Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong

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  1. visor

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    PETALING JAYA: Men’s doubles shuttler Tan Wee Kiong will be playing with an extra spring in his steps at the Denmark Open in Odense from Oct 18-23.

    The 27-year-old Wee Kiong broke the hearts of his adoring legion of female fans when he married 28-year-old beautician Chia Shi Leng on Wednesday.

    Wee Kiong’s fan base expanded tremendously after he won the men’s doubles silver medal with Goh V Shem at the Rio Olympics in August.

    “We had set this date even before the Olympics. I’ve known her since we began playing badminton together in Johor, but became close seven years ago,” said Wee Kiong.



    “We registered our marriage today and we’ll have our wedding dinner at a later date as I’m always travelling for tournaments.

    “I’m also focused on training, but she has been faithful, supportive and accommodating.

    “So, I will be more than motivated to do well at the Denmark Open. A good showing will surely make her happy.”

    Wee Kiong also has another reason to do well in Denmark as he and V Shem have moved up two spots to No. 7 in the world rankings.

    “This is the highest we have reached in the world. Hopefully, we will move up further with better showing in Denmark,” said Wee Kiong.

    The US$700,000 Denmark Open is the eighth leg of the Superseries Tour this season. There are three stops remaining – in France, China and Hong Kong.

    Only the top eight pairs after the 12-leg Tour will get to compete in the BWF World Superseries in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates, from Dec 14-12.

    V Shem-Wee Kiong are in second spot of the Superseries rankings.

    Having failed to reach any of the finals of the Superseries so far this year, the duo will be hoping for better luck in Odense.

    “V Shem and I have been quite focused on our training despite having to juggle with other personal commitments. We’re looking forward to a good showing in Odense,” said Wee Kiong, who reached the semi-finals of the Korean Open in Seoul with V Shem last month.

    http://www.thestar.com.my/sport/badminton/2016/10/12/tan-wee-kiong-marries-sweetheart-chia-shi-leng/


    Congrats TWK!
     
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    congrats to this wonderful pair for winning their first super series premier championship as a pair. Its their first final and first trophy.
     
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    their win in Denmark Open will make their world ranking further up and securing the SS Finals spot on coming December in Dubai...
     
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    Hopefully these results can continue in the future.
    Been my favourite pair to watch for some time now
     
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    unfortunately they lost in 1st round of the French Open, thus they have to wait for another run in coming China Open & Hong Kong Open next month...
    however at least they had secure the place for Dubai Super Series Finals this December...
     
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    Still inconsistent...
     
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    Maybe they wanna get off early to enjoy some fine French dining...
     
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    Fair enough then :D
     
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    Didn't expect them to progress far in this tournament. Hangover from last week's triumph.
     
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    Were they the first Malaysian athletes who had Olympic Gold Medal point ?
     
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    yes, but failed to deliver, thus only get a silver medal...
     
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    Initially no one expects them to get a medal in Olympics.

    When reaching the finals, everyone was then hoping for them to win it since they've beaten fhf earlier. Then crash they go.

    Sad yoyo case. I expect to see more yoyo... Malaysian players are good with playing yoyo... lol. ;)
     
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    Unfortunately true... :(
     
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    One thing unusual I find about Malaysians (I'm one myself btw) is that there are many who are quite harsh on their own players.

    Watch any of the MAS open games when MAS players are playing (especially MD) and you'll often hear spectators in the crowd booing their own players when they make a mistake or an unforced error. You don't see this with other countries and their players. Very unusual.
     
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    that's because the MAS fans are sick of seeing own players being defeats occasionally, even lost to the very low rank players...
     
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    jump jump!
     
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    http://www.bwfbadminton.org/page.aspx?id=14955

    Well... @visor
    I'll take my apology in whatever form you'd like... ;)







    Admittedly there have been several fortunate circumstances recently that may have helped them, but I always had faith :D:p
     
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    Lol... well, let's see happens next week at Dubai... that's when the rubber hits the road. Out of that top 10, perhaps only Chai/Hong and Fernaldi/Sukamuljo will be an obstacle to them.
     

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