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Pages: 111. Not illustrated. Chapters: Olympic Archers of Malaysia,
Olympic Athletes of Malaysia, Olympic Badminton Players of
Malaysia, Olympic Canoeists of Malaysia, Olympic Cyclists of
Malaysia, Olympic Footballers of Malaysia, Lee Chong Wei, Wong Mew
Choo, Koo Kien Keat, Wong Pei Tty, Lee Wan Wah, Azizulhasni Awang,
Chan Chong Ming, Choong Tan Fook, Tan Boon Heong, Rashid Sidek,
Chin Eei Hui, Wong Choong Hann, Razif Sidek, Jalani Sidek, Cheah
Soon Kit, Chow Chee Keong, Mani Jegathesan, Soh Chin Aun, Josiah
Ng, Ong Ewe Hock, Lee Hup Wei, Yuan Yufang, Cheng Chu Sian, Wan
Khalmizam, Koo Luam Khen, Muhammad Marbawi, Yap Kim Hock, Santokh
Singh, Loo Kum Zee, Murugayan Kumaresan, Mon Redee Sut Txi, Sal
Ayob. Excerpt: Datuk Lee Chong Wei (simplified Chinese: traditional
Chinese: pinyin: L Zngwi, born in Georgetown, Penang; October 21,
1982) is a professional badminton player from Malaysia who resides
in Bukit Mertajam. Lee won the silver medal in the 2008 Olympic
Games, thus becoming the first Malaysian to reach the final of the
men's singles event and ending Malaysia's Olympic medal drought
since the 1996 Games. This achievement also earned him the title
Datuk, and a description by Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun
Razak as national hero. As a singles player, Lee was again ranked
first worldwide on August 21, 2008. He is the third Malaysian men's
singles shuttler after Rashid Sidek and Roslin Hashim to achieve
such a ranking (since official rankings were first kept in the
1980s), and is the only Malaysian shuttler to hold the ranking for
more than two weeks. Lee is also the reigning All England champion.
Lee has won many international badminton titles in his career,
including many Super Series titles. However, despite his status
among the world's elite, Lee has only managed to capture bronze (in
2005) at the BWF World Championships. ...
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