- Hafifi Rues Amirul's Absence In Glasgow
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Hafifi Rues Amirul's Absence In Glasgow

Last update: 10/07/2014
KUALA LUMPUR, July 10 (Bernama) - New Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games bronze medalist Mohd Hafifi Mansor rues the absence of Amirul Hamizan Ibrahim from Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.

"I will do my best to deliver the gold medal. Amirul's absence has put the focus on me. It was different in New Delhi as Amirul was the senior and focus was on him," he told reporters, here Thursday.

Hafifi however said that he was not pressured by the gold medal target set by the Malaysian Weightlifting Federation (MWF).

He was confident of beating rivals from India, Cameroon and Nigeria and winning the men's 69kg gold medal.

The confidence was due to Indonesian coach Lukman who implemented a training method that is different from Hafifi's training over the past 12 years.....


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