Khairy thinks Malaysia have deepness to catch Sudirman Mug

He prompted them to make use of the Rio Olympics as a motivation and also inspiration for the globe blended group competition, which will certainly be kept in Gold Coastline, Australia, from May 21-28.

It’s not surprising that Khairy has actually made this rallying phone call.

Malaysia remain in Team C of the Sudirman Mug with Japan and also Germany. They deal with Germany in their very first suit on May 23.


Besides Chong Wei, the others in the Sudirman Mug group are Iskandar Zulkarnain Zainuddin, Lee Zii Jia (guys’s songs); Goh V Shem-Tan Wee Kiong, Ong Yew Sin-Teo Ee Yi (males’s increases); Goh Jin Wei, Soniia Cheah (ladies’s songs); Vivian Hoo-Woon Khe Wei, Chow Mei Kuan-Lee Meng Yean (females’s increases); and also Tan Kian Meng-Lai Pei Jing, Chan Peng Quickly and also Cheah Yee See (blended increases).

KUALA LUMPUR: Young people as well as Sports Preacher Khairy Jamaluddin has actually tested the nationwide tennis group to catch the Sudirman Mug.

“It’s wrong to anticipate only Chong Wei or V Shem-Wee Kiong to win … everybody in the group should play his/her component to win. There ought to not be travelers in the group,” he stated.

” At the last Olympics, with the exception of Chong Wei, the various other shuttlers did not have high positions … yet the group showed terrific spirit to accomplish among our finest Olympic outcomes,” claimed Khairy.

In Rio de Janeiro last August, Malaysia won 3 silver medals– in guys’s songs (Lee Chong Wei); guys’s increases (Goh V Shem-Tan Wee Kiong); and also blended increases (Chan Peng Soon-Goh Liu Ying). Vivian Hoo-Woon Khe Wei additionally are entitled to reference for ending up being the initial females’s set to get to an Olympic quarter-finals.

“We do have deepness currently. The ladies shuttlers have actually stepped up,” stated Khairy.

In 2015, Malaysia collapsed out in the quarter-finals in Dongguan, China.

Malaysia have actually never ever exceeded the semi-finals in the Sudirman Mug. They have actually just gotten to the semi-finals when– in Guangzhou, China in 2009.

” I’m expecting the very same at the Sudirman Mug. Theoretically, the group might not be rated as favourites yet I think we have a group that could enter their initial last and also difficulty for the title.”

Although Malaysia will certainly miss out on the solutions of blended increases ace Liu Ying, that is out with a shoulder injury, others like Jin Wei, Soniia, Vivian-Khe Wei, Pei Jing as well as Yee See have actually boosted.

Khairy claimed that assumptions were greater for the Sudirman Mug this time around due to the fact that the group had much more deepness with the increase of requirement amongst the ladies shuttlers.

He, nonetheless, advised them versus being as well individualistic.

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