Malaysia’s challenge at the 2018 Badminton Asia Championship in Wuhan, China, ended today when Lee Chong Wei went down to the in-form Kento Momota of Japan in the men's singles semi-finals.
Lee Chong Wei made light work of K. Srikanth to progress to the men's singles semi-finals of the 2018 Badminton Asia Championships on Friday.
Lee Chong Wei and K. Srikanth will play each other again on Friday after both reached the men's singles quarter-finals at the 2018 Badminton Asia Championships in Wuhan, China.
Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) president Norza Zakaria officially replaced Tunku Imran Tuanku Jaafar as Olympic Council of Malaysia (OCM) president after winning the post unopposed for the 2018-2021 term.
Winning the men's singles gold medal at the 2018 Commonwealth Games has motivated Lee Chong Wei to continue the positive momentum at the Badminton Asia Championships, which is set to take place from April 24 to 29 in Wuhan, China.
Malaysia ended their 2018 Commonwealth Games campaign with seven gold medals, bettering their 2014 tally by one.
Lee Chong Wei won his fifth Commonwealth Games gold medal after defeating India's Srikanth Kidambi in three sets in the men's singles final on Sunday.
Revenge was somewhat exacted by Chan Peng Soon and Goh Liu Ying as they beat Satwik Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponnappa to a mixed doubles bronze medal at the 2018 Commonwealth Games on Saturday.
Lee Chong Wei retained hope of winning his third Commonwealth Games gold medal in the men's singles event after beating Indian shuttler H.S. Prannoy in the semi-finals on Saturday.
Huang Ying How, chef de mission (CDM) of the Malaysian contingent to the 2018 Commonwealth Games, remains unfazed after Malaysia missed several gold medal opportunities.