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Malaysia aims to be top 3 at SEA Games 31

12 Apr 2022 | 06:57 | Football

Head of the Malaysian Sports Delegation at the 31st SEA Games Nur Azmi Ahmad hopes the athletes make efforts to accomplish the common goal.

“We are aiming for the top three places in the leaderboard. Athletes have to value what the government has invested in and this is where they reap the medals ,” Bernama quoted Mr. Nur as saying. Azmi during a survey at the Bukit Jalil National Sports Training Center on April 11.

Nur Azmi said that the initial goal of the Malaysian sports delegation was to win 31 gold medals at the 31st SEA Games, submitted by Deputy Minister of Youth and Sports Seri Ti Lian Ker, based on a survey of 16 associations. subjects. However, he hopes the athletes will redouble their efforts to help the team finish in the top 3 of the medal table .

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Malaysia is determined to achieve high results at the 31st SEA Games. Photo: The Star.

The head of the Malaysian sports delegation emphasized that the lack or absence of international tournaments for more than 2 years due to the impact of the Covid-19 epidemic is not a reason for teams to compete successfully in the upcoming SEA Games. .

 

Mr. Nur Azmil said the same situation affects all sports in the world, so every Malaysian member must work hard to succeed at SEA Games 31.

As planned, Malaysia will send 654 athletes to the 31st SEA Games, including 435 men and 219 women. The number of athletes from Malaysia is only behind hosts Vietnam (965 people) and Thailand (871 people).

At the 30th SEA Games in the Philippines, Malaysia ranked 5th in the whole team with 56 gold medals, 57 silver medals and 71 bronze medals. Malaysia won twice in the entire delegation in 2001 and 2017, when it was the host of the SEA Games.

Duy Minh – Zing.vn | 13:17 April 12, 2022

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