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GOH Liu Ying (53159)

Biography

Date of birth
5/30/1989
Place of birth
Melaka
Height
162
Current Residence
Kuala Lumpur
Language(s)
English, Malay, Mandarin
International Debut (Senior)
2007
Play R or L
Right handed
When and where I began playing and why?
I started playing when I was 9, at one of the badminton courts. My dad encouraged me to take up badminton.
When did you start competing or playing competitively?
At the age of 11
Who has had the greatest influence on your career so far?
My family especially my dad
Equipment Sponsor
Victor, HX800
Memorable sporting achievement
2012 Yonex All England semifinalist
Most memorable match
Defeated Zhang Nan/Zhao Yun Lei in Malaysia Open Superseries Premier semi-finals
Previous Olympic Games competed and result
Group Stage in 2012
Toughest opponent I’ve faced
Zhang Nan/ Zhao Yun Lei
Sporting Awards/Honours
Best Sportswoman of the year - Melaka state
Sporting Ambitions
To be a medalist at the 2016 Olympics
Member of national team since
2007
Idols
Lee Chong Wei
Any Superstitions or Rituals?
I cannot stay in the corner room of any hotel