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

New national diving coach Li Peng says local divers' standards are quite low compared to world-class levels.
New national diving coach Li Peng says local divers' standards are quite low compared to world-class levels.ST PHOTO: KHALID BABA

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

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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