Friday, November 25, 2005

Azalina: "Lub dub...lub dub....beettttttt...Malaysia Boleh"

Lub dub...lub dub...lub dub...beettttttttttttttttttttttt....................

"Sorry...we've lost it...but we tried our best...Malaysia Boleh.

Tadak apa tadak menang pingat, semangat Malaysia Boleh paling penting...said Azalina.

Azalina Says Fighting Spirit More Important Than Medals

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 25 (Bernama) -- The Youth and Sports Ministry will not blame athletes who give their all but still end up empty-handed at the Manila SEA Games.

"What is more important is excellence through discipline, fighting spirit and mental strength," said Minister Datuk Azalina Othman Said while being interviewed on TV3's "Malaysia Hari Ini" programme Friday.

She said the ministry accepts the fact that some opponents are better than Malaysian athletes but national athletes must still put up a fight instead of throwing in the towel before the competition begins.

Azalina said the athletes' performance in Manila would be the benchmark for the Cabinet Committee on Sport, chaired by Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, to assess the country's preparations for the Melbourne Commonwealth Games in March and Doha Asian Games in December next year.

The Manila SEA Games officially opens on Sunday. more stress of getting medals in sports events...we should celebrate this by putting billboards all over Malaysia now:

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