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Realistic or pathetic?

PERSATUAN Badminton Malaysia (BAM) tidak meletakkan keutamaan untuk memenangi pingat emas pertama buat kontinjen negara pada temasya Sukan Olimpik 2016 di Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Sebaliknya, badan induk sukan badminton negara itu mahu memberi fokus terhadap perancangan jangka masa panjang apabila meletakkan sasaran untuk merealisasikan impian meraih pingat emas pada Sukan Olimpik 2024.

Read the full report in today's Kosmo.

1. It's good that BAM is looking beyond their 4 year Olympic cycle as they normally do.
2. It's good that BAM is realistic in its target.

BUT

3. What have they done in the previous years and what do they plan to achieve between 2012-2024?
4. What have they been planning besides counting on the likes of Lee Chong Wei and doubles pair Koo Kein Keat-Tan Boon Heong prior to London 2012?
5. What's beyond 2024?

One could construe the BAM's vision of netting gold in 2024 as realistic.

But critics would argue their 12 year plan is 'pathetic' as it should have been done a long time ago.

HD says: Let's be optimistic?

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