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Tan Boon Heong was born on 18 September, 1987 in Alor Setar, Malaysia, is a Badminton player. Discover Tan Boon Heong's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 33 years old?

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Age 35 years old
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Born 18 September 1987
Birthday 18 September
Birthplace Alor Setar, Malaysia
Nationality Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Tan Boon Heong Height, Weight & Measurements

At 35 years old, Tan Boon Heong height is 1.72 m and Weight 75 kg.

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Height 1.72 m
Weight 75 kg
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He is currently single. He is not dating anyone. We don't have much information about He's past relationship and any previous engaged. According to our Database, He has no children.

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Tan Boon Heong Net Worth

His net worth has been growing significantly in 2021-2022. So, how much is Tan Boon Heong worth at the age of 35 years old? Tan Boon Heong’s income source is mostly from being a successful Player. He is from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. We have estimated Tan Boon Heong's net worth , money, salary, income, and assets.

Net Worth in 2022 $1 Million - $5 Million
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Tan and Hendra Setiawan debut tournament at Syed Modi International 2017 tournament, they managed to advance until the quarter-finals. They reached the final round at the Australian Open but were beaten by 3rd seed Takeshi Kamura and Keigo Sonoda from Japan


Tan and Koo had a string of good runs to finish in 11th place in the 2016 race to Rio Olympics standings. However they did not manage to qualify because they were ranked behind fellow Malaysians Goh V Shem and Tan Wee Kiong.


In early 2015, Tan announced his resignation from the Badminton Association of Malaysia. Koo and Tan announced that they are coming out of retirement and try to qualify for the 2016 Rio Olympics before they call it quits for good. They are currently sponsored by Seri Mutiara Development Sdn Bhd They have achieved some breakthroughs this year. Winning the Russian Open, Yonex Dutch Open and finishing runners up in the Thailand Open. They have also made it to 2 Super Series quarterfinals in Australia and Korea.


As of March 2014 following the resignation of his partner, Koo Kien Keat, which was due to their deteriorating performance, Tan was scratch partnered with several men's doubles players including Goh V Shem, Ow Yao Han, Hoon Thien How and Tan Wee Keong. Following the tournament, Tan has been officially repartnered with Hoon Thien How. In August that year, Koo returned to play his last tournament with Tan at the 2014 BWF World Championships. Their last match together was in the third round where they lost to a Chinese Taipei pair with a score of 19-21 in the deciding game.


They suffered a lot of early round exits in 2013 and a three-year major title drought but they managed to remain in the top 5 of the world ranking.


They competed at the 2012 Olympics, reaching the semi-finals, and losing 2 - 0 in the bronze medal match.


At the 2011 All England Super Series Premier, Boon Heong and Kien Keat defeated 2008 Olympic champions Markis Kido and Hendra Setiawan in the quarterfinals. They then defeated World champions Cai Yun and Fu Haifeng 21-11, 23-21. They lost to Danes and world no.1 Mathias Boe and Carsten Mogensen 21-15, 18-21, 18-21. In doing so, they failed to win their 2nd All England title.


At the 2010 BWF World Championships, Boon Heong and partner Koo Kien Keat launched themselves into the semifinals after beating Korean rivals Lee Yong Dae and Jung Jae Sung. In the semifinals they defeated China's Guo Zhendong and Xu Chen 21-14, 21-18. Tan Boon Heong and Koo Kien Keat wrote their names in the record books, being the first Malaysian pair to enter a World Championships Final in 13 years. In the finals they played China's Cai Yun and Fu Haifeng and lost 21-18, 18-21, 14-21. The year 2010 was the last time Koo and Tan ranked World No.1.


At the 2009 Japan Super Series, Boon Heong set the world record for badminton smashes at 421 km/h. This was done under lab conditions and recorded by Yonex representatives, and not in an official match. Later, two won the bronze medal at the 2009 World Championships


They competed at the 2008 Olympics, reaching the quarter-finals.


2007 was the best year for Koo and Tan. They became the first qualifiers to win the Super Series at the Malaysian Open. They also became the World No.1 that year. They won their first All England Super Series after beating Chinese pair, Cai Yun and Fu Haifeng in straight games.

The BWF Grand Prix has two levels, the Grand Prix Gold and Grand Prix. It is a series of badminton tournaments, sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) since 2007. The World Badminton Grand Prix sanctioned by International Badminton Federation (IBF) since 1983.


Nearing the Doha XV Asian Games in 2006, Rexy Mainaky (the Malaysian doubles coach) decided to split them up and partner Tan Boon Heong with Koo Kien Keat instead. This move, nevertheless, proved to be spot-on as this pair went on to become the Asian Games champion, winning the gold medal in their maiden outing by defeating the then Chinese world champions, Cai Yun-Fu Haifeng, in the quarterfinals, Indonesia's Markis Kido-Hendra Setiawan in the semifinals, and finally Luluk Hadiyanto-Alvent Yulianto Chandra, also from Indonesia, in the finals. They are the youngest men double to win gold medal at Asian Games at the age of 21 and 19 respectively.

The BWF Superseries, launched on 14 December 2006 and implemented in 2007, is a series of elite badminton tournaments, sanctioned by Badminton World Federation (BWF). BWF Superseries has two levels: Superseries and Superseries Premier. A season of Superseries features twelve tournaments around the world, which introduced since 2011, with successful players invited to the Superseries Finals held at the year end.


He was previously paired with Hoon Thien How, with whom he won the World Junior Championships in 2004 and a silver medal at the 2006 Asian Badminton Championships.


Tan Boon Heong (born 18 September 1987 in Alor Setar, Kedah) is a former World No.1 Malaysian male professional badminton player in the men's doubles event.