KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 29 – Datuk Lee Chong Wei confirmed qualified on merit for the Super Series badminton tournament End of the World in Dubai on 14 and 18 December this year after finishing seventh Super Series ranking released today.
The world’s No.1 player does not participate in the last three finals in addition to an early exit from the French Open with a hamstring injury that caused it collects points for the Race to Dubai ranking was affected.
Champion of the country collecting 43.510 points after winning three of the six finals at the start of this season the Malaysian Open, Indonesian Open and Japan Open and the achievement was enough to qualify for the Super Series tournament calendar cover it. Jan O Jorgenson of Denmark leading the competition to occupy the top spot Dubai after the Super Series ranking with 65.440 points, while the Chinese star Chen Long is eligible to use the wild card tournament winning the Olympic gold medal in Rio in July.
Also through Son Wan Ho of South Korea with 60.390 points, Tian Houwei (China, 57.410 points), Ng Ka Long (Hong Kong, 51.960 points), Viktor Axelsen (Denmark, 46,820 points), Marc Zwiebler (Germany, 44.770 points).
Meanwhile, the Technical Director of Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM), Morten Frost Hansen still has confidence in the performance of Chong Wei although the fitness of players born in Bagan Serai, Perak was not that good at the moment.
“We are aware that Chong Wei was injured last October in addition to unhealthy since last week. The barrier caused him hard to make the best preparation.
Source : Internet