Boon Heong TAN
Place of Birth: Kedah, Malaysia
Current Residence: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
International Debut: 2005, World Junior Championships
Professional Since: 2005
National Team Member: 2005
Q & A
When and where you began playing, and why this sport?
"Since I was 7 years old, because it was a way to make some money for my parents. I would have helped my father in the family business if I wasn't a badminton player. And currently I enjoy the opportunities to travel around the world through the sport."
Your equipment sponsor and current racket model?
Your training regime?
"6 days a week"
Memorable sporting achievements?
"2007 All England champion - All England is also my favourite tournament as it's the oldest tournament."
Sporting awards / Honours (so far)?
"Fastest smash (that went into the Guinness World Records)"
"To win an Olympic gold medal"
In The News
20 September, 2017
Top Pairs Toppled – Day 2: DAIHATSU YONEX Japan Open 2017
13 September, 2017
History-Maker Oliveira – Day 2: Victor Korea Open 2017