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Chan Peng Soon

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27, 1988
George Town, Malaysia
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27, 1988 (age 34)
George Town, Malaysia


Malaysian professional badminton player who is known for specializing in the mixed doubles events. He has competed in several world championships including at the Commonwealth Games, the Southeast Asian Games, and the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in the Mixed doubles event. 

Before Fame

He first made his international debut in 2006. In 2009, he went on to win his first international title at the Thailand Open. The following year, he went on to win the gold medals at both the 2010 New Delhi Commonwealth Games and the Asian Championships. 


At the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, he made history by becoming part of the first team in Malaysian history to claim an Olympic medal in the mixed doubles category. 

Family Life

He married Malaysian singer Ester Cham May May in September of 2010. Together they have a son named Milton and a daughter named Hannah. 

Associated With

He is known for frequently being partnered with fellow professional Goh Liu Ying, whom he won the silver medal with at the 2016 Rio Olympics.