaysia – widely regarded as the sport’s two greatest players – inducted into the BWF Hall of Fame.

The duo held a press conference. Kuala Lumpur Early on Friday, May 26, before they took office.

There are several bigger names in badminton. Lin is a two-time Olympic champion and five-time world champion, while Lee holds the record for most weeks spent as world number one with a staggering 349 weeks.

Representing the People’s Republic of China and Malaysia, respectively, Lin and Lee met twice. Olympic Games finals – both went the way of the Chinese star.

They have also appeared in 10 World Championship finals among them.

Lee announced his retirement from badminton in 2019, while Lin did the same in 2020.

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