Former Olympic silver medalist Goh Liu Ying has announced her retirement at an event today.
According to Sin Chew Daily, the 33-year-old shuttler who bagged the mixed doubles silver at the 2016 Rio Olympics with her partner, Chan Peng Soon revealed that the Malaysia Open in January next year will be her last play.
The Malaysia Open next year will be my last tournament,” she reportedly said.
Partner remains unknown
When asked about her partner for the competition, Goh remained tight-lipped and declined to comment further.
“Who will I be partnering with? You will have to wait and see, but that will be my last,” she said.
Goh Liu Ying and former partner Tan Peng Soon are the most successful mixed doubles players in Malaysia so far.
The two left the national team for the first time in 2019. On 6 December 2021, Goh’s partner Chan Peng Soon announced in his Instagram post that Chan-Goh have decided to split up after 13 years of playing badminton together.
Peng Soon then returned to the national team, while Liu Ying continued to compete as a freelancer.
Let’s wish Goh the best in her upcoming endeavours.
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