Latest Badminton News and Articles

Lee Chong Wei highlights five Men’s Singles shuttlers to lift Malaysian flag at international stage (pic)

1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Category: Badminton News Published: 28 August 2012
Written by BadmintonPlanet.com Hits: 420

The Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) is passing through a critical phase as currently there is no worthy successor of the top player Lee Chong Wei but the shuttler has highlighted five players who have potential to become world beaters.

The London Olympics silver medallist Chong Wei, who has been positioned at number two in Men’s Singles world ranking, expressed that it is a tough task for BAM to replace him as there is no shuttler who could challenge the world.Lee Chong Wei highlights five Men’s Singles shuttlers to lift Malaysian flag at international stage

The 29-year-old Chong Wei pointed five potential shuttlers to life Malaysian flag at international stage and these shuttlers are Liew Daren, Mohd Arif Abdul Latif, Chan Kwong Beng, Misbun Ramdan and Chong Wei Feng.

The Malaysian mega star wants all shuttlers to give their best in training and improve in every department of the game in order to become potential contenders for title in major international tournaments.

While talking about the difficulty that BAM faces to find his replacement, Chong Wei said that even China, Indonesia and Denmark are also facing that same problem to find worthy successors of Lin Dan, Peter Hoeg Gade and Taufik Hidayat.

He stated, “Even China have difficulty trying to find a ‘second’ Lin Dan despite having a population of more than one billion while Malaysia only have a population of 28 million.”

He further added, “Indonesia and Denmark also find it hard to replace Taufik Hidayat and Peter-Gade Chris­tensen.”

Chong Wei also put emphasis on sending junior shuttlers in different international tournaments which will help them to gain valuable experience and to become one of the finest shuttlers in the world.

The Malaysian shuttler has a plan to attend Lin Dan’s wedding which is set to be held in the next month. He will leave for China if he gets free from Japan Open Super Series 2012 earlier to the wedding.

He said, “I’m hoping for an early final so I can fly from Tokyo to Beijing.”

Chong Wei wants all five Singles shuttlers to do their best and replace him but it requires a lot of hard work and dedication while setting a high target to achieve.

  • No comments found

Facebook

Twitter

Google Plus

Replays: Chinese Taipei 2014

playbutton-2014-square-chinese-taipei-open
Watch Replays
  • Recent News
  • Popular
Glasgow 2014: Malaysia beat England to defend mixed teams gold

Glasgow: On Monday's badminton mixed team event final, Malay

Glasgow 2014: Indian shuttlers cruise to final 16

Glasgow: Indian medal contenders, P.V. Sindhu and P.C. Thula

Glasgow 2014: England vs Malaysia in the mixed team final

Glasgow: England will face Malaysia in the badminton mixed t

Thomas Cup Final: Congratulations to Japan, thanks to Malaysia

New Delhi: In one of the classic Thomas Cup Final of the pas

Malaysia's Thomas Cup heroes get rousing homecoming

Sepang: Hundreds of fans packed the Kuala Lumpur Internation

Possible Lee Chong Wei vs. Lin Dan showdown in Japan Open

Kuala Lumpur: Lin Dan will have to qualify to play in the ma

Recommended Videos

  • 2014 All England - Badminton Videos
  • 2014 India Open - Badminton Videos
  • 2013 World Superseries Finals - Badminton Videos
  • 2013 India Open - Badminton Videos
  • 2013 World Championships - Badminton Videos
  • 2013 Denmark Open - Badminton Videos
  • 2013 Hong Kong Open - Badminton Videos
  • 2013 Japan Open - Badminton Videos
  • 2013 Indonesia Open - Badminton Videos
  • 2014 Korea Open - Badminton Videos
  • 2014 Singapore Open - Badminton Videos
  • 2014 Malaysia Open - Badminton Videos
Previous Next