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Tears as former world number one badminton star Lee Chong Wei retires

Reuters PUTRAJAYA, KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA Jun 13, 2019, 05.15 PM (IST)

Malaysia's badminton king Lee Chong Wei, a three-time Olympic silver medalist and former world number one, announced his retirement on Thursday, as prolonged health issues after battling cancer dashed hopes of a comeback.