|Born||21 November 1950|
|Event||Men's Singles & Men's Doubles|
James was a former national shuttler during the mid 1970s to early 1980s. He was a national singles champion for three consecutive years from 1974 to 1976. In the 1975/76 Thomas Cup series, he was a member of the team who were runner-up to Indonesia. Among his other achievements were a bronze medal at the 1977 Sea Games in Kuala Lumpur and a bronze medal at the 1978 Commonwealth Games in Edmonton.
Southeast Asian GamesEdit
|1977||Stadium Negara, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia||Surapong Suharitamrong||15–10, 15–11||Bronze|
Honours of MalaysiaEdit
- Negeri Sembilan:
- Knight Commander of the Grand Order of Tuanku Ja’afar (D.P.T.J.) - Dato' (2005)
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