CHEAH Lydia < Back  
Sport Badminton
CGA Malaysia   
Gender Women
Born 08 Sep 1989 in Kuala Lumpur, MAS
Height1.74 m
Weight 55 kg
Human Interest
Sport Specific Information
Name of coach Sun Chenghua
Coach from which country? China
Handedness Right
General Interest
Hero / Idol Chinese badminton player, Lin Dan. (2004 Commonwealth Youth Games)
Injuries An ankle injury lead her to withdraw from the 2006 Malaysian National Schools Championship, the injury prevented her from defending the U18 title which she had won the previous year. (nst.com.my, 26 Aug 2006)

In July 2005 she was hit by a motorcycle when crossing the road. The accident happened in Alor Star, Malaysia where she was competing at the Kedah Open. (The Star, 13 May 2006)
Awards and honours She, along with her nine SEA team mates, was named Best female athlete of 2009 after winning team gold at the SEA Games in Laos (bernama.com, 16 Jan 2010)
Famous relatives Her younger sister Sonia is also a badminton player. (The Star, 07 Feb 2010)