Hanoi (VNA) – Loh Eager Yew of Singapore is set to win gold medal Within the males’s singles badminton occasion on the thirty first Southeast Asian Video games (SEA Video games 31) to be held in Vietnam from 12-23 Could, in keeping with the Straits Instances of Singapore.
After successful a silver medal on the 2019 SEA Video games, Loh is trying to do higher on this 12 months’s version of the competitors.
Singapore final gained the SEA Video games males’s singles title in 1983 when Wong Shun Keet achieved the feat.
On the 2019 SEA Video games within the Philippines, Loh turned the primary nationwide shuttler since 2007 to make the boys’s remaining, however misplaced to Malaysia’s Lee Zi Jia.
The 24-year-old stated he’s undoubtedly aiming for sleep as he has by no means had it earlier than.
He burdened that it has been a very long time since Singapore gained gold on the SEA Video games (in males’s singles), so it’ll imply lots to him and to him. Singapore Too.
Loh stated after a latest occasion organized by the Singapore Badminton Affiliation (SBA) to thank Neo Gardens for its USD 300,000 donation package deal that may go in direction of bettering the SBA’s high-performance packages. Abroad coaching focuses on cues and competitions, in addition to the event of gamers in any respect ranges.
Loh stated the months earlier than the SEA Video games have been a studying course of for him, studying to take care of the stress that comes together with his profession.
He stated that he’s nonetheless studying the best way to take care of the stress and he hopes to take care of it higher.
Loh additionally shared what he’s doing to organize for the most important video games within the area subsequent month.
Aside from the SEA Video games, athletes from Singapore will even take part within the Commonwealth Video games to be held from 28 July to eight August and the Asian Video games to be held in September this 12 months.
SBA chief government Alan O thanked Neo Gardens for serving to develop badminton gamers, particularly in the course of the interval when they’re two years away from the Olympics.
Forward of SEA Video games 31, SBA technical director Martin Andrew stated the Singapore shuttlers had been aiming to win medals within the males’s and ladies’s group occasions.
He stated one of the best medal prospects within the particular person occasions would come within the males’s, girls’s and blended doubles occasions.
Within the remaining interval of preparation for the SEA Video games 31, Singapore shuttlers will compete in numerous occasions such because the Badminton Asia Championships from April 26 to Could 1 and the Thomas Cup on Could 8 -15, the place they’re grouped with the Republic of Indonesia. Korea and Thailand.
The official stated that every thing has been achieved in order that he can get efficiency within the SEA Video games.
In the meantime, 22-year-old nationwide shuttler Andy Quake, who will compete in males’s doubles and blended doubles occasions at SEA Video games 31, stated that he believes the upcoming occasions will probably be useful for nationwide shuttlers’ preparation for the regional sporting occasion. in Vietnam.
sea video games 31 Could 12-23 in Hanoi, Baek Ninh, Hai Duong, Hai Phong, Quang Ninh, Ha Nam, Nam Dinh, Ninh Binh, Ho Binh, Vinh Phuc, Phu Tho and Baek Giang.
There will probably be 40 sports activities and 526 units of medals. 10,000 individuals from 11 Southeast Asian nations are anticipated to welcome.
That is the second time Vietnam has hosted the Video games since its twenty second Video games in 2003.