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All the best in London.

It has been a rather interesting journey leading to the up-coming London Olympics. As our athletes leave the country in batches for the Summer Games, some of them could return as national heroes.

However, it has been an interesting and painful journey for some of the athletes thus far. Top national shuttler Lee Chong Wei injured his ankle and has yet to fully recover but is still touted by officials as being the best bet to net the nation's elusive Olympic gold medal.

Azizulhasni Awang is eager to steal the thunder in the cycling event, having laid rather low as he trained diligently in Melbourne.

Then we have shooter Nur Suryani Mohamed Taibi who is already making headlines worldwide despite having yet to step foot in London as she is eight months pregnant.

There are youngsters in the form of Pandelela Rinong who are eager to give it a shot while there are the "experienced few" including cyclist Josiah Ng and shuttlers Koo Kien Keat-Tan Boon Heong who would want to stamp their mark.

With the support of the many Malaysians in London - 27 from the BA of Malaysia and many more from other various organisations including the National Sports Council not forgetting our Malaysians (students and workers) based in London - it is hoped our athletes will make this into a memorable trip.

To each and every one of them, all the best!


Archery
17 Jul MH 2 Kuala Lumpur/London 2340/0550+1
7 Aug MH 3 London/Kuala Lumpur 1200/0725+1
Athletics
30 Jul MH 2 Kuala Lumpur/London 2340/0550+1
13 Aug MH 1 London/Kuala Lumpur 2200/1725+1
Badminton
12 Jul MH 2 Kuala Lumpur/London 2340/0550+1
6 Aug MH 1 London/Kuala Lumpur 2200/1725+1
Cycling
23 Jul BA 395 Brussels/London     1525/1535
8 Aug MH 1 London/Kuala Lumpur 2200/1725+1
Diving & Swimming
23 Jul    MH 2    Kuala Lumpur/London    2340/0550+1
13 Aug    MH 3    London/Kuala Lumpur    1200/0725+1
Swimming (Marathon 10km)
26 Jul MH 2 Kuala Lumpur/London 2340/0550+1
13 Aug MH 3 London/Kuala Lumpur 1200/0725+1
Fencing
23 Jul MH 2 Kuala Lumpur/London 2340/0550+1
5 Aug MH 1 London/Kuala Lumpur 2200/1725+1
Sailing
17 Jul MH 2 Kuala Lumpur/London 2340/0550+1
8 Aug MH 3 London/Kuala Lumpur 1200/0725+1
Shooting
23 Jul MH 2 Kuala Lumpur/London 2340/0550+1
31 Jul MH 1 London/Kuala Lumpur 2200/1725+1
Team Welcome Ceremony
Date: 22 July 2012 (Sunday)
Time: 9.30 am
Venue: Village Plaza, Olympic Village
Majlis Berbuka Puasa bersama SPB YDA
Date: 25 July 2012 (Wednesday)
Time: 8.30 pm
Venue: Hyatt Regency (The Churchill)

SPB YDA visit to Olympic Village
Date:  26 July 2012 (Thursday)
Time: 2.00 pm
Venue: Olympic Village

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