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This is a Chinese name; the family name is Lee (李). Lee Chong Wei | | Personal information | Birth name | 李宗伟 | Born | October 21, 1982 (age 28)
George Town, Penang,Malaysia | Height | 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) | Weight | 60 kg (130 lb; 9.4 st) | Country | Malaysia | Handedness | Right | Coach | Tey Seu Bock | Men's singles | Highest Ranking | 1 (29 June 2006 –20 July 2006,
24 August 2006 –21 September 2006,
21 August 2008 –) | Current Ranking | 1 (July 14, 2011[1]) | Medal record[hide] Competitor for Malaysia | Men's badminton | Olympic Games | Silver | 2008 Beijing | Men's singles | World Championships | Bronze | 2005 Anaheim | Men's singles | Asian Games | Silver | 2010 Guangzhou | Men's singles | Bronze | 2006 Doha | Men's singles | Bronze | 2006 Doha | Team | Sudirman Cup | Bronze | 2009 Guangzhou | Team | Thomas Cup | Bronze | 2010 Kuala Lumpur | Team | Bronze | 2008 Jakarta | Team | Bronze | 2006 Sendai/Tokyo | Team | Commonwealth Games | Gold | 2010 Delhi | Men's singles | Gold | 2010 Delhi | Mixed Team | Gold | 2006 Melbourne | Men's singles | Gold | 2006 Melbourne | Mixed Team | | BWF Profile |
Datuk Lee Chong Wei (simplified Chinese: 李宗伟; traditional Chinese: 李宗偉; pinyin: Lǐ Zōngwěi; born October 21, 1982 in Georgetown, Penang[2]) is a professional badminton player from Malaysia who resides in Bukit Mertajam.[3] Lee won the silver medal in the 2008 Olympic Games, thus becoming the first Malaysian to reach the final of the men's singles event and ending Malaysia's Olympic medal drought since the 1996 Games. This achievement also earned him the title Datuk, and a description by Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak as a national hero.[4]
As a singles player, Lee was ranked first worldwide on August 21, 2008.[5] He is the third Malaysian men's singles shuttler after Rashid Sidek and Roslin Hashim to achieve such a ranking (since official rankings were first kept in the 1980s), and

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