Badminton:Lee Chong Wei Returns

Added On January 9, 2019

 Malaysian badminton legend Lee Chong Wei took to the badminton court on Monday after a six-month battle against cancer.

The 36-year-old former world no. 1 said his illness had not diminished his skills and that he would be able to compete after making a full recovery.
SOUNDBITE(ENGLISH), Lee Chong Wei, Malaysian badminton player
"I want to train more but I want to avoid any injuries. I've lost muscle after not training for months. I want to build my muscles and build my strength first".?
Lee, who was diagnosed with early stage nose cancer in July last year, said he would focus on recovering his muscle mass at the current phase.
Lee has previously said that he's targeting qualification for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and that his first tournament will be?the Malaysian Open in April.