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

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

The Star Online
Fri, 30 Jan 2015 05:41:15 -0800

KUALA LUMPUR: The Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) are set to axe two men's singles players next month but it will not be Soo Teck Zhi or Tan Kian Meng. Lee Chong Wei said former Asian junior champion Teck Zhi and Kian Meng had shown ...
 
malaysiandigest.com
Thu, 15 Jan 2015 19:18:39 -0800

... Malaysia, Malaysia Aids Council, National Heart Institute Foundation, Thalassemia Association, National Athletes' Welfare Association and the Foundation for the Development of Underprivileged Children and the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM).

Free Malaysia Today

Free Malaysia Today
Wed, 28 Jan 2015 15:37:26 -0800

Li Lian who is ranked 57th in the world had submitted a letter stating her intention to withdraw from the national squad, to the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM), Tuesday. Meanwhile, national women's singles coach Wong Tat Meng when contacted by ...

The Sun Daily

The Sun Daily
Sun, 25 Jan 2015 01:56:15 -0800

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The Borneo Post

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Sat, 17 Jan 2015 08:43:54 -0800

KUCHING: Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) held their first council meeting outside Peninsular Malaysia here yesterday, with the subject of grooming future players as the main agenda. Speaking during a press conference before the meeting at a ...
 
The Star Online
Tue, 13 Jan 2015 15:48:45 -0800

I hope to see our players do better than the former stars like me,” said Tan Fook. Tan Fook, who left Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) five years ago, is currently a sparring coach for the Hong Kong's doubles department under chief coach Chen Kang.
 
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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 15:03:32 -0800

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Fri, 23 Jan 2015 03:03:45 -0800

Chun Seang is one of four independent players who have been invited to attend a fitness test by the Badminton Association of Malaysia. The others are Mohd Arif Abdul Latif, Zulfadli Zulkiffli and Misbun Ramdan Misbun. If they pass the test, they will ...
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