Top seed Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia was drawn against Ville Lang of Finland, whilst current world number one, Lin Dan of China, takes on Scott Evans of Ireland in the opening round of the Olympic badminton event.
The draw for the Badminto men's singles, women's singles, men's and women's doubles and mixed doubles were held at the Main Press Centre in London on Monday.
After the draw, the Malaysian chef de mission, who was present at the draw, was guarded when asked about Top seed Lee Chong Wei's chances of winning a gold medal.
SOUNDBITE (English) (On Lee Chong Wei's draw)
"As a first seed, I think he and Lin Dan are playing only one person, so hopefully he will pull through."
SUPER CAPTION: Tun Ahmad Sarji, Chef de Mission, Malaysia
Badminton Olympic draw is madeTuesday, July 24 2012