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Category: Badminton News Published: 22 April 2009
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THE Penang Badminton Association (PBA) will start promoting and developing badminton aggressively at grassroot level in an effort to bring back the glory days.

Newly elected PBA secretary Tony Tan Gim Hin said Penang has a good record of continually producingworld class players, including Datuk Teh Kew San, Datuk Eddy Choong, Tan Aik Huang, Tan Aik Mong in the 50s and 60s right tillDatuk Lee ChongWei t o d ay.

“The newly elected committee has unanimously decided to ‘tur un padang’ and identify young talent, especially in the rural areas,” said Tony.

Tony said the newly elected committee’s initial target is to help Penang perform well at the 2010 Malacca Malaysia Games.

Former vice president Dr Koay Ban Hing was elected the new PBA president after incumbent Datuk Liew Chook San declined to contest.

The newly elected 2009-11 committee — president: Dr Koay Ban Hing, vice presidents: Koay Chin Eng, Leong Kin Weng, Loh Meng Kiang, Irynn Lim Ai Ling and Prof Rabinvarjeet Singh.

Secretary: Tony Tan Gim Hin, assistant: Ch'ng Soon Pin, treasurer: Ong Boon Soon (incumbent) and assistant: Yong Ee San.

Affiliated committee members: ACS Union, Chinese Recreation Club, Spectra Enterprise, Bestech Enterprise, SRJK(C) Jit Sin A, Penang Civil Service Association, LTT Badminton Academy, Young Way Badminton Academy and Universiti

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