WONG Mew Choo < Back  
Sport Badminton
CGA Malaysia   
Gender Women
Born 01 May 1983
Height1.64 m
Weight 51 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Malaysia
Occupation Athlete
Languages Mandarin
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? She started badminton when she was 12 years of age.
Why this sport? She started playing because her father and sister played.
Club / Team Badminton Association Malaysia: Malaysia
Name of coach Wong Tat Min
Coach from which country? Malaysia
Coach from what year? 2010
General Interest
Hobbies Shopping and singing. (Athlete, 11 Oct 2010)
Memorable sporting achievement Winning a gold and silver medal at the 2006 Melbourne Commonwealth Games. (Athlete, 11 Oct 2010)
Hero / Idol Roger Federer. (Athlete, 11 Oct 2010)
Injuries She was kept out of competition for three months after suffering an elbow injury in March 2006. She competed in several Grand Prix tournaments upon her return in order to regain full fitness for the 2006 World Championship in Spain, and the 2006 Asian Games in Qatar. (The Star, 17 Jul 2006)

A series of injuries kept her out of competition for seven months until January 2005. (The Star, 17 Jul 2006)
Sporting philosophy / motto "Every match is important and I just go out there and play it." (New Straits Times, 13 Dec 2003)
Awards and honours She broke a drought for Malaysian women at the South East Asian Games when she won gold in 2003. It had been 26 years since a Malaysian woman had taken gold at the event. (New Straits Times, 13 Dec 2003)
Famous relatives Her sister, Miew Kheng, has also represented Malaysia in badminton. (utusan.com.my, 06 Jun 2003)