Cheam June Wei (born 23 January 1997) is a Malaysian badminton player.[1]

Cheam June Wei
Personal information
Country Malaysia
Born (1997-01-23) 23 January 1997 (age 22)
Seberang Jaya, Penang, Malaysia
ResidenceKuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Height1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight65 kg (143 lb)
Years active2014
HandednessRight
Men's singles
Highest ranking64 (19 November 2019)
Current ranking64 (19 November 2019)
BWF profile

CareerEdit

Cheam started playing badminton at aged 8 in Penang. As a junior player, he has been trained by Teh Peng Huat, the former coach of world No. 1 Lee Chong Wei, for more than year before training under task Lim Theam Teow. In 2012, he won the mixed team bronze medal at the Asia Junior Championships in Gimcheon, South Korea.[2] In 2014, he was promoted to join the national team from the Bukit Jalil Sports School,[3] and at the same year he competed at the Nanjing Summer Youth Olympics and clinched the mixed doubles title with his partner from Hong Kong, Ng Tsz Yau.[4] He also the runner-up at the 2014 Malaysia International Junior Championships, and at the 2015 Dutch Junior, he was the champion.[5][6]

AchievementsEdit

Youth Olympic GamesEdit

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2014 Nanjing Sport Institute,
Nanjing, China
  Ng Tsz Yau   Kanta Tsuneyama
  Lee Chia-hsin
21–14, 23–21   Gold

BWF World Tour (1 runner-up)Edit

The BWF World Tour, announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018,[7] is a series of elite badminton tournaments, sanctioned by Badminton World Federation (BWF). The BWF World Tour are divided into six levels, namely World Tour Finals, Super 1000, Super 750, Super 500, Super 300 (part of the HSBC World Tour), and the BWF Tour Super 100.[8]

Men's singles

Year Tournament Level Opponent Score Result
2018 Dutch Open Super 100   Sourabh Verma 19–21, 13–21   Runner-up

BWF International Challenge/Series (2 titles, 4 runners-up)Edit

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2019 Malaysia International   Ren Pengbo 21–16, 19–21, 21–18   Winner
2019 Malaysia International   Soong Joo Ven 13–21, 20–22   Runner-up
2018 Dutch International   Adrian Dziółko 13–21, 21–13, 21–10   Winner
2018 Finnish Open   Leong Jun Hao 21–12, 17–21, 20–22   Runner-up
2018 Austrian International   Parupalli Kashyap 21–23, 14–21   Runner-up
2017 Malaysia International   Loh Kean Yew 19–21, 14–21   Runner-up
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Players: June Wei Cheam". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 15 July 2017.
  2. ^ "June Wei's doing it for the love of the game". The Star. Retrieved 15 July 2017.
  3. ^ "与宗伟切磋球艺 詹俊为梦想成真". archive.is. Archived from the original on 4 September 2014. Retrieved 15 July 2017.
  4. ^ "June Wei gets Youth Olympics gold". New Straits Times. Retrieved 15 July 2017.
  5. ^ "Malaysia wins three titles at Malaysia Intl. Under-19 Champs". BadmintonPlanet.com. Retrieved 15 July 2017.
  6. ^ "This is it for June Wei in Asian Juniors". The Star. Retrieved 15 July 2017.
  7. ^ "BWF Launches New Events Structure". Badminton World Federation. 29 November 2017.
  8. ^ "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. 15 January 2018.

External linksEdit