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None of the five recipients of the Eddy Choong Players of the Year Award thus far is a Malaysian. And doubles chief coach Yap Kim Hock feels that national shuttlers should draw inspiration from the Award and strive to win more honours for the country.
A major obstacle has been cleared for the Malaysian men's doubles pairs even before the start of the All-England.
Mohd Hafiz Hashim produced a scintillating performance, including a magnificent fightback in the first game, to stun top seed and defending champion Chen Hong of China 17-14, 15-10 and end Malaysia#8217;s agonising 37-year wait for the All-England men#8217;s singles crown at the National Indoor Arena in Birmingham yesterday.
Mohd Hafiz Hashim was not even born when a Malaysian last won the prestigious All-England men's singles crown. But yesterday, at the National Indoor Stadium in Birmingham, the Nusa Mahsuri shuttler made the nation proud by becoming the first Malaysian to win the title since Tan Aik Huang back in 1966.
At just 20 years old, Mohd Hafiz Hashim has won one of the most prestigious tournaments in the world #8211; the All-England men's singles title. So, what#8217;s next for Malaysia's shuttle king? Here, he talks to Starsport's RAJES PAUL about his awesome show of power in Birmingham and his plans.
Seven-time All-England champion Datuk Eddy Choong has thrown down the gauntlet to Mohd Hafiz Hashim.
It's a family affair in Malaysian badminton. Way back, there were the Tans #8211; Aik Huang and Aik Mong and the Choongs #8211; Eddy and David. Then came the Sideks #8211; Misbun, Razif, Jalani, Rashid and Rahman. Now, the day of the Hashims has dawned. And the Latifs could be next.