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Chong Wei says sorry after heartbreaking final loss


Lee Chong Wei cries during medal presentation after losing 21-18, 21-18 to Chen Long of China during their men's single final at Riocentro in Rio De Janiero. - AZHAR MAHFOF/The Star.

Lee Chong Wei cries during medal presentation after losing 21-18, 21-18 to Chen Long of China during their men's single final at Riocentro in Rio De Janiero. - AZHAR MAHFOF/The Star.

RIO DE JANEIRO: World No. 1 men’s singles shuttler Lee Chong Wei was apologetic after his Rio Olympic final loss to China’s Chen Long, saying he regretted that he failed to deliver gold to the 30 million Malaysians.

“I’m really sorry to disappoint them. I tried my best, but I’ve got to accept that Chen Long played better than me.

   

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