London: Zhang Nan and Zhao Yunlei are world and Asian champions and the new Olympic gold medalists " but they say their badminton partnership is just getting going.
"This gold medal is the beginning of our career," Zhao said after their win in the mixed doubles final on Friday.
The duo, who are a couple off court as well as on, easily handled second-ranked Xu Chen and Ma Jin 21-11, 21-17 in an all-Chinese match that quickly gathered an air of inevitability.
The most excitement came immediately afterwards, when Zhang threw his shoes into the crowd and grabbed a Chinese flag to wave around Wembley Arena....more
01:30 AM, Aug 04, 2012