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The Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) welcomed the latest doubles coach from Taiwan, Cheng Wen-Hsing who arrived in Malaysia yesterday. Wen-Hsing who specialize in women’s doubles has represented her country for more than a decade.


The Taiwanese is notable for her achievements in the badminton world being a three time Olympian and has also been ranked number one in the world with partner Chien Yu Chin.


She has also competed and won medals in the Asian Games between 2002 to 2014 and was a bronze medalist at the 2010 World Championships. One of her best moments was when she created history defeating Korean pair Lee Kyung Won/ Lee Hyo-Jun to clinch the bronze medal for Taiwan in the 2006 Uber Cup in Tokyo, Japan.


As for taking up the job as the national junior coach in Malaysia, according to Wen-Hsing, she wanted to try something new.


“I believe this is a good opportunity for me to pursue my coaching career and to share my experience and knowledge with the younger ones. Besides that, I have always been interested to know and learn the different system of training in other countries. Hence, I believe that I’m heading in the right direction,” said Wen-Hsing when met in Bukit Kiara.


Wen-Hsing has previously worked as a teacher in the Department of Athletic Sports of National Chung Cheng University before deciding to be a full-time coach. She will be in charge of the Bukit Jalil Sports School Under -18 doubles group working together with former national, Fairurizuan Tazari beginning from tomorrow.