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S’PORE ROWER AISYAH: DON’T BLAME THE GOVT FOR NOT SPONSORING MY OLYMPIC DREAM

I started off my rowing career and Olympic campaign with my own savings- we all know this story. But I think it is time people move on from the past. Yes, the start was always the hardest part of the journey. That is why in sports, we never do it for money. Unless you're a professional football player or playing for prize money in a prestigious golf tour. So we also know the story of how I have put myself out there and pleaded for money via my crowdfund. But you can't blame the govt for not supporting me in the first place. They're right- why should I be given money if I couldn't even win a medal in the SEA Games? Why should they support me if I'm so far from qualifying for the Olympics?

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