Diving: New national coach Li Peng optimistic of Olympic qualification in 2020 and maybe medal in 2028

He aims to recruit 20 to 30 kids for the quest; aims to narrow gap at 2019 SEA Games

New national diving coach Li Peng says local divers' standards are quite low compared to world-class levels. ST PHOTO: KHALID BABA
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SINGAPORE - Singapore has never sent a diver to the Olympics, but new national coach Li Peng believes the Republic can break the duck at the Tokyo 2020 edition.

Furthermore, the 52-year-old former Chinese national champion said that with the right plans in place, Singapore can win a medal in the aquatic discipline at the 2028 Games to be held in Los Angeles.

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