KUCHING, Jan 7 (Bernama) -- The Sarawak Taekwondo Association (PTNS) are targeting to dominate the sport at the 17th Malaysia Games (Sukma) in Perlis in June.
To ensure the state contingent repeats its achievement of four gold medals in the Pahang Sukma in 2012, 16 exponents including eight women have been identified to take on the challenge for the state in the Games.
PTNS technical chairman Tan Check Joon said 40 participants aged 16 to 21 years from several PTNS associated clubs in the state are now undergoing selection exercises.
"The sixteen athletes shortlisted will undergo training and be given exposure at championships locally and abroad for the 2014 Sukma," he told Bernama here Tuesday.
Tan said they expected stiffer competition from other states in the coming meet and have enlisted a Thai coach to assist.....