Thursday, 24 May 2012

Chong Wei Can Recover In Four Weeks - ISN

KUALA LUMPUR, May 24 (Bernama) -- 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 Magnetic Resonance Imaging (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 quarterfinals 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.

"After looking at the MRI report, we have a clear picture of Chong Wei's injury. It is not serious and I hope he can recover quickly and return to the court soon," he told reporters here today.

"The orthopedic surgeons have opined that Chong Wei will be able to recover in four weeks or less and that is good news to us."


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