Malaysian badminton summer camp 2014.pdf
Foo Kok Keong is a well known top world class badminton star in the mid 80's to the mid 90's.
He's known for his fighting spirits and beating all top players in his playing days. He was one
of the first player who invented the signature dive defensive shot!
In 1991, Foo Kok Keong became the first Malaysian to reach the number 1 world
ranking since the ranking system is implement by the International Badminton
Federation(BWF) in the 80's. In 1992, Foo Kok Keong and Cheah Soon Kit his team created
history in the Thomas Cup finals! Which is the World Cup in badminton. This feat has been a
record for Malaysia and never yet to be broken after 21 years!
After retiring from the sports in 1994, has been missing in action in the badminton world and the
public eye to venture into business but still keep touch in the game as being an advisor for
professional clubs in Malaysia.
Date of Birth: 8 January 1963
Language: English and Chinese
Highest IBF World Ranking: World Number 1 (1991)
International playing experience: 1982 – 1994
Coaching experience: 19 years
1994 – 2013 (advisor) at Nusa Mahsuri Proessional club , Misbun Sidek's club.
Produced players like Ong Ewe Hock (World number 2), Rashid Sidek (World number 1), Hafiz
Hashim, Roslin Hashim (World number 1), Tan Kim Her, Ong Ewe Hock, Lee Chong Wei (World
number 1) and etc.