Badminton - Chong Wei invites fans to wedding on Facebook

Anyone who wants to attend the wedding of Malaysian badminton player Lee Chong Wei could be one of 10 lucky fans winning invitations by posting on his Facebook page.

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Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia returns a shot to Lee Hyun Il of South Korea during their men's singles semi-final match at the All England Badminton Championships in Birmingham, central England, March 10, 2012

The Olympic silver medallist is getting hitched to sweetheart Wong Mew Choo on November 9 and the chosen few will be able to rub shoulders with celebrities and government dignitaries, local media reported.

The competition, likely to trigger some feverish online traffic, begins on Sunday and closes on November 5, Chong Wei's press office said.

Hopefuls, who must first click 'like' under Chong Wei's fan page, are invited to explain why they wish to attend the wedding reception at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre.

"The 10 best comments will be picked by Chong Wei and his would be wife Wong Mew Choo, based on creativity," Sachi Choo of Chong Wei's agency told the Bernama news agency.

Results will be announced on November 6 and will be of some interest to officials from the Prime Minister's office, Health and Trade Ministries, who have confirmed their attendance.

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