Liek Hou to fully focus on singles as Games title defence approaches


We’re proud of you: Cheah Liek Hou (third from right) and Fareez Anuar (fourth from right) as well as wheelchair pair Noor Azwan Noorlan (right) and Ikhwan Ramli posing with their medals in Pattaya. Together with them are coaches Nova Armada (second from right) and Woon Sze Mei.

PETALING JAYA: Cheah Liek Hou will take a break from playing in the SU5 (upper impairment) men’s doubles, which is a non-Olympic event, to fully focus on his title defence at the Paris Paralympics.

He became Malaysia’s first Paralympic champion in badminton by winning the singles gold in Tokyo in 2021 and Liek Hou is expected to lock horns again with his nemesis Dheva Anrimusthi of Indonesia in Paris this year.

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