Koo Kien Keat is a professional badminton player from SMI Ipoh. Besides being a men's doubles player, he also represents Malaysia in the mixed doubles event. He started his career at seventeen and has won the Asian Junior title. St Michael's has also produced badminton greats like Dato Ng Boon Bee and Dato Tan Yee Khan.
Last Friday, prior to Koo's national mission to Beijing, China, principal Mr Phoon Chong Chee, on behalf of the staff, students and parents, presented a certificate of good wishes to his father, Koo Chiew Wah.
St Michael's strongly backs Koo Kien Keat and wishes him all the best.