About Janice Woon
Malaysian professional badminton player who is best known for her work in the doubles event.
With a passion for the sport at a young age, she began competing and playing professionally with several partners. She gained international success when her and her partner won a gold medal at 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow
She is known for reaching the quarterfinals with her partner in the 2016 Rio Olympic games.
Family of Janice Woon
She was born and raised in Selangor, Malaysia.
Close associates of Janice Woon
She is known for being the partner of fellow professional badminton player Vivian Hoo Kah Mun. She can also be seen in relation to other professionals in the sport including Wang Shixian and Carolina Marin.
About Koo Kien Keat
Professional badminton player who was part of the world s #1-ranked men s doubles team in 2010.
He studied at Bukit Jalil Sports School.
He and his doubles partner, Tan Boon Heong, defeated a Chinese team to win the BWF World Championships in 2010.
Family of Koo Kien Keat
His family lived in the Malaysian Perak State capital of Ipoh at the time of his birth.
Close associates of Koo Kien Keat
He is a contemporary of the Chinese badminton player and Olympian Lin Dan.
About Gail Emms
English badminton player who won the mixed doubles title at the BWF World Championships as well as the Commonwealth Games in 2006. She won a silver medal representing England at the 2004 Summer Olympics and retired from the sport shortly after participating in the 2008 Summer Olympics.
She started playing badminton at age 4 and attended the private girls school Dame Alice Harpur School in Bedford. She graduated with a BSc in Sports Science from Kingston University in 1998.
In march 2014 she appeared on the BBC game show Sport Relief s Top Dog along with her dog Raffa, who ended up winning the competition.
Family of Gail Emms
Her first child, Harry, was born in 2010. Her second child, Oliver, was born in 2013.
Close associates of Gail Emms
She completed against South Korean player Lee Young-dae in the quarterfinals of the 2008 Summer Olympics.
About Lee Chong Wei
Badminton player who made his Olympic debut at the 2008 games in Beijing, where he earned a silver medal.
He began playing badminton at age 11, and was drafted to the national team at age 17.
He was ranked the number one singles player in the world from August 21, 2008 to June 14, 2012.
Family of Lee Chong Wei
He married teammate Wong Mew Choo on November 9, 2012, and they had a son, Kingston, on April 12, 2013.
Close associates of Lee Chong Wei
He was the third Malaysian player to be ranked number one, joining the likes of Roslin Hashim.
About Eddy Choong
Malaysian-born, Chinese badminton player who became a member of the Badminton Hall of Fame in 1997.
He was born in Penang, Malaysia.
He was a four-time men s singles winner at the All England Open Badminton Championships.
Family of Eddy Choong
His brother, David Ewe Choong, with whom he played men s doubles, was also a badminton professional.
Close associates of Eddy Choong
Lee Chong Wei is a younger, Malaysian-born badminton player.
About Debby Susanto
Badminton player specializing in doubles who has been ranked as one of the top 10 double players in the world during her illustrious career. She has taken home gold medals at tournaments like the 2013 and 2015 Southeast Asian Games.
As a junior player, she won gold at the 2007 Asia Junior Championships.
She made it to the quarterfinal stage at the 2016 Summer Olympics.
Family of Debby Susanto
Her parents are Sugiyanti Budiman and Susanto Darmawan.
Close associates of Debby Susanto
She became the doubles partner of Praveen Jordan in 2014.