KUALA LUMPUR – Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, who attended the 10th Anniversary Gathering of Yayasan Khazanah here tonight, managed to witness Datuk Lee Chong Wei’s success in the men’s singles semifinal match at the Rio Olympic Games.
The match was watched by the Prime Minister and guests at the dinner on a large screen set up at the dinner hall.
Chong Wei, who defeated Lin Dan from China to advance to the final, received loud applause from the guests.
In his speech at the dinner, Najib described the match as very exciting right up to the winning point.
“Congratulations Chong Wei for creating history by beating Lin Dan. After this, I will hurry home to watch the decider for the gold medal in the men’s doubles final between the national pair of Goh V Shem-Tan Wee Kiong against China’s pair of Fu Haifeng-Zhang Nan,” he said.
Chong Wei succeeded in beating Lin Dan in the Olympics with a score of 15-21, 21-15 and 22-20 in the semifinals. – BERNAMA