London: Currently ranked World No.1, Chinese shuttler Lin Dan is seeded second in the Olympic badminton tournament as the draw will take place on Monday at the Olympic Park.
Across the five medal events - men's and women's singles, men's and women's doubles and mixed doubles - there will be a total of 172 players in the draw, evenly split between men and women.
The London Games will witness the debut of a new competition formant which includes group stage and knock-out stage.
The draw will allocate players into 16 round-robin groups of two or three for the men's and women's singles events, and four groups of four for the men's, women's and mixed doubles....more
11:48 PM, Jul 22, 2012