Thomas Cup badminton heroes celebrated at Istana Negara | Jobs Punch

Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah and Tunku Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah held a tea reception yesterday to honor badminton heroes. (Istana Negara pic)

KUALA LUMPUR: Members of Malaysia’s 1967 Thomas Cup-winning badminton staff have been felicitated at a tea reception on the Istana Negara yesterday.

The Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah, and Raja Permaisuri Agong, Tunku Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah, expressed the very best gratitude for his or her nice service and contribution to the nation.

The staff members who attended have been Yew Cheng Hoe, Billy Ng Seow Meng, Tan Yee Khan, Teh Kew San and Tan Aik Huang.

Additionally current are two former nationwide Uber Cup badminton gamers from the 50s and 70s, Jean Moey and Sylvia Ng, in addition to 1976 Thomas Cup badminton participant James Selvaraj Joseph.

Additionally current have been veteran sports activities journalists akin to Fauzi Omar, Yong Soo Heong, George Das, Lazarus Rokk and Johnson Fernandez.

Malaysia received the Thomas Cup for the fourth time within the 1967 match, held at Istora Senayan, Jakarta, after defeating hosts Indonesia 6-3 within the closing.

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