WOON Khe Wei < Back  
Sport Badminton
CGA Malaysia   
Gender Women
Born 18 Mar 1989 in Kuala Selangor, MAS
Height1.74 m
Weight 63 kg
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Further Personal Information
Residence Kuala Selangor, MAS
Sport Specific Information
Club / Team Petaling Jaya Badminton Club: Malaysia
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Higher education Sports Science - University of Malaya: Kuala Lumpur, MAS
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement Winning gold medals in the women's doubles and team event at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland. (bwfworldsuperseries.com, 12 Jun 2016)
Sport Specific Information
Why this sport? She was encouraged to take up the sport by her father.
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Most influential person in career Her father. (bam.org.my, 09 Jun 2016)
Hero / Idol Indonesian badminton player Hendra Setiawan. (bam.org.my, 09 Jun 2016; Athlete, 11 Oct 2010)
Ambitions To win a medal at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (bwfworldsuperseries.com, 12 Jun 2016)
Awards and honours She and her doubles partner Vivian Hoo were named the Malaysian Education Ministry's Outstanding Athletes for 2013/14. The honour was in recognition of their performances at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, and at the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon, Republic of Korea. (badmintonplanet.com, 12 Nov 2014)
Sport Specific Information
Name of coach Lim Pek Siah [national], MAS
Handedness Left
When and where did you begin this sport? She began playing badminton at age 10 in Subang Jaya, Malaysia with coach Han Jian.
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Languages Cantonese, English, Malay, Mandarin
General Interest
Nicknames Janice (Facebook profile, 10 Feb 2016)