He began playing badminton at age 11, and was drafted to the national team at age 17.
About Lee Chong Wei
Badminton player who made his Olympic debut at the 2008 games in Beijing, where he earned a silver medal.
He married teammate Wong Mew Choo on November 9, 2012, and they had a son, Kingston, on April 12, 2013.
Friends and colleagues
He was the third Malaysian player to be ranked number one, joining the likes of Roslin Hashim.
He was ranked the number one singles player in the world from August 21, 2008 to June 14, 2012.