SBA counts on coach with Midas touch

Mulyo, who groomed Olympic champ Taufik, is confident of raising level of singles shuttlers

MULYO HANDOYO
MULYO HANDOYOST PHOTO: LEE JIA WEN

As Singapore's new national singles head coach, Mulyo Handoyo has been tasked with raising the general standard of the Republic's singles shuttlers.

The 58-year-old Indonesian started work last month but was officially unveiled yesterday at the Temasek Club, where he presented prizes at the Global Eduhub Championships. Towards the end of a 30-minute interview with The Straits Times, Mulyo was asked how long it would take for the players to start to excel in big competitions under his guidance.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 19, 2018, with the headline 'SBA counts on coach with Midas touch'. Subscribe