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China's badminton coach plays down hopes of winning golds at London


09:36, July 11, 2012

BEIJING, July 10 (Xinhua) -- China's badminton head coach Li Yongbo on Tuesday said the badminton team has prepared well for the London Olympic Games but won't set goals for the all-mighty team.

"Now the team is in good shape and doesn't have any injuries, but it can't guarantee that we can win golds at London. There are eventualities in sport so the only thing we can do is to get well prepared for the upcoming matches," Li said.

The badminton team has won three out of five titles at the Beijing Olympic Games and a perfect sweep of five titles at London still looks possible for the squad.

"When you aim high, the pressure will be rising, so we won't set any target for us and just do our best to get good results," the coach added.


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