World’s great badminton player Chong Wei is diagnosed with nose cancer. Kuala Lumpur One of the greatest badminton players in the world and the number one cancer in the nose of Malaysia’s Lee Chong Wei has been found although this is still in the early stages.
The Malaysian Badminton Association (BAM) confirmed on Saturday that cancer of the nose of three times Olympic silver medalist Lee Chong Wei has been detected. He is treating it in Taiwan and he is recovering well from the treatment.
Chong Wei won the gold medal in Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in April this year. 35-year-old Chong Wei is at number four in the world rankings this time.
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He has a total of 69 international titles, including three silver and one bronze medal in the world championships. He had left the world championships in China and Asian Games in Indonesia due to respiratory problems.
BAM president Datuk Seri Norza Zakaria said in a statement on his website, Chong Wei has detected cancer at the earliest stage of the nose. Chong Wei is currently in Taiwan for treatment and I am happy that he is recovering from the treatment. He is resting at this time.
Zakaria said immediately, we all insist that Chong Wei’s privacy should be respected. I thank all Malaysian fans from Chong Wei BAM has consistently made contact with Chong Wei and we will provide them with whatever help we need for our great player.