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Zolkples Optimistic Of Meeting Medal Target

Last update: 27/07/2014
From Farhanah Azmi

GLASGOW, July 27 (Bernama) -- Although Malaysia has only won one gold medal so far, the contingent is still on track to achieve the seven gold medal target at the XX Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland.

"As the championships have only entered the third day, we are optimistic of meeting the target over the next eight days of competition," National Sports Council (NSC) director-general Datuk Zolkples Embong told Bernama Sunday.

He stressed the medal target was set by the Olympic Council of Malaysia (OCM), and Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin agreed the target was realistic.

He said the target was made based on the current situation which took into consideration that several sports were not featured this time.

"We need to think positively and not make premature speculation," added Zolkples.....


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