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Aaron Chia and Soh Wooi Yik are World Champions!
Aug 29, 2022
Image: Astro Arena
Praise has been pouring in for Aaron Chia and Soh Wooi Yik after the men’s doubles shuttlers were crowned World Champions yesterday.
They defeated Mohamad Ahsan and Hendra Setiawan of Indonesia in the final of the Badminton World Championships to give Malaysia its first ever title in the competition’s history.
The Yang DiPertuan Agong and Raja Permaisuri Agong as well as the Prime Minister were among the leaders to congratulate the national pair.
Netizens have also been flooding social media with well wishes for Aaron and Wooi Yik calling their victory the perfect National Day gift for Malaysians.
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