Former national badminton player Lin Dan (林丹) made quite a name for himself both on and off the court. The Chinese national player was also famous for his rivalry with Malaysia’s shuttler Datuk Lee Chong Wei. In fact, some joked their kids would carry on the rivalry!
However, since retiring, Lin Dan has been living a quiet life with his family. It may be a quiet one, but there’s no denying its luxury. In fact, Lin Dan’s garden mansion in his hometown, Fujian was recently completed after 4 years.
Netizens broke the news on social media recently by congratulating the former player. “Congratulations to Super Dan (Lin Dan’s nickname) for moving to a new house!” they wrote and included photos of the grand-looking three-story mansion. Some even highlighted his concrete fence which had his Olympic achievements carved into it.
Fans revealed that the beautiful mansion had taken 4 years to be built and no expense had been spared in creating it. From the 4 meter-long chandelier, to the spacious garden with a fountain outside, and his gold-themed dining room, it certainly seems so.
Lin Dan supposedly went with a simple European design for his home but had been very selective in his décor and colours. Netizens were especially impressed with his billiard room. It has three racks full of liquor and paintings commemorating important moments in the badminton player’s career.
If the mansion itself wasn’t already oozing money, the luxury car worth 3 million yuan (~RM1.97 million) sitting in the garden should hint at how much wealth Lin Dan has! Well, he has worked long and hard on his badminton career. Guess it’s time for the 38-year-old to relax and enjoy life.
Source: China Press