Chong Wei Wants To Increase All England Collections
Last update: 23/02/2018
KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 23 (Bernama) -- National badminton champion Datuk Lee Chong Wei is determined to add the All England championship title to his collection for the fifth time in the tournament which would take place on March 14-18 at Birmingham, England.
Chong Wei said he had his own mission to become the first national badminton player to win the most championships in the tournament which had an overall worth of USD$1,000,000 (RM3.9 million).
"The All England is a very special tournament because it is a prestigious competition, as a player I can feel the All England aura is different from the other Super Series tournaments.
"Despite many questioning my desire to compete in the All England, which I have won four times, I have my own mission to make history by winning the championship the most times," he told reporters when met at the Malaysian Badminton Academy here. today.
Chong Wei won the All England championship in 2010, 2011, 2014, 2017, equaling former singles players, Wong Peng Soon (1950, 1951, 1952, 1955) Eddy Chong (1953, 1954, 1956, 1957).....