Prime Minister Najib Razak has lauded Goh V Shem-Tan Wee Kiong’s smashing outing in the World Super Series Finals in Dubai yesterday, saying that Malaysians are proud of their achievement.
The Malaysian top doubles pair beat Japanese duo Takeshi Kamura-Keigo Sonoda, 21-14, 21-19 to clinch the men’s doubles title in their debut at the tournament.
“V Shem-Wee Kiong are World Series champions in Dubai. Malaysians are proud of both of u. Congratulations and well-done,” the prime minister said on Twitter.
The silver medallists in the Rio Olympics won a Super Series title for the first time at the Denmark Open in October.
Since pairing up in 2014, V Shem-Wee Kiong had also won the Indian Open Grand Prix and the United States Open earlier this year. — Bernama