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Looking for Wong Shoon Keat former SBA

Discussion in 'Professional Players' started by kjw96, Nov 3, 2008.

  1. kjw96

    kjw96 Regular Member

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    Hi
    Ive just received news that the sba ( singapore) has closed down and ?Im wondering where Wong Shoon Keat and the rest are currently training. Appreciate it if u can provide his contact details and location. Thanks!:p
     
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    The news has been slow in getting to you.
    The SBA Hall was closed in December 2007... that's nearly a year ago.

    It's a shame what they did, considering that they haven't put it to any use yet. All that they succeeded in doing is force us to find another place to play :(

    Wong Shoon Keat too was forced to move his game (and store) elsewhere.
    His mobile number is +65 9630 2463 :)
     
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    I just realised after a friend told me, I'm currently studying in Austraia so the news was a bit slow. - -" Thanks Oldhand for his mob phone, but any1 know where he trains now? Much appreciated.
     
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    At least once a week, usually Sunday morning, he brings a contingent of his students to Hougang Sports Hall.
     
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    Actually,i have been searching for videos on wong shoon keat during his prime. But i cant seem to find. Very interested as he was once a SEA games singles champion.:)
     
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    Thanks guys for all your help!
     
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    How Old Are Him???
     
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    How about "How old is he?" :D:D:D

    I guess he should be in his late forties or early fifties! :p
    I think he is still a member of the SBA Management Committee.
     
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    oh...sorry...my bad...hehe...oh...i tot he is young...:p
     
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    Yup, he should be in his early 50s now; i wonder if he still opens the badminton shop that he used to have in SBA.
     
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    He's operating that out of his home now :)
     
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    do you think he can beat his son while in his prime?:)
     
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    I think so. His son still has a long way to go, I'm afraid. He must first be the Singapore Champ ........ hahaha :rolleyes:
     
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    Like Wong Peng Soon before him, Wong Shoon Keat is a very clever player.
    It's hardly about power... what he packs is amazing control, especially at the net :)

    He also has that lazy 'Indonesian' hitting style... although he is hardly one.
    Must ask him one of these days how or from whom he picked that up.
     
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    i find derek wong an intelligent player but not as experienced as his father... guess time will tell whether he will be as good as his father
     
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    I think Wong Peng Soon is Shoon Keat's uncle. :D

    And it makes it all the more admirable for Shoon Keat as I understand one of his eyes is much worse than the other. ;)

    Shoon Keat's son, Derek, must be able to beat Tommy Sugiarto, the son of ex-Indonesian singles champion, Icuk, whom his father beat during the SEA Games to become Singapore's first SEA Games champion. :cool:
     
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    is it true that someone hit the shuttle at his eye accidentally?
     
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    As far as I know, Wong Shoon Keat is not related to Wong Peng Soon.
     
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    Maybe you should ask him to confirm? ;)
     

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