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Rio Olympics 2016, Chen Long Overcomes Lee Chong Wei to Win Gold

Malaysia's Lee Chong Wei suffered a 3rd successive Rio Olympics 2016 men's singles final defeat as he lost the gold-medal match at Rio 2016 to China's Chen Long.

World number two Long, who claimed bronze at London UK in 2012, won 21-18 21-18 as top seed Lee missed out on earning his country a first ever Olympic gold. If we look at previous year, Long beat Lee to become world champion and again proved too good for his rival.

Denmark's Viktor Axelsen beat China's Lin Dan 15-21 21-10 21-17 for bronze. Lin had beaten Lee to gold at Beijing 2008 and London 2012 but left Rio without a medal. Image Source