Commonwealth Games: Malaysian shuttler dreams of Olympics, even after surgery to remove 1.5m of her large intestine

Goh had been hailed as the future of Malaysia badminton after winning the 2015 and 2018 World Junior Championships and YOG gold. ST PHOTO: GAVIN FOO
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BIRMINGHAM - Malaysian shuttler Goh Jin Wei was out of breath despite needing just 17 minutes to finish her badminton singles match against Zambia's Elizabeth Chipeleme 21-1, 21-2 during the mixed team event.

That incident on July 29 was not unusual though for the 22-year-old.

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