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Badminton Association of Malaysia
Badminton Association of Malaysia.png
Abbreviation BAM
Type Sports federation
Headquarters Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
President Malaysia

The Badminton Association of Malaysia or BAM (Malaysian Language: Persatuan Badminton Malaysia) is the governing body of badminton in Malaysia. The association was founded in 1964. Nevertheless the history of Malaysian badminton starts much earlier. Already in 1934 an association was founded by the provinces Perak, Penang, Selangor, Johore and Singapore.

The current BAM president is Dato' Sri Mohd Nadzmi Mohd Salleh.

History of Formation[edit]

  • 1809: Badminton brought to Malaya by officers of the East India Company in Penang
  • Early 1900s: Promoted by British through mission schools especially in Penang, Melaka, Ipoh, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore
  • 1925: Penang becomes first state to form its own state badminton association (Penang Badminton Association)
  • 1929: Perak forms its own state badminton association
  • 1934: Badminton Association of Malaya officially formed on 11 November, J.L. Woods of Perak becomes first President of BAM

Tournaments[edit]

Past Presidents[edit]

  • 1934-1937 : John L. Woods
  • 1947-1949 : Lim Chuan Geok
  • 1949 : Heah Joo Seang
  • 1950-1953 : Khoo Teik Foo
  • 1954-1959 : Heah Joo Seang
  • 1960 : Low Hoot Yeang
  • 1961-1985 : Tan Sri Mohd Khir Johari
  • 1985-1993 : Tan Sri Elyas Omar
  • 1993-2000 : Dato' Dr. Abdullah Fadzil Che Wan

References[edit]


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The Star Online
Thu, 02 Oct 2014 04:03:59 -0700

PETALING JAYA: Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin took the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) to task for their failure to deliver at the Asian Games. He said the national body should go back to the drawing board and come out with an ...
 
The Star Online
Thu, 02 Oct 2014 03:07:30 -0700

KUALA LUMPUR: Two coaches from China - He Guo Quan and Zhou Yang - will be given two to three months to assess the national coaches and players and after that, their roles with the national team will be finalised. The Badminton Association of Malaysia ...
 
The Star Online
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 03:30:00 -0700

1 Lee Chong Wei, 13 other Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) shuttlers will be competing in the Perak Open in Ipoh from Oct 7-12. And national singles chief coach Rashid Sidek has thrown down the gauntlet to them – especially the back-up players ...
 
The Star Online
Sun, 28 Sep 2014 03:30:00 -0700

The Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) have withdrawn Goh V Shem-Tan Wee Kiong, Lim Khim Wah-Ow Yao Han and Tan Boon Heong-Hoon Thien How from the Superseries Premier event. National coach Pang Cheh Chang said the players needed ...

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The Malay Mail Online
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 09:07:30 -0700

I will discuss with the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) after the Denmark Open,” he told reporters after arriving at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport from Incheon, South Korea, here today. “I'm aware that my performance has dropped after ...

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Sat, 13 Sep 2014 04:03:45 -0700

KUALA LUMPUR: The Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) have raised the bar slightly higher for their shuttlers at the Asian Games, which begin in Incheon, South Korea, next week. BAM secretary Ng Chin Chai said that they are targeting at least two ...
 
Pattaya Mail
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 03:41:15 -0700

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The Star Online
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 05:56:15 -0700

As for the Malaysian women's team, they will go into action against Nepal in the first round on Saturday. The Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) are targeting only two silvers, most likely coming from the men's singles and men's doubles.
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