All eyes on Kidambi Srikanth; faces Lin Dan of China in Quarter Finals: Shuttler Kidambi Srikanth must be upbeat with mounting tension as he faces the paramount task of competing with two-time Olympic gold medalist and five-time world champion Lin Dan of China. The face-off between Srikanth and Lin Dan will mark the quarterfinals match at the Rio Olympics 2016 badminton event. Srikanth and Lin Dan have been placed against each other four times in the past. In the recent time, Srikanth had overpowered Dan at the China Open in 2014.
Srikanth was on top of his game against former world number two Jan O Jorgensen. Srikanth’s performance at the top-16 match has raised the hopes of him beating Lin Dan in the quarterfinals.