Born on 21st October 1982, in Perak, Datuk Lee Chong Wei is a professional badminton player from Malaysia who is the only Malaysian badminton player till now who has held the World No.1 ranking for more than a year.
His major achievements:-
Three Olympic silver medals in men's singles event of the year 2008, 2012 and 2016
Bagged silver medal at the BWF World Championship of the year 2011, 2013 and 2015
Dominated the Badminton Asia Championship of the year 2006 in men's singles and repeated the victory after ten years (in 2016)
Secured second position at the Thomas Cup (World Men's Team Championships) of the year 2014
Dominated the men's singles and mixed team event of the Commonwealth Games of the year 2006 and repeated the victory after four years
In 2016, Chong was bestowed with the title of "Datuk Wira" from Malacca Governor Mohd Khalil Yaakob
Honoured with the Penang Sportsman Award eight times: 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2016
Bestowed with the National Sportsman Award in 2005, 2008, 2011, 2012
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