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Chong Wei’s office broken into, computers taken (pic)

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 16 October 2012
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PETALING JAYA: While Datuk Lee Chong Wei was away playing in the Denmark Open, thieves broke into the world badminton No. 1's office in Bandar Puteri Puchong and carted away several computers, including those which contained pre-wedding photos for his marriage next month.

His brother Lee Chong Hoon, 38, director of Chong Wei Binajaya, said the break-in was discovered by an employee at 9am yesterday when she arrived for work at the first floor of the four-storey shoplot.Prized possession: Chong Hoon showing the two badminton racquets that were left behind by the thieves in Chong Wei’s office in Bandar Puteri Puchong.

“The gate grille on the ground floor was cut, the office was forced open and another door inside the office was broken.

“A total of seven I-Mac computers were stolen and the office was in a mess.

 

Chong Wei stays focused despite his office being burgled (pic)

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 16 October 2012
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PETALING JAYA: Everybody, it seems, wants a piece of world No. 1 Lee Chong Wei these days.

On Sunday, thieves broke into Chong Wei’s office at Bandar Puteri Puchong and carted away several computers, including one which contained pre-wedding pictures of Chong Wei and former national shuttler Wong Mew Choo.

But Chong Wei, who is already in Odense for the Denmark Open, has promised he won’t let the burglary affect the task at hand.

“I informed Chong Wei the minute I heard about the incident, but he was probably still suffering from jetlag and was a little groggy given the time difference,” said Chong Wei’s elder brother, Chong Hoon.Facing the press: Lee Chong Hoon, brother of Chong Wei, speaking to reporters yesterday.

“He was concerned about the theft because it might affect the wedding (scheduled for Nov 10).

“Still, he said that it will not affect his performance in Denmark ... we’re all hoping for the best.

 

Chong Wei remains focused

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 16 October 2012
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DENMARK OPEN: World No 1 not distracted by wedding preparations

LEE Chong Wei, despite being kept busy with his wedding preparations, will be the player to beat in the Denmark Open  when the premier super series event begins in Odense today.

But unlike Chong Wei, men's doubles Koo Kien Keat-Tan Boon Heong will be hunted down by their opponents.

Chong Wei will marry former women's international Wong Mew Choo and the wedding will be held at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC) over two days on Nov 9-10 but the World No 1 continues with his training.

He will only miss the French Open on Oct 23-28 but he has provisionally entered for the China Open on Nov 13-18 which is just three days after his wedding.

 

Chong Wei says Mew Choo’s patience won him over (pic)

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 12 October 2012
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KUALA LUMPUR: After waiting for 11 years, and keeping his love life private, world No. 1 Lee Chong Wei is finally ready to tie the knot with Wong Mew Choo on Nov 10 at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre.

And yesterday Chong Wei, who will turn 30 on Oct 21, finally opened up a little to reveal that it was Mew Choo’s patience that won his heart.

“I’ve known Mew Choo since my junior days and we’ve been in and out of relationship for the last 11 years. Of course, there have been misunderstandings but she has always stood by me,” said Chong Wei.Love birds: Lee Chong Wei and Wong Mew Choo posing during one of their photoshoots at the Sepang Gold Coast Palm Tree Resort Thursday

“She knew me and liked me even when I was a nobody ... and she has not changed. She has waited for me for a long time and I decided that it was time to marry her. She is one patient woman and I like that quality in her.”

The wedding plan very nearly came undone when Mew Choo’s grandmother passed away recently.

According to Chinese custom, they have to be married within 100 days of the funeral or wait for another three years.

 

Chong Wei skips French Open as it is too close to his wedding (pic)

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 12 October 2012
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PETALING JAYA: World No. 1 Lee Chong Wei will not compete in the French Open from Oct 23-28 as it too close to his wedding with Wong Mew Choo early next month.

It is believed that the 29-year-old Chong Wei and former national player Mew Choo will get married on Nov 10-11, thus his pullout from the French meet.

The withdrawals of his close friends and rivals – Lin Dan, Chen Long and Chen Jin of China and Indonesia’s Taufik Hidayat – from the Paris meet have added credence to the wedding rumours.Gunning for a Danish delight: Lee Chong Wei will compete in the Denmark Open but not the French Open.

Chong Wei, however, will still compete in the Denmark Open, from Oct 16-21. He is the top seed.

Despite the withdrawals of several top stars, the French Open will not be short on quality as Indonesian world No. 5 Simon Santoso has been given top billing, followed by Japan’s Sho Sasaki.

 

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