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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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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:09:00 -0700

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 02:00:00 -0700

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