Legendary Malaysian badminton player Lee Chong Wei has announced his retirement after a prolonged cancer battle. Lee held the number one position for consecutive 199 weeks from 2008 to 2012.
He is a triple silver medalist at both the Olympic Games and World Championships. He has also won 46 World Super Series titles during the course of his career. Lee was last seen in action in July 2018, after which he was diagnosed with cancer.