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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
Mon, 02 Mar 2015 21:50:42 -0800

KUALA LUMPUR: The Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) received a tremendous boost when they were Victor-ious in securing a multi-million ringgit deal. On Tuesday, the BAM signed a six-year RM60mil sponsorship deal by appointing Victor as their ...

The Star Online

The Star Online
Sun, 01 Mar 2015 21:34:14 -0800

KUALA LUMPUR: “Do not kill me on the first day, you can do that on the second day,” joked Morten Frost after reporting for duty as the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) new technical director. Looking smart in a purplish T-shirt, the good ...

The Star Online

The Star Online
Wed, 04 Mar 2015 03:42:57 -0800

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The Star Online

The Star Online
Tue, 03 Mar 2015 02:49:37 -0800

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The Malaysian Insider

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Tue, 03 Mar 2015 04:06:47 -0800

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Free Malaysia Today

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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:52:30 -0800

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Tue, 03 Mar 2015 20:18:45 -0800

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