The Big Picture: Li Xuerui Wins Olympic Gold In 2012

As part of its celebration of the most memorable image from the sport, International Badminton Magazine presents Li Xuerui of China standing on the Olympic podium after beating compatriot Wang Yihan in the Women’s Singles final of the 2012 Olympic Games in London. Li, who plays under the banner of the Chinese People's Liberation Army, barely qualified for London 2012 thanks to an unexpected win at the Yonex All England that year where she was still relatively unknown​.

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