KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The Olympic Council of Malaysia (OCM) Saturday (June 15) confirmed former national badminton ace Datuk Lee Chong Wei as the Malaysian contingent’s chef de mission (CDM) for the Tokyo Olympic Games 2020. "All delegates representing sports bodies unanimously agreed to the nomination of Datuk Lee Chong Wei, which was proposed by the Youth and Sports Minister (Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman) recently. Mohamad Norza said the appointment of Chong Wei was a positive development for sports and for the three-time Olympic silver medallist. "Chong Wei has been involved in all major games in the world and the Olympic Games are no stranger to him. "The appointment is good exposure for him and we will invite him to join a seminar on CDM for the Tokyo Olympic Games 2020, which will be held in August,” he added.
Source: The Star June 15, 2019 13:52 UTC