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Badminton champion Lee Zii Jia becomes Malaysia’s new hero after winning All England

He was first introduced to badminton by his parents at the age of 5
Badminton champion Lee Zii Jia becomes Malaysia's new hero after winning All England 73

Malaysian badminton player, Lee Zii Jia, has earned a gold medal in the All England Badminton Championship men’s singles.

Lee Zii Jia became Malaysians’ new shinning star, preceding former champion, Lee Chong Wei, who retired in 2019.

Badminton champion Lee Zii Jia becomes Malaysia's new hero after winning All England 74

Lee Zii Jia played against Viktor Axelsen of Denmark in Birmingham and won with 30-29, 20-22, 21-9.

Badminton champion Lee Zii Jia becomes Malaysia's new hero after winning All England 75
Former Malaysia’s representative & champion, Lee Chong Wei

He was born in 1998 in Alor Setar, Kedah, and turns 22 this coming 29th March.

He was first introduced to badminton by his parents at the age of 5.

Lee was also the men’s singles gold medalist of the 2019 Southeast Asian games.

Jia Suriyanto
Indonesian Journalist at News Asia Today. I cover the latest news and stories on Indonesia, particularly on business.