Home > Sport > Badminton
Wednesday July 23, 2014 MYT 10:16:00 PM
Wednesday July 23, 2014 MYT 10:59:12 PM
by rajes paul
GLASGOW: Goh V Shem and Liew Daren have been given additional roles in this year’s Commonwealth Games.
V Shem will play in the mixed doubles for the first time with Lim Yin Loo while Daren has been teamed up with Chan Peng Soon in the men’s doubles.
V Shem will also play in the men’s doubles with Tan Wee Kiong while Daren is the replacement for the injured Lee Chong Wei in the men’s singles.
National singles coach Rashid Sidek said that “we are trying to optimise our chances in all the events”.
Initially, Wei Feng was slated for the men’s doubles but the coaches decided that it was best to let him focus on one event – the men’s singles.
In the mixed team event starting today, top seeds Malaysia will take on Barbados in a Group A tie at the Emirates Arena.
At the last Games in New Delhi in 2010, Malaysia won four gold medals through Chong Wei (men’s singles), Koo Kien Keat-Tan Boon Heong (men’s doubles), Kien Keat-Chin Eei Hui (mixed doubles) and the mixed team event.
Tags / Keywords:
Goh V Shem, Liew Daren, badminton, Commonwealth Games, Glasgow, Chong Wei Feng, Lim Yin Loo, Chan Peng Soon
Badminton prodigy Jin Wei to join Podium Programme
Wan Wah flattered to be on BAM coaching shortlist
Challenge ends for Malaysian shuttlers in Vietnam Open
Wei Feng readies for another rematch with Hyun-il
Peng Soon-Liu Ying marches on in Vietnam Open
Wan Wah in the shortlist to replace Kim Her
Improving Peng Soon-Liu Ying eye good show in Vietnam
June Wei and Satheish lay down marker for world junior meet
Kim Her departs to India with some words of wisdom
Finally, the girls will get to spar with 'em boys
Five unusual ways to build endurance for a marathon
CM: Uphold Sarawak's way
Chua: Treasury to look into the matter following appeals
Frequent flyer drives home sports car worth RM230,000
Copyright © 1995-2015 Star Media Group Berhad (ROC 10894D)(Formerly known as Star Publications (Malaysia) Berhad)