Badminton: Beating Lin Dan is nice, but I'm a long way from the top, says Singapore's Loh Kean Yew

From last October until this month, Singapore's Loh Kean Yew had been training in Denmark, where he was also playing for Langhoj Badminton Club.
From last October until this month, Singapore's Loh Kean Yew had been training in Denmark, where he was also playing for Langhoj Badminton Club.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - He had just beaten arguably the best shuttler of all time Lin Dan on Sunday (Jan 13), is chasing an improbable Olympic gold-medal dream, but Singapore's Loh Kean Yew is not getting carried away.

Just over 24 hours after his sensational Thailand Masters men's singles final win over the Chinese legend, who has two Olympic golds and five world titles, Loh told The Straits Times in a phone interview from Denmark on Tuesday: "All along I have believed I could get to the top, and beating Lin Dan is nice, but I also know that this is just one win and there is still a long way for me to go."

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