BFM 89.9

Podcast  >  Night Shift  >  Bar None  >  S2E88: Syakilla Still Gunning For The Olympics

S2E88: Syakilla Still Gunning For The Olympics

Syakilla Salni, Malaysian Karate Gold Medalist

11-Feb-20 21:00

S2E88: Syakilla Still Gunning For The Olympics

After 124 years, Karate is finally making its debut at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Syakilla Salni, the Malaysian Kumite fighter gives us the scoop into the karate world. She unveils the many obstacles she faced in getting to the Olympics - from internal politics, lack of funding, bad training locations, difficulties adapting to different coaching styles, and more.

Even after quitting the national team late last year and missing many tournaments deemed vital to quality for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Syakilla is still hopeful and devoted to represent Malaysia on the international stage. BFM’s Sabrina Magdelene, uncovers.

Also on the The Good, The Bad & The Ugly - CIMB is partnering with the Malaysian Football League (MFL) for the upcoming season and the inspiring story behind Discover Muay Thai, The Malaysian Hockey Confederation (MHC) hit by a coaching fiasco and an unfortunate high school archery incident in Kedah.


Produced by: Daryl Ong, Sabrina Magdelene, Haresh Deol


Download the BFM mobile app. Stay at home and stay up-to-date.

Tags:  Syakilla SalnikarateTokyo Olympics 2020kumiteSportsSports

Dan Lain-Lain

Share this podcast

Latest Podcasts




Play / Pause

Listen now :

Today’s Shows



6:00 AM

The 6AM Stretch

7:05 AM

Market Watch

7:15 AM

Morning Brief

8:05 AM

The Breakfast Grille

Lim Chin Horng, Managing Director, EconFrame Bhd

8:30 AM

Morning Brief

9:00 AM

Opening Bell

9:35 AM

BBC World Service

10:05 AM

Open For Business

The Traveling Sisterhood

11:05 AM

Resource Centre

Proptech & The Pandemic

12:00 PM

Enterprise Biz Bytes

1:00 PM

The Breakfast Grille Repeat

Lim Chin Horng, Managing Director, EconFrame Bhd

2:05 PM

The Daily Digest

3:05 PM

Front Row

Global Migrant Festival 2020

4:05 PM

Health & Living

Could the COVID-19 Pandemic Fuel Antimicrobial Resistance?

5:05 PM

The Evening Edition

7:30 PM

Popcorn Culture - Throwback Tuesday

The King's Speech

8:05 PM

GTLF 2020 Presents - Quirky Antiquity

A Pig King, A Malay Tale

9:00 PM

Bar None