Lee Chong Wei receives RM1.5 million condo as 'reward' for silver medal at Olympics

4 September 2016 / 1 month 2 weeks ago

Tho Xin Yi
The Star/Asia News Network

Malaysian shuttler Datuk Lee Chong Wei received a condominium worth RM1.5 million (S$500,000) as a reward for his silver medal effort at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

Lee received the mock keys to the unit from Orando Holdings Sdn Bhd managing director Datuk Eng Wei Chun at a ceremony on Friday.

The 1,100sq ft, three-bedroom unit at the planned Lavile exclusive condominium in Taman Maluri, Cheras will face the Kuala Lumpur City Centre and come fully furnished.

Minister in Prime Minister's Department Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong, who witnessed the ceremony, praised Lee for uniting Malaysians of all races through his stellar performances in Brazil.

Present were Adviser on National Unity & Integration in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Heng Sai Kie and Star Media Group Bhd group managing director and chief executive officer Datuk Seri Wong Chun Wai.

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