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Nurul Huda Abdullah

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameNurul Huda•Abdullah
Used nameNurul Huda•Abdullah
Other namesCh’ng Su Lin, 莊 淑玲
Born31 July 1972 in ?, Selangor (MAS)
NOC Malaysia


Nurul Huda Abdullah (né Ch’ng Su-Lin) competed at the 1988 Seoul Olympics in the 200, 400, and 800 metre freestyle events. A local legend as a youth, when she was only 13, Ch’ Su-Lin won seven gold medals at the 1985 Bangkok Sea Games. She also won seven golds at the 1987 Jakarta Sea Games. In 1986 she won two silver medals (400 / 800 freestyle) and two bronze medals (200 freestyle / 400 IM) at the Asian Games. Abdullah competed at the Pan Pacific Swimming Championships in 1985 and 1987 and made four finals in 1985 – in the 200, 400, and 800 freestyle, and the 400 IM.

Nurul Huda Abdullah was named Malaysian Sportswoman of the Year every year from 1985-89. She was inducted into the Olympic Council of Malaysia Hall of Fame in 2004. She was the granddaughter of the fourth President of Singapore, Wee Kim Wee.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1988 Summer Olympics Swimming (Aquatics) MAS Nurul Huda Abdullah
200 metres Freestyle, Women (Olympic) 27
400 metres Freestyle, Women (Olympic) 23
800 metres Freestyle, Women (Olympic) 19

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