See How Malaysians Went Wild After Lee Chong Wei's Epic Victory Over Lin Dan

Oh, the joy! :D

Cover image via Twitter

National shuttler Lee Chong Wei's well-fought victory over his nemesis Lin Dan in the Olympics semi-finals has given Malaysians a hope for a Gold Medal in Man's Singles in Badminton at Rio 2016

Needless to say, Malaysians on social media went crazy with their celebrations, posting witty one-liners and videos that captured their joy. Here's a collection of few such Tweets and Facebook posts:

A video posted by SAYS (@saysdotcom) on

Even our politicians couldn't contain their excitement...

Brands joined in on the fun, too!

Almost everyone was cracking the same joke using his acronym :D

To say Malaysians were excited would be an understatement ;)

That awesome moment when your national player makes it to the semi finals at the Olympics. This was in Sunway Pyramid - inside a mall! Just look at our fellow Malaysians all united! Congratulations, Lee Chong Wei! #olympics #rio2016 #badminton #semifinals #leechongwei #lindan #malaysia #malaysiaboleh

Posted by Ashley Greig-Momin on Friday, August 19, 2016

Comment to let us know how you celebrated the epic win :D

Meanwhile, in case you noticed the brown tape on Lee Chong Wei's shoulders and are wondering what is it for. Here you go: