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Who will retire after OG08???

Discussion in 'Olympics BEIJING 2008' started by Wong8Egg, Mar 3, 2008.

  1. Wong8Egg

    Wong8Egg Regular Member

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    KJ, PG and ZN are the first 3 names come right out of my head as the three of them are in their 30s already. Other possible players I can imagine would be TH, LHI, XXF, SSM, WCH and LD.

    For double players I would say CTF/LWW? JE/ML? TG/CW? Maybe GL too?
     
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    will XXF retire, prolly not, she's still young.

    LHI just came back to competing regularly, so again probably not.

    hasn't WCH already said he would quit after the OG?
     
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    H. Hafiz? well,he is semi retire now anyway
     
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    well, i don't think he's waiting for the OG.
    i doubt he'll be able to qualify for it anyway.
     
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    i think taufik will retire as well...he's too old to compete with the young talents
     
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    Well well Lin Dan retire????? DUn think so dude....
     
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    WCH might retire after 2008 season is over. Same goes to LWW CTF.
     
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    LHI??
    he is juz back in the world badminton and i think he will not retire so early..
     
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    LWW stated he will follow CTF`s decision...
     
  10. Wong8Egg

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    I remember I read somewhere that LHI returned because he wants to give OG a last shoot before he retire from the badminton career.
     
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    i di too...but if forgot where. I wills ee if i can dig it up...
    but maybe he will do okay, and decide to go on for a little more
     
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    yea.. tats his aim!!! first to qualify (obviously he is already)... but he din say bout winning it! haha but i think he wants to obviously
     
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    For MAS team, probably WCH, CTF-LWW (if forced due to injury) and Roslin might retire... gonna miss WCH esp...
     
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    i think ronald susilo will retire too.. he's injury prone la.. din see him competing in tournaments for some time... hmm i miss him
     
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    hahaha so u must find another target *faint*
     
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    found! haha i hv a few targets but then sadly they r N/A d la.. :crying:
    btw, i dun think xxf n ld will retire aft OG, jz tat they will get married aft OG
     
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    WCH already said he will retire at the end of 2008 after his yearly contract with BAM expires.

    CTF/LWW is either end of 2008 or maximum till WC 2009. LWW said depends on CTF's decision.

    Msia player maybes is WMC due to her knee injury although she's still young . She did say she wanted to tough it out till OG.


    JE/ML already announced that they're retiring after OG 2008.
    Others would be Zhang Ning, SSM
    Taufik is still quite young at 27. If he doesnt win AE this year, he might want ot wait a year or two to win it & make it 4 major titles.
     
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    i had a simple talk with her during MO n teased her abt her retiring aft OG..
    but she insisted/signaled that she wont retired yet la.. hmm dunno la
     
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    I'm not sure about PG and KJ though. I saw them at the EC2008 Teams, and both were having a great time. They are older than others, but they still enjoy the game thoroughly. So no, I guess they won't quit after OG2008. Maybe even a few more years?

    Lin Dan quit? Also here, I don't think he'll quit. Much too young, and much too successful. Li Yongbo won't like it either. :p
     
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    Lin Dan most likely won't quit, but he may be phased out in favour of younger players before the 2012 Olympics like how XXZ and Chen Hong has.
     

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