Goh Soon Huat
Personal information
CountryMalaysia
Born (1990-06-27) 27 June 1990 (age 31)
Malacca, Malaysia
ResidenceKuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight65 kg (143 lb)
Years active2009–present
HandednessRight
CoachChin Eei Hui
Men's singles & doubles
Highest ranking43 (MS 6 October 2016)
234 (MD 14 October 2010)
6 (XD 21 June 2018)
Current ranking13 (XD 19 April 2022)
BWF profile

Goh Soon Huat (born 27 June 1990) is a Malaysian badminton player.[1] He was a part of the Malaysia team that won bronze in the men's team event at the Incheon 2014 Asian Games.[2][3] He switched to mixed doubles and paired up with Shevon Jemie Lai due to a lack of performance in the singles department.[4] His best achievement is winning the mixed doubles title at the 2018 Singapore Open with Lai, where they beat the 2016 Olympic gold medalists Tontowi Ahmad and Liliyana Natsir in the final in straight games.

Achievements

Southeast Asian Games

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Axiata Arena,
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Malaysia Shevon Jemie Lai Thailand Dechapol Puavaranukroh
Thailand Sapsiree Taerattanachai
15–21, 20–22
Silver
Silver
2019 Muntinlupa Sports Complex,
Metro Manila, Philippines
Malaysia Shevon Jemie Lai Indonesia Praveen Jordan
Indonesia Melati Daeva Oktavianti
19–21, 21–19, 21–23
Silver
Silver

BWF World Tour (2 titles, 2 runners-up)

The BWF World Tour, which was announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018,[5] 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.[6]

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Level Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 German Open Super 300 Malaysia Shevon Jemie Lai Denmark Niclas Nøhr
Denmark Sara Thygesen
21–14, 22–20 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2018 Singapore Open Super 500 Malaysia Shevon Jemie Lai Indonesia Tontowi Ahmad
Indonesia Liliyana Natsir
21–19, 21–18 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2019 Korea Masters Super 300 Malaysia Shevon Jemie Lai Hong Kong Tang Chun Man
Hong Kong Tse Ying Suet
14–21, 15–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2022 Swiss Open Super 300 Malaysia Shevon Jemie Lai Germany Mark Lamsfuß
Germany Isabel Lohau
21–12, 18–21, 17–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

BWF Grand Prix (1 title, 3 runners-up)

The BWF Grand Prix had two levels, the Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold. It was a series of badminton tournaments sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) and played between 2007 and 2017.

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2013 Malaysia Grand Prix Gold Indonesia Alamsyah Yunus 21–10, 9–21, 19–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 Scottish Open Malaysia Shevon Jemie Lai India Pranaav Jerry Chopra
India N. Sikki Reddy
13–21, 21–18, 21–16 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2017 Malaysia Masters Malaysia Shevon Jemie Lai Malaysia Tan Kian Meng
Malaysia Lai Pei Jing
17–21, 9–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2017 Thailand Open Malaysia Shevon Jemie Lai China He Jiting
China Du Yue
13–21, 21–16, 12–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
  BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
  BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/Series (1 title, 1 runner-up)

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 Malaysia International Malaysia Shevon Jemie Lai Chinese Taipei Yang Po-hsuan
Chinese Taipei Wen Hao-yun
21–13, 21–17 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2016 Welsh International Malaysia Shevon Jemie Lai Poland Robert Mateusiak
Poland Nadieżda Zięba
16–21, 21–11, 18–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
  BWF International Challenge tournament
  BWF International Series tournament

References

  1. ^ "Players: Goh Soon Huat". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 13 November 2016.
  2. ^ "Soon Huat, Iskandar selected in Asian Games squad". The Star. Retrieved 25 August 2017.
  3. ^ "Asian Games: Men's badminton team claim bronze". New Straits Times. Retrieved 25 August 2017.
  4. ^ "Soon Huat singles no more as he hooks up with Shevon". BadmintonPlanet. Retrieved 25 August 2017.
  5. ^ 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.
  6. ^ Sukumar, Dev (10 January 2018). "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. Archived from the original on 13 January 2018. Retrieved 15 January 2018.