Chong Wei, Lin Dan inducted into Badminton Hall of fame

Datuk Lee Chong Wei will be inducted into the Badminton Fall of Fame, along with China's Lin Dan on May 26.

KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Lee Chong Wei has been elected into the Badminton Hall of Fame for 2023 along with China's Lin Dan.

The duo will be inducted by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) at a ceremony on May 26 at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Center (KLCC).

Chong Wei and Lin Dan dominated the men's singles for two decades until their respective retirement in 2019 and 2020.

Between them, they contested a total of five Olympics and 10 World Championships finals.

Both also set several records during the course of their long careers.

Chong Wei finished with 47 World Tour titles and was ranked world No. 1 for 349 weeks.

Lin Dan captured two Olympic gold medals and five world titles.

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