KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 16 (Bernama) -- The National Silat Association (PESAKA) is confident of winning seven gold medals at the World Silat Championship in Singapore in November.
PESAKA coordinator Osman Nok said the target was realistic based on current performance.
In the 2007 World Silat Championship in Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia won seven gold, two silver and five bronze medals.
He said that 29 national elite silat exponents would undergo intensive training in March and August in preparation for the tournament.
Meanwhile, he said PESAKA would organise the National Silat Championship on Aug 6-10 at Indera Mulia Stadium in Ipoh.
National silat exponents would also take part at the Belgium Open Silat Championship from May 14-19 and Asean Invitational Silat Tournament in Kuantan from July 10-17.