Our Malaysian Hero Datuk Lee Chong Wei and Lin Dan have indicated they won’t be retiring anytime soon, “we may be old players but have no plans to announce our retirement yet. In fact, I am hoping that Lin Dan and I can continue playing for a few more years,” Chong Wei shared.
Chong Wei, the world number one men’s singles badminton player told a press conference after the Malaysian Open final at Stadium Perpaduan Negeri Sarawak, Petra Jaya on Sunday that he intends to play as long as he can.
According to The Star, the 34-year-old Malaysian badminton superstar who was gunning for his 12th Malaysia Open title lost 19-21, 14-21 to Lin Dan in the final.
When asked Chong Wei about his chances in the upcoming World Championships, he said there were many rising stars now and also Chinese ace Chen Long to contend with, who pulled out of the quarter-finals of the Malaysia Open due to injury.
Lin Dan, 33, said that he planned to be still active on the international stage but did not want to think too much about winning at The World Championships.