We can get more than 7 medals : Khairy

Youth and Sports Minister, Khairy Jamaluddin expressed his confidence to the athletes who competed at the Commonwealth Games 2014 starts tomorrow with a gold target of more than 7 medals. This is because the spirit and commitment shown by the athletes during training and  very encouraging development.

He added that, if we can overcome it, it is a bonus for the country, he said during a visit breaking fast ceremony with the national contingent in the Games Village here yesterday. Malaysia with the participation of 179 athletes, 104 men and 75 wome n participated in 14 out of 17 events

In the event of the Commonwealth Games 2014, Malaysia will participate in athletics, aquatics (swimming and diving), badminton, squash, boxing, weightlifting, rhythmic gymnastics, judo, lawn bowls, hockey, cycling, rugby, shooting and table tennis.

Khairy express satisfaction with the accommodation of athletes at the Games Village as well as athletes training went well and smooth it.

With participation in the sports commonwealth, he hopes that all athletes in earnest to the country's medal hunt.

"I wish to compete for them but some of them had fasting and feasting in tennis tournaments later, believe this is a great sacrifice for their country," he said.

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