Come meet the badminton heroes!
Thanks to SK, we have the following photograph – which was taken at the BWF World Senior Badminton Championships 2017.From left to right: Foo Lai Loon (MS 70+ ); Chan Wan Seong (MS60+); Loo Ah Hooi & Ching Kon Kong (MD70+)
SK also shared the following message from Chan Wan Seong:
BWF World Senior Badminton Championships 2017 – List of Malaysian Medalists :
In MD50+, Sarawakian Ting Wei Ping ( not from BU Dragons group) & Indonesian Bobby Ertanto ( 1982 Indonesia Thomas Cup Partner of Liem Swie King) won Gold Medal.
In MD40+, Kah Kok Cheong & Lum Chee Meng ( not from our BU Dragons group) won Silver Medal.
In MS60+, Chan Wan Seong, and Ong Then Lin ( Ong is under MBA Group) won Bronze Medal.
In MS70+, Foo Lai Loon won Bronze Medal.
In MD70+, defending champions Ching Kon Kong & Loo Ah Hooi won Bronze Medal.
So Malaysia has won a total of 6 medals :
1 Gold, 1 Silver, 4 Bronze .
“This is the official BWF World Senior Badminton Championships 2017 held once every 2 yrs.
In the 2015 edition, he won a Bronze Medal in MS60+ and in 2017, he won another Bronze Medal despite being 2 yrs older now and facing younger opponents who have migrated to the 60-64 years age category.”
In the 2015 edition, Malaysia won only one Gold in MD70+ through Ching Kon Kong/ Loo Ah Hooi, and one Bronze in MS60+ through Chan Wan Seong.
SK would also like to extend an invitation to ALL the Andersonians
Date: 23 Sept 2017 , Saturday
Time : 12.00 pm to 4.30 p.m. Hi Tea
Venue : Swez Brasserie East In Hotel Petaling Jaya
Cost: About RM 63 for Seniors Discount.
Contact Person: Darren Teh – firstname.lastname@example.org