Choong Tan Fook & Zhang Jiewen

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  1. vching

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    my blog post on Choong and Zhang:

    A Fairytale Made In Heaven

    [​IMG]Malaysian Open 2004. Two veteran players from rivaling countries China and Malaysia meet each other for the first time. Coincidentally, both of them won their maiden Malaysian Open title there. Choong Tan Fook partnered Lee Wan Wah and clinched the Men's Doubles crown while Zhang Jiewen and Yang Wei achieved the Women's Doubles title. A secret relationship developed, as both did not want to be seen 'socializing with the enemy'. But as one would say: Love is blind. When Choong Tan Fook and Zhang Jiewen met four years ago, it started their intriguing and interesting yet heartwarming and reassuring story. This is indeed - a fairytale made in heaven, a case right out of storybooks.



    full article:The Badminton Blog - A Fairytale Made In Heaven
     
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    The news has been hotly circulated..

    ..it should be interesting to see where both will settle down..Will ZJW move down to M'sia (follow hubby, which should be the right thing to do) or will CTF move up to CHN (follow wifey, which could also be possible)..:cool:
    ..yes, if Sammy had read this thread from the beginning, the news was revealed. Even more so on post #46, by the man himself, ants..;):cool:
    ..?!:confused:..someone knew something in that link??..:confused:
     
  3. Sammy

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    I've been out of badminton for awhile. Too busy with life lately. Haha..kind of envy of CTF....getting such a pretty girl. :p Congratulation to them again.;)
     
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    yay! i really can`t wait for them to get married!! [:
     
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    If ZJW wants to be a coach after retirement, Msia better, now lack WD coach, China more competitve. Msia BJSS chief coach is from China.

    Or there's a 3rd possibility, both go other country, be husband-wife coaching team in some European country to bring up badminton there. Two in 1 package.:D
     
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    congratulations to choong tan fook!!...
     
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    congratulations to both of them...

    i am pretty sure their offspring will be a shuttler one day... :)
     
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    I think their first priority after they get married is to raise a family, as their window of opportunity will not wait for them for too long. Alternatively, one of them can continue to play and/or coach.
     
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    Obviously, that photographer knew about this romance :p
     
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    Dirty old man ... ;)
     
  11. ctjcad

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    Oh..

    ...you could've just linked this, as i was totally lost:
    http://www.badmintoncentral.com/forums/member.php?u=1 ;)
    Our ants probably knows more and much earlier than most if not all of us/the medias even knew about this relationship..While our photographer provided "proof" of the relationship..;)
     
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    This was posted by me in 2006. During that time.. not many knows about their relationship.. only selected few.
     
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    Wedding Bellls ring after OG08....

    Heee.....I also read from the newspaper that ZJW will soon be Mrs Choong after OG. A great piece of news to me. Sure a lot of broken hearts out there as ZJW will strictly belong to the one and only Mr Choong Tan Fook after OG. :D:D:D. CTF must be the luckiest guy in this world. Hope Mr and Mrs Choong can have a dozen of kids to form a soccer team. (not forgetting the goalies):D:D:D
     
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    yaya that day ccm even tease her and address her as malaysia bride! haha she smile til so sweet
     
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    this was a shock to me aswell! I wonder in what language they communicate in...all I know is that Zhang Jiewen speaks fluent cantonese
    heard her speech at the post-2004 olympics hong kong ceremony
     
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    hmmm..i just knew about this.Well,anyway..wish them all the best.
     
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    They speak the 'Language of LOVE' or use sign language...hahaha!!! Jokes aside, many chinese malaysians are multi-lingual, CTF may possibly speak mandarin or cantonese (depends where CTF hail from in MAS).;)
     
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    With the news of CTF/ZJW marriage after OLY08, would politics stop ZJW/YW playing in OLY MD?...I hope not. Their are my favorite pair to win OLY08 WD.
     

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