Lee Chong Wei defeated Chen Long to win Malaysian Open 2016

Apr 11, 2016 10:17 IST

Lee Chong Wei on 10 April 2016 won the men's singles title at the Malaysia Open 2016 held at the Malawati Stadium in Shah Alam, Malaysia.

The world No. 4 grabbed the title by defeating China’s world No. 1 Chen Long a 21-13, 21-8 in just 42 minutes.

The title is Chong Wei's 11th Malaysia Open crown after having won in 2004, 2005, 2006 and consecutively from 2008-2014.

About Lee Chong Wei

Lee Chong Wei is a Malaysian Chinese professional badminton player.

As a singles player, he was ranked first worldwide for 199 consecutive weeks from 21 August 2008 to 14 June 2012.

He is the third Malaysian player after Rashid Sidek and Roslin Hashim to achieve such a ranking, and is the only Malaysian shuttler to hold the number one ranking for more than a year.

He is a silver medallist in both the 2008 and 2012 Olympic Games, making him the sixth Malaysian to win an Olympic medal.

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