JAKARTA, Dec 15 (AFP) - President Megawati Sukarnoputri has said she felt ashamed after Indonesiafinished behind Vietnam and Thailand in the medals tablefor last week’s Southeast Asian games.
They say my country is very, very big but how comein sports we got defeated and only came up in thirdplace?'' she was quoted as saying by Antara news agencyduring a meeting with the Indonesian community inIslamabad Sunday. Aren’t we ashamed? I am ashamed, but what can wesay? Of course we are embarrassed,’’ Megawati said.
Despite its population of 212 million, Indonesia hasfared poorly in international sport in recent yearsapart from badminton.
Megawati, who is in Pakistan for a state visit, saidIndonesians lacked the will'' and the pride to strive. In October she ticked off her lazy’’ compatriots forfailing to keep their environment clean and told them tolearn from the Japanese.

Another official heard from! Lacking in will? How about program, coaches, money ,meets, competition…?