Aaron Chia
谢定峰
Personal information
Birth nameAaron Chia Teng Fong
CountryMalaysia
Born (1997-02-24) 24 February 1997 (age 25)
Batu Berendam, Malacca, Malaysia
Height1.69 m (5 ft 7 in)
HandednessRight
CoachRexy Mainaky
Men's doubles
Highest ranking6 (with Soh Wooi Yik on 23 November 2021)
Current ranking6 (with Soh Wooi Yik on 21 June 2022)
BWF profile

Aaron Chia Teng Fong KMW BCM (Chinese: 谢定峰, born 24 February 1997) is a Malaysian badminton player.[1] He joined the national team since 2015.[2] He represented Malaysia in the 2018 Thomas Cup. Chia and his partner Soh Wooi Yik were the All England Open finalist and the Southeast Asian Games gold medalist in 2019.[3][4] The duo won the bronze medal in the men's doubles at the 2020 Summer Olympics.[5]

Achievements

Olympic Games

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2020 Musashino Forest Sport Plaza, Tokyo, Japan Malaysia Soh Wooi Yik Indonesia Mohammad Ahsan
Indonesia Hendra Setiawan
17–21, 21–17, 21–14
Bronze medal.svg
Bronze

Asian Championships

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2022 Muntinlupa Sports Complex,
Metro Manila, Philippines
Malaysia Soh Wooi Yik Indonesia Pramudya Kusumawardana
Indonesia Yeremia Rambitan
21–23, 10–21
Silver
Silver

Southeast Asian Games

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2019 Muntinlupa Sports Complex,
Metro Manila, Philippines
Malaysia Soh Wooi Yik Thailand Bodin Isara
Thailand Maneepong Jongjit
18–21, 21–15, 21–16
Gold
Gold

BWF World Tour (3 runners-up)

The BWF World Tour, which was announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018,[6] is a series of elite badminton tournaments sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF). The BWF World Tours are divided into levels of World Tour Finals, Super 1000, Super 750, Super 500, Super 300 (part of the HSBC World Tour), and the BWF Tour Super 100.[7]

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Level Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 SaarLorLux Open Super 100 Malaysia Soh Wooi Yik England Marcus Ellis
England Chris Langridge
23–21, 18–21, 19–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2019 All England Open Super 1000 Malaysia Soh Wooi Yik Indonesia Mohammad Ahsan
Indonesia Hendra Setiawan
21–11, 14–21, 12–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2020 (II) Thailand Open Super 1000 Malaysia Soh Wooi Yik Chinese Taipei Lee Yang
Chinese Taipei Wang Chi-lin
13–21, 18–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

BWF International Challenge/Series (4 runners-up)

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 Swiss International Malaysia Wong Wai Jun Malaysia Goh Sze Fei
Malaysia Nur Izzuddin
18–21, 12–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2017 Tata Open India International Malaysia Soh Wooi Yik Thailand Maneepong Jongjit
Thailand Nanthakarn Yordphaisong
6–21, 9–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2018 Vietnam International Malaysia Soh Wooi Yik Thailand Maneepong Jongjit
Thailand Nanthakarn Yordphaisong
18–21, 14–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2018 Malaysia International Malaysia Soh Wooi Yik Indonesia Mohammad Ahsan
Indonesia Hendra Setiawan
17–21, 21–17, 19–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
  BWF International Challenge tournament
  BWF International Series tournament
  BWF Future Series tournament

Honours

References

  1. ^ "Players: Aaron Chia". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 23 October 2016.
  2. ^ "Talent Team". Badminton Association of Malaysia. Archived from the original on 25 March 2018. Retrieved 24 March 2018.
  3. ^ "Malaysian pair Aaron Chia-Soh Wooi Yik are All-England runners-up". The Star. 10 March 2019. Retrieved 22 December 2019.
  4. ^ "Doubles' win makes it triple gold for Malaysia's badminton campaign". New Straits Times. 9 December 2019. Retrieved 22 December 2019.
  5. ^ Peter, Fabian (31 July 2021). "Aaron-Wooi Yik win Olympic medal for Malaysia". New Straits Times. Retrieved 2 August 2021.
  6. ^ Alleyne, Gayle (19 March 2017). "BWF Launches New Events Structure". Badminton World Federation. Archived from the original on 1 December 2017. Retrieved 29 November 2017.
  7. ^ Sukumar, Dev (10 January 2018). "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. Archived from the original on 13 January 2018. Retrieved 15 January 2018.
  8. ^ "MB Johor dahului senarai penerima pingat Hari Wilayah Persekutuan". Malaysiakini. 2022-02-08. Retrieved 2022-02-08.
  9. ^ "IGP, Army chief head Melaka Governor's birthday honours list". The Star. 24 August 2021. Retrieved 24 August 2021.
  10. ^ Mamat, Amir (24 August 2021). "KPN, PTD dahului senarai 695 penerima anugerah kebesaran Melaka" (in Malay). Berita Harian. Retrieved 24 August 2021.