When a baby boy was born in Sungei Pasir, Sarikei, on 10-10-1964 (note: double perfect 10), little did his parents (Mr. Wong Hock Ling and Mdm Lee Ai Hiong) know that their kid would grow up into the most decorated sportsman in Sarikei's history. If you were from his time at St Anthony's School (1977-1982), you would remember this hulk of a teenager with clothes that were going to burst a button or two and brown school pants that could hardly contain his legs of tree trunk size. His athletic picture donned the main glass door of the new wing of the Sarawak Museum in Kuching for a period in the 1990s.
Can you beat this? He held the Malaysian record for hammer throw for 12 years and broke 2 SEA records. The humble giant achieved 8 medals (including 5 gold) at the SEA Games in hammer throw. Read his participation in other events like the Commonwealth Games in the bio below.
Besides throwing things around, he ended up solving high profile crimes as an Inspector Police Officer. His bio:
PUSAT LATIHAN POLIS KUALA LUMPUR (PULAPOL) 1986 – 2002
Police Constable 1986 -1989
Lens Corporal 1989 – 1991
Trainer Inspector 1991 – 2002
KL CONTINGENT HEAD QUARTERS (IPK KL) 2002 – 2005
Inspector Police Officer 2002 – 2005
SIBU POLICE HEAD QUARTERS (IPD SIBU) 2005 to present.
Inspector Police Officer
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All submitted by Albert Chua
"Everybody wants the ultimate honour, everyone wants gold and not silver. I have not seen the athletes from other countries, but it does not matter. You may have cleared a better distance but all that matters is how you perform during the competition day itself," said Tee Kue, the defending Sea Games hammer throwing champion in 2003 in a Straits Times article
We salute you! Hammer time!