KUALA LUMPUR: World number one Datuk Lee Chong Wei may still compete in the London Olympics since his ankle injury is expected to heal in four weeks.
Chong Wei who went through a MRI and X-ray at the Kuala Lumpur Sports Medicine Centre (KLSMC) suffered the injury during his match against Peter Gade of Denmark in the Thomas Cup quarter-finals in Wuhan, China.
National Sports Institute (ISN) Chief Executive Officer Datuk Dr Ramlan Abdul Aziz said the tests conducted by orthopedic surgeons Dr Saw Khay Yong and Dr Nicholas Geary, revealed that Chong Wei’s injury would not take very long to heal.
“It is not serious and I hope he can recover quickly and return to the court soon,” he said.
Chong Wei meanwhile, said he would try to forget about the injury and work towards his recovery. — Bernama