Lim Say Hup
林世合
Personal information
CountryMalaysia
Born1935 (1935)
Penang, British Malaya
Died2005 (aged 69–70)
Manila, Philippines
Medal record
Representing  Malaysia
Men's badminton
Thomas Cup
Silver medal – second place 1958 Singapore Team
Asian Championships
Gold medal – first place 1962 Kuala Lumpur Mixed doubles
Gold medal – first place 1962 Kuala Lumpur Men's team
Silver medal – second place 1962 Kuala Lumpur Men's doubles

Lim Say Hup (1935-2005), was a male badminton player from Malaysia.[1]

Career

Say Hup won the All England Open Badminton Championships, considered as the unofficial World Badminton Championships, in men's doubles with Teh Kew San in 1959.[2]

He featured in the final of the 1958 Thomas Cup in addition to representing Malaysia in the Thomas Cup during 1961 and 1964.[3]

Say Hup also won the Glasgow World Invitational, All-Canadian Championships, All-American Championships and Malaysian Open before retiring in 1964.[3]

Personal life

The same year that he won the All England Championships (1959) he received a BA with honours in history from University of Malaya in 1959. He worked for the Commerce and Industry Ministry, Esso and the Asian Development Bank in Manila.[3]

Death

Say Hup died in 2005 at his residence in Manila, Philippines. He was 70 years old.[3]

Achievements

Asian Championships

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1962 Stadium Negara, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Malaysia Teh Kew San Malaysia Ng Boon Bee
Malaysia Tan Yee Khan
9–15, 10–15
Silver
Silver

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1962 Stadium Negara, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Malaysia Ng Mei Ling Thailand Chuchart Vatanatham
Thailand Prathin Pattabongse
15–7, 15–4
Gold
Gold

International tournaments

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1957 Malaysia Open Malaysia Teh Kew San 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1959 All England Malaysia Teh Kew San Denmark Henning Borch
Denmark Jørgen Hammergaard Hansen
15–12, 15–10 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1959 Canada Open Malaysia Teh Kew San Thailand Thanoo Khadjadbhye
Thailand Charoen Wattanasin
10–15, 15–13, 15–13 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1959 US Open Malaysia Teh Kew San United States Joe Alston
United States Wynn Rogers
1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1959 Malaysia Open Malaysia Teh Kew San Malaysia Eddy Choong
Denmark Erland Kops
15–11, 15–9 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1959 Mexico International Malaysia Teh Kew San 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1960 All England Malaysia Teh Kew San Denmark Finn Kobberø
Denmark Poul-Erik Nielsen
17–14, 3–15, 1–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1960 Malaysia Open Malaysia Teh Kew San 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1960 Canada Open Malaysia Teh Kew San Thailand Charoen Wattanasin
Indonesia Ferry Sonneville
15–8, 15–8 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1963 Malaysia Open Malaysia Teh Kew San Malaysia Ng Boon Bee
Malaysia Tan Yee Khan
17–14, 9–15, 7–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1957 Malaysia Open Malaysia Tan Gaik Bee 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1958 Malaysia Open Malaysia Tan Gaik Bee India Nandu M. Natekar
Malaysia Alice Lim
15–8, 15–3 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1959 Malaysia Open Malaysia Tan Gaik Bee 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1960 Malaysia Open Malaysia Tan Gaik Bee 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner

Invitational Tournaments

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1959 World Invitational Championships Malaysia Teh Kew San Sweden Berndt Dahlberg
Denmark Jørgen Hammergaard Hansen
15–13, 18–15
Gold
Gold

References

  1. ^ "History". All England Badminton.
  2. ^ Matthews/Morrison, Peter/Ian (1987). The Guinness Encyclopaedia of Sports Records and Results. Guinness Superlatives Ltd. pp. 74-78. ISBN 0-85112-492-5.
  3. ^ a b c d "Say Hup – the passing of a legend". The Star.