Yew Cheng Hoe
Personal information
Medal record
Men's badminton
Representing  Malaysia
Thomas Cup
Gold medal – first place 1967 Jakarta Men's team
Asian Games
Silver medal – second place 1966 Bangkok Men's team
Bronze medal – third place 1962 Jakarta Men's team
Commonwealth Games
Gold medal – first place 1966 Kingston Men's doubles
Silver medal – second place 1966 Kingston Men's singles
Southeast Asian Games
Gold medal – first place 1965 Kuala Lumpur Men's team
Gold medal – first place 1969 Rangoon Men's doubles
Silver medal – second place 1969 Rangoon Mixed doubles
Bronze medal – third place 1965 Kuala Lumpur Men's singles
Bronze medal – third place 1965 Kuala Lumpur Men's doubles
Bronze medal – third place 1967 Bangkok Men's singles
Bronze medal – third place 1967 Bangkok Men's doubles
Asian Championships
Gold medal – first place 1962 Kuala Lumpur Men's team
Gold medal – first place 1965 Lucknow Men's team
Bronze medal – third place 1962 Kuala Lumpur Men's singles

Yew Cheng Hoe AMN (born 1943) is a former world-class Malaysian badminton player.

Career

He played on the Malaysian Thomas Cup (men's international) teams of 1963-1964 and 1966-1967, the latter of which won the world championship.[1] During the 1965-1966 tournament season Cheng Hoe was a frequent runner-up to fellow countryman Tan Aik Huang who dominated international singles competition that year. Cheng Hoe won the Malaysian Open and New Zealand Open singles titles in 1963.[2] With Tan Aik Huang he won men's doubles at the British Commonwealth Games in 1966.[3]

Achievements

Asian Championships

Men's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
1962 Stadium Negara, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Malaysia Billy Ng 12–15, 12–15
Bronze
Bronze

Southeast Asian Peninsular Games

Men's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
1965 Selangor Badminton Hall, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Bronze
Bronze
1967 Bangkok, Thailand Thailand Somsook Boonyasukhanonda 15–9, 12–15, 8–15
Bronze
Bronze

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1965 Selangor Badminton Hall, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Malaysia Tan Aik Huang
Bronze
Bronze
1967 Bangkok, Thailand Malaysia Khor Cheng Chye Thailand Narong Bhornchima
Thailand Raphi Kanchanaraphi
13–15, 3–15
Bronze
Bronze
1969 Yangon, Myanmar Malaysia Punch Gunalan Thailand Thongchai Phongful
Thailand Singha Siribanterng
Gold
Gold

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1969 Yangon, Myanmar Malaysia Khaw Gaik Bee Malaysia Ng Boon Bee
Malaysia Rosalind Singha Ang
Silver
Silver

Commonwealth Games

Men's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
1966 Kingston, Jamaica Malaysia Tan Aik Huang 8–15, 8–15
Silver
Silver

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1966 Kingston, Jamaica Malaysia Tan Aik Huang Malaysia Ng Boon Bee
Malaysia Tan Yee Khan
15–14, 15–5
Gold
Gold

International tournaments

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
1961 Penang Open Thailand Somsook Boonyasukhanonda 12–15, 13–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1963 Singapore Open Malaysia Teh Kew San 15–11, 3–15, 1–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1963 Malaysia Open Thailand Sangob Rattanusorn 15–9, 15–11 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1966 Canada Open Malaysia Tan Aik Huang 11–15, 3–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1966 U.S. Open Malaysia Tan Aik Huang 5–15, 1–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1966 Singapore Open Indonesia Indratno 15–7, 15–1 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1966 Denmark Open Malaysia Tan Aik Huang Malaysia Tan Yee Khan
Malaysia Ng Boon Bee
13–15, 10–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1966 Canadian Open Denmark Svend Pri Malaysia Tan Yee Khan
Malaysia Ng Boon Bee
15–12, 1–15, 14–17 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1966 Penang Open Malaysia Teh Kew San Indonesia Ang Tjin Siang
Indonesia Rudy Nio
1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1966 Singapore Open Malaysia Eddy Choong Malaysia Tan Yee Khan
Malaysia Khor Cheng Chye
15–13, 8–15, 15–2 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner

Honours

References

  1. ^ Herbert Scheele ed., The International Badminton Federation Handbook for 1971 (Canterbury, Kent, England: J. A. Jennings Ltd., 1971) 78, 84.
  2. ^ Scheele, 229, 252.
  3. ^ Pat Davis, The Guinness Book of Badminton (Enfield, Middlesex, England: Guinness Superlatives Ltd., 1983) 113.
  4. ^ "Semakan Penerima Darjah Kebesaran, Bintang dan Pingat".