PETALING JAYA: Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong has congratulated badminton men's double players Aaron Chia and Soh Wooi Yik for winning their Olympic Games opening match.
"Congratulations Aaron Chia and Soh Wooi Yik on their first win for Malaysia after defeating the Koreans!" said the Transport Minister in a Facebook post on Saturday (July 24).
The world No. 9 took 43 minutes to upstage South Korea's Seo Seung-jae-Choi Sol-gyu 24-22, 21-15 in their first Group D match at the Musashino Forest Sports Plaza in Tokyo today.
They will play against second seeds Hendra Setiawan-Mohd Ahsan of Indonesia on Monday (July 26) and their last match in the group will be against Canada's Jason Ho-Shue-Nyl Yakura.