Tan Jin Eong was a Malaysian badminton player from Ipoh, Perak. He was the son of badminton star Tan Cheng Phor. Tan Eng Looi, his sister, was a badminton player as well. Tan was part of the Malayan team that won the 1955 Thomas Cup. He partner Lim Kee Fong in the doubles. In the final against Denmark, they played against Ole Mertz and Ove Eilertsen in the first doubles and won it in straight sets. In the second doubles, they faced Finn Kobberø and Jørgen Hammergaard Hansen but lost to them in a hard fought three setter. It turns out to be the only victory for the Danes as Malaya won the cup with the scoreline of 8:1.