Arrival of Chong Wei. Photo by @majidahhashim
Arrival of Chong Wei. Photo by @majidahhashim

Malaysians gather at #TwtUpChongWei to welcome our national hero

Hundreds flocked Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) to welcome Lee Chong Wei whom arrived on MH03 at 7:30am today.

Arrival of Chong Wei. Photo by @majidahhashim

The welcome party which was organized by netizens themselves was dubbed as #TwtUpChongWei with high ranking names in Twitter making an appearence to greet national badminton ace Lee Chong Wei upon arrival.

Among those at the airport were JJ of Hitz.FM (JJHitz), Khairul Annuar (@karrotgold) and Ray of ERA FM (@RayCIHU).

The Jalur Gemilang was flown by almost everybody at the arrival hall and as legendary Lee Chong Wei walked in, banners, buntings and posters which were depicting words of encouragement and gratitude towards Chong Wei shot to the sky for maximum visibility.

Chong Wei won a silver medal after a nail-biting match against China’s Lin Dan last Sunday, and he is also an active Twitter user at @Lee_C_Wei.

It was also observed on Twitter that many said that they would have love to join in welcoming the legendary badminton player home, but had to forget doing so due to work and school.



About Cyril Dason

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