RIO DE JANEIRO: Malaysian badminton doubles pair Goh V Shem-Tan Wee Kiong received a boost prior to Friday’s finals with a letter from the Prime Minister’s wife, Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor (pic), congratulating them on their outstanding performance at the Rio Olympics on Wednesday.
Rosmah, who is the patron of the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM), wrote that she, Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak and family conveyed their profound congratulations to the two players for reaching the finals at the Rio Olympics.
The pair will meet China’s Fu Haifeng-Zhang Nan for the gold medal at Pavilion 4, Riocentro here on Friday.
Rosmah also sent a letter to national mixed doubles pair Chan Peng Soon and Goh Liu Ying, congratulating them, for clinching the silver medal.
“Prove to the world the ability that your possess and continue to inject the spirit of ‘Malaysia Boleh’,” she wrote.
Malaysian chef de mission Tan Sri Muhamed Al Amin Abdul Majid handed the letters to them at the Rio’s Olympic Village here. - Bernama