Badminton: Bonus of about $1m awaits S'pore's Loh Kean Yew after World C'ships win

On Dec 19, Loh Kean Yew became the first Singaporean to win the Badminton World Federation World Championships. PHOTO: ST FILE
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SINGAPORE - Badminton world champion Loh Kean Yew could be set for a windfall of about $1 million in sponsorship and monetary contributions from benefactors and various partners for his efforts in Huelva, Spain last month.

As there were no official prize money or cash rewards for him, there has since been a flurry of interest to support Loh financially.

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