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EP3: Padel, That's a Sport?

Daniel Liljekvist, Managing Director, ASCARO Padel Malaysia

20-Jun-23 21:00

EP3: Padel, That's a Sport?

Founded in 1969 by Enrique Corcuera, Padel is a unique racket sport played on a smaller court surrounded by walls. It combines elements of tennis and squash, offering a thrilling and fast-paced experience. Today, Padel has gained significant popularity worldwide, attracting both professional athletes and enthusiasts alike. Notable athletes such as Andy Murray, David Beckham, and Zlatan Ibrahimovic have even invested in the sport, showcasing its growing prominence. Joining us is Daniel Liljekvist, Managing Director of ASCARO Padel Malaysia - the first and only padel club in the country, as he shares with us about the sport, the padel community in Malaysia as well as plans to bring the sport to the masses.

That's A Sport is a brand new monthly series where we look to explore and discover some lesser known sport around the globe.

image credit: ALAIN JOCARD / AFP

Produced by: Daryl Ong

Presented by: Daryl Ong

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