2028 Olympic target for badminton

SBA chief wants to get structure right, aiming for individual medal at SEA Games as part of LA goal

Loh Kean Yew in last year's Singapore Open. He made the news by beating Chinese great Lin Dan in the Thailand Masters final in January. ST FILE PHOTO
Loh Kean Yew in last year's Singapore Open. He made the news by beating Chinese great Lin Dan in the Thailand Masters final in January. ST FILE PHOTO

Singapore badminton has mapped out its intended route to the top of the world, and it will have to pass through South-east Asia in more ways than one.

In a recent interview with The Straits Times, Singapore Badminton Association (SBA) president Lawrence Leow said the governing body's ambition is to win an Olympic medal by 2028 and noted: "It is important to get the structure right. We are trying to reorganise ourselves and execute some plans.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 18, 2019, with the headline '2028 Olympic target for badminton'. Print Edition | Subscribe