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Tokyo Olympics: Malaysian badminton champion Zii Jia gives his all irrespective of opponent

Second and third in terms of gold medals is Indonesia with seven and South Korea with six, while Denmark, Spain and Japan have won one each.

Chia, Soh eye Olympic gold for Malaysia: We want to be the first

In 1996, badminton became the most watched sport at the Olympics after having its Olympic debut in front of 1 billion people.



Their team mate Nozomi Okuhara - women's singles world number three - made quick work of Canada's Michelle Li in a tidy 21-9, 21-7 match in the round of sixteen. South Korea's world number four duo Kim Soyeong and Kong Heeyong won a tense battle with second-ranked Japanese pair Mayu Matsumoto and Wakana Nagahara, beating them 21-14 14-21 28-26. Despite being slapped with a ban in the 2016 Rio Olympics for gambling, Momota has made a strong comeback, winning almost all title matches.


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Malaysia knocks out Indonesia's beloved 'Minions' in badminton doubles

You can change your choices at any time by visiting. Okuhara, who said she was "a little scared" but won because she kept her focus, is next up against China's He Bing Jiao.


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Olympic Badminton: Japan levels up with sights set on 5 golds... and cash

The Malaysian athlete with the most number of medals won is with 3 silver medals in badminton. Click to find out more about our partners. Had it not been for the countless heartbreaks suffered by Chong Wei, Malaysia would have won a coveted gold medal by now.