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Total Of 30 Athletes To Represent Malaysia In 10 Sport Categories At The Tokyo 2020 Olympics

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TL;DR

  • According to the Olympic Council of Malaysia, there will be a total of 30 athletes representing Malaysia in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
  • The 30 Malaysian athletes consists of 12 males and 18 females.
  • The Tokyo 2020 Olympics will start on 23rd July 2021 and end on 8th August 2021.
  • For more news on the Olympics, see here.
  • For Olympics schedule and results, click here.

30 Athletes From Malaysia To Compete In Tokyo 2020 Olympics

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A total of 30 athletes will represent Malaysia and compete in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Spread across more than five (5) sport categories, the Olympic Council of Malaysia will be sending 12 male athletes and 18 female athletes to Tokyo this week. The Tokyo 2020 Olympics will commence on 23 July 2021.

Badminton

In the Badminton sport category, we have a total of eight (8) players representing Malaysia in various categories such as Men’s Singles, Women’s Singles, and more. Here are the eight (8) players that will be competing in Tokyo’s 2020 Olympics;

  • Lee Zii Jia (Men’s Singles)
  • Soniia Cheah (Women’s Singles)
  • Chan Peng Soon (Mixed Doubles)
  • Goh Liu Ying (Mixed Doubles)
  • Aaron Chia (Men’s Doubles)
  • Soh Wooi Yik (Men’s Doubles)
  • Chow Mei Kuan (Women’s Doubles)
  • Lee Meng Yean (Women’s Doubles)

Diving

In the Diving sport category, we have a total of five (5) players representing Malaysia. Here are the five (5) players that will be competing in Tokyo’s 2020 Olympics;

  • Pandelela Rinong (Women’s 10M Platform – Individual & Synchronised)
  • Leong Mun Yee (Women’s 10M Platform – Synchronised)
  • Cheong Jun Hoong (Women’s 10M Platform – Individual)
  • Ng Yan Yee (Women’s 3M Springboard)
  • Nur Dhabitah Sabri (Women’s 3M Springboard)

Swimming

In the Swimming sport category, we have a total of two (2) players representing Malaysia. Here are the two (2) players that will be competing in Tokyo’s 2020 Olympics;

  • Welson Sim (Men’s 200M/ 400M Freestyle)
  • Phee Jinq En (Women’s 100M/ 200M Breaststroke)

Cycling Track

In the Cycling Track sport category, we have a total of two (2) players representing Malaysia. Here are the two (2) players that will be competing in Tokyo’s 2020 Olympics;

  • Shah Firdaus (Men Sprint & Keirin)
  • Azizulhasni Awang (Men Sprint & Keirin)

Archery

In the Archery sport category, we have a total of two (2) players representing Malaysia. Here are the two (2) players that will be competing in Tokyo’s 2020 Olympics;

  • Khairul Anuar (Men Individual & Mixed Team)
  • Syaqiera Mashayikh (Women Individual & Mixed Team)

Athletics

In the Athletics sport category, we have a total of two (2) players representing Malaysia. Here are the two (2) players that will be competing in Tokyo’s 2020 Olympics;

  • Lee Hup Wei (High Jump – Men)
  • Azreen Nabila (100M – Women)

Golf

In the Golf sport category, we have a total of two (2) players representing Malaysia. Here are the two (2) players that will be competing in Tokyo’s 2020 Olympics;

  • Gavin Kyle Green (Individual Stroke Play)
  • Kelly Tan (Individual Stroke Play)

Artistic Gymnastics

In the Artistic Gymnastics sport category, we have a total of two (2) players representing Malaysia. Here are the two (2) players that will be competing in Tokyo’s 2020 Olympics;

  • Jeremiah Loo (Individual All-Round)
  • Farah Ann (Individual All-Round)

Sailing

In the Sailing sport category, we have a total of four (4) players representing Malaysia. Here are the four (4) players that will be competing in Tokyo’s 2020 Olympics;

  • Khairulnizam Mohd Afendy (Laser – One Person Dinghy)
  • Nur Shazrin Mohd Latif (Laser Radial – One Person Dinghy)
  • Nuraisyah Jamil (Two Person Dinghy – Women)
  • Juni Kamariah Noor Jamali ( Two Person Dinghy – Women)

Shooting

In the Shooting sport category, we have a total of one (1) player representing Malaysia. The one (1) player that will be competing in Tokyo’s 2020 Olympics;

  • Nur Suryani Mohamed Taibi (50M Rifle 3 Positions – Women)

Best Of Luck To Our Athletes, We’re Rooting For You!

On behalf of all Malaysians, we wish our athletes all the best and we are all rooting for you here back home! Stay safe, stay healthy and bring back some medals! We love you! Malaysia Boleh!

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