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Malaysian badminton doubles pair Goh V Shem-Tan Wee Kiong received a boost prior to today's finals. with a letter from the prime minister's wife, Rosmah Mansor, congratulating them on their outstanding performance at the Rio Olympics on Wednesday.

Rosmah, who is the patron of the Malaysian Badminton Association, wrote that she, Najib Abdul Razak and family conveyed their profound congratulations to the two players for making to the finals.

The pair will meet China's Fu Haifeng-Zhang Nan for the gold medal at Pavilion 4, Riocentro in Rio de Janeiro today.

Rosmah also sent a letter to national mixed doubles pair Chan Peng Soon and Goh Liu Ying, congratulating them, for clinching the silver medal.

"Prove to the world the ability that you possess and continue to inject the spirit of 'Malaysia Boleh"," she wrote.

Chef-de-mission Muhamad Al Amin Abdul Majid handed over the letters to them at the Rio Olympic Village.

- Bernama

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