Participants

V Shem GOH

V Shem GOH
    Badminton
Birth Date:  20 May 1989
Place of Birth:  WP KUALA LUMPUR
Country of birth:  MAS
Age:  28
Gender:   Men
Height (cm):  178
Weight (Kg):  70

Events and Medals


V Shem GOH - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Thu, 5 Apr 14:01
Mixed Team Event Group Play Stage - Group D
Malaysia
5
Ghana
0
Finished
Fri, 6 Apr 9:01
Mixed Team Event Group Play Stage - Group D
Malaysia
5
Seychelles
0
Finished
Fri, 6 Apr 19:01
Mixed Team Event Group Play Stage - Group D
Malaysia
4
Canada
1
Finished
Sat, 7 Apr 17:31
Mixed Team Event Quarterfinal 4
Scotland
0
Malaysia
3
Finished
Sun, 8 Apr 17:31
Mixed Team Event Semifinal
England
0
Malaysia
3
Finished
Mon, 9 Apr 17:31
Gold Medal Event Mixed Team Event Gold Medal Match
India
3
Malaysia
1
Finished
Thu, 12 Apr 13:00
Men's Doubles Round of 16
GOH V Shem/TAN Wee Kiong
2
SAM Daniel/DONKOR Emmanuel
0
Finished
Fri, 13 Apr 13:00
Men's Doubles Quarterfinal
GOH V Shem/TAN Wee Kiong
2
DUNN Alexander/HALL Adam
0
Finished
Sat, 14 Apr 11:50
Men's Doubles Semifinal
GOH V Shem/TAN Wee Kiong
1
ELLIS Marcus/LANGRIDGE Chris
2
Finished
Sat, 14 Apr 17:30
Bronze Medal Event Men's Doubles Bronze Medal Match
GOH V Shem/TAN Wee Kiong
2
DIAS Sachin/GOONETHILLEKA Buwaneka
0
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights
Commonwealth Games
Year Location Event Rank
2014 Glasgow, SCO Men's Doubles 1
2014 Glasgow, SCO Mixed Doubles R32
2014 Glasgow, SCO Mixed Team 1

Olympic Games
Year Location Event Rank
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Men's Doubles 2

World Championships
Year Location Event Rank
2017 Glasgow, SCO Men's Doubles R32
2015 Jakarta, INA Men's Doubles R16
2014 Copenhagen, DEN Men's Doubles R32
2013 Guangzhou, CHN Men's Doubles R32

Sudirman Cup
Year Location Event Rank
2017 Gold Coast, AUS Mixed Team 5
2015 Dongguan, CHN Mixed Team 5
2013 Kuala Lumpur, MAS Mixed Team 9

Previous names

GOH Wei Shem (chicagotribune.com, 16 Aug 2016)


Hobbies

Travelling (thecoverage.my, 30 Aug 2016)


Occupation

Athlete (bam.org.my, Sep 2016)


Languages spoken

Cantonese, English, Mandarin, Melayu


Coach

NATIONAL: Jeremy GAN (MAS) (djarumbadminton.com, 1 Feb 2017)


Position style

Right-handed


Injuries

Had knee surgery at age 15. (thestar.com.my, 28 Jan 2014)


National league

Premier Badminton League, IND


Reason

"I started playing near my house when I was 10. My dad encouraged me to play badminton." (bwfworldsuperseries.com, 11 Mar 2016)


Ambition

Win the world championships. (bam.org.my, Sep 2016)


Memorable

Winning a silver medal in the men's doubles at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. (bam.org.my, Sep 2016)


Hero

Korean badminton player LEE Yong-dae (bwf.tournamentsoftware.com, Jun 2015)


Influence

His father (bam.org.my, Sep 2016)


Additional information

NAME CHANGE
In 2012 he removed the "Wei" from his name and added a "V", representing victory. He said the reason was feng shui, the Chinese philosophy of harmonising one's environment in relation to energy flow. Says his new name is "better for me". (chicagotribune.com, 16 Aug 2016)


MONEY TALKS
After winning a silver medal at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, he and his partner, TAN Wee Kiong (MAS), were gifted an apartment each, worth RM1 million. They also received a RM300,000 cash reward and a RM3000 monthly lifetime-pension from the National Sports Council. (freemalaysiatoday.com, 22 Aug 2016)


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Legend

Gold: Gold
Silver: Silver
Bronze: Bronze
Gold Medal Event: Gold Medal Event
Bronze Medal Event: Bronze Medal Event

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