Goh Soon Huat

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Goh Soon Huat
Personal information
Country Malaysia
Born (1990-06-27) 27 June 1990 (age 28)
Malacca, Malaysia
ResidenceKuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight65 kg (143 lb)
Years active2009
HandednessRight
CoachChin Eei Hui
Men's singles & doubles
Highest ranking43 (MS 6 October 2016)
234 (MD 14 October 2010)
6 (XD 21 June 2018)
Current ranking8 (XD 19 July 2018)
BWF profile

Goh Soon Huat (born 27 June 1990) is a badminton player from Malaysia.[1][2] He was the part of the Malaysia team to win men's team bronze at the Incheon 2014 Asian Games.[3][4] He switched to mixed doubles and pair up with Shevon Jemie Lai due to the lack of performance in the single department. [5] His best achievement is to win the mixed doubles title at the 2018 Singapore Open with Lai, beat the 2016 Olympic gold medalist Tontowi Ahmad and Liliyana Natsir in the final with the straight games.

Achievements[edit]

Southeast Asian Games[edit]

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Axiata Arena,
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Malaysia Shevon Jemie Lai Thailand Dechapol Puavaranukroh
Thailand Sapsiree Taerattanachai
15–21, 20–22 Silver Silver

BWF World Tour[edit]

The BWF World Tour, announced on 19 March 2017 and implemented in 2018,[6] is a series of elite badminton tournaments, sanctioned by Badminton World Federation (BWF). The BWF World Tour are divided into six levels, namely World Tour Finals, Super 1000, Super 750, Super 500, Super 300 (part of the HSBC World Tour), and the BWF Tour Super 100.[7]

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Level Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 Singapore Open Super 500 Malaysia Shevon Jemie Lai Indonesia Tontowi Ahmad
Indonesia Liliyana Natsir
21–19, 21–18 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
2018 German Open Super 300 Malaysia Shevon Jemie Lai Denmark Niclas Nøhr
Denmark Sara Thygesen
21–14, 22–20 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner

BWF Grand Prix[edit]

The BWF Grand Prix has two level such as Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold. It is a series of badminton tournaments, sanctioned by Badminton World Federation (BWF) since 2007.

Men's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2013 Malaysia Masters Indonesia Alamsyah Yunus 21–10, 9–21, 19–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 Thailand Open Malaysia Shevon Jemie Lai China He Jiting
China Du Yue
13–21, 21–16, 12–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2017 Malaysia Masters Malaysia Shevon Jemie Lai Malaysia Tan Kian Meng
Malaysia Lai Pei Jing
17–21, 9–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2016 Scottish Open Malaysia Shevon Jemie Lai India Pranaav Jerry Chopra
India N. Sikki Reddy
13–21, 21–18, 21–16 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament
     BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/Series[edit]

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2016 Welsh International Malaysia Shevon Jemie Lai Poland Robert Mateusiak
Poland Nadieżda Zięba
16–21, 21–11, 18–21 2nd, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2016 Malaysia International Malaysia Shevon Jemie Lai Chinese Taipei Yang Po-hsuan
Chinese Taipei Wen Hao-yun
21–13, 21–17 1st, gold medalist(s) Winner
     BWF International Challenge tournament
     BWF International Series tournament

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Players: Goh Soon Huat". bwfbadminton.com. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 13 November 2016.
  2. ^ "Goh Soon Huat Full Profile". bwf.tournamentsoftware.com. Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 13 November 2016.
  3. ^ "Soon Huat, Iskandar selected in Asian Games squad". The Star. Retrieved 25 August 2017.
  4. ^ "Asian Games: Men's badminton team claim bronze". New Straits Times. Retrieved 25 August 2017.
  5. ^ "Soon Huat singles no more as he hooks up with Shevon". BadmintonPlanet.com. Retrieved 25 August 2017.
  6. ^ "BWF Launches New Events Structure". Badminton World Federation. 29 November 2017.
  7. ^ "Action-Packed Season Ahead!". Badminton World Federation. 15 January 2018.

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