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Lee Chong Wei

Badminton Player
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Net worth 2018: $45 Million
Industry: Sportspersons
Residence: Bagan Serai
Country: Malaysian
BirthDay: 21 October 1982
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Lee Chong Wei was bornon 21 October 1982 in Bagan Serai, Malaysian, is Badminton Player. Lee Chong Wei is a Malaysian professional badminton player whose commendable performances in the game for many years have earned him the title ‘Dato’ and the status of a national hero. Throughout his career, he has won several gold medals, including the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne and the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi. He won a silver medal in both the 2008 and 2012 Olympic Games, making him the sixth Malaysian to win an Olympic medal and the first Malaysian to reach the finals in the men's singles event. As a singles player, he was ranked World Number 1 for 199 successive weeks from August 2008 to June 2012. After Rashid Sidek and Roslin Hashim, he is the third Malaysian player to achieve this feat and is the only Malaysian badminton player to hold the number one position for more than a year. He won the prestigious Yonex All England Open titles in 2010 and 2011 in a row while in 2014 he won his tenth Malaysia Open title. He received several awards throughout his career honouring his achievements. His biography, 'Dare to be a Champion' was released in 2012 and is a bestseller in his country.


$45 Million


In January 2016, he won his fifth Malaysia Masters title


In 2015, on resuming, his first tournament was the Sudirman Cup


In November 2014, the Badminton World Federation confirmed his temporary suspension due to the anti-doping regulation violation


Later in 2013, he also won his second India Open, fifth Indonesia Open, fourth Japan Open, and the Hong Kong Open title


After recovery, he returned to play in the London Olympic Games 2012


In January 2011, he won his seventh Malaysia Open title


He won the prestigious Yonex All England Open titles in 2010 and 2011 successively while in 2014 he won his tenth Malaysia Open title


In June 2009, he received the ‘Darjah Bakti’ (DB) award from Tuanku Mizan Zainal Abidin for his achievements in the 2008 Olympics


In August 2008, as a reward for winning a silver medal at the 2008 Olympic Games, he received RM 300,000 and a lifetime monthly pension of RM 3,000


In the second half of 2007, he won the Philippines Open, the Japan Open, and the French Open


He won gold at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne and the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi


In 2005, he won two titles, his second Malaysia Open title and the Denmark Open


He also qualified for the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, where he defeated Ng Wei of Hong Kong in the first round but was defeated by Chen Hong in the second round


In 2003, Lee Chong Wei reached his first major tournament final in the Malaysia Open


Lee Chong Wei was born on 21 October 1982 in Bagan Serai, Perak

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