Monthly Archives: June 2012

Flag Handover Ceremony 2012 in Conjunction with 15th Malaysia Games, Pahang 2012

Flag Handover Ceremony 2012 in Conjunction with 15th Malaysia Games, Pahang 2012

Star, Metro North Sport, 25 June 2012, Page 12.
Story by Simren Kaur

THE Penang contingent are targeting a haul of 25 gold, 20 silver and 23 bronze medals at the 15th Malaysia Games (Sukma) to be hosted by Pahang from July 7 to July 16.

State Speaker Datuk Abdul Halim Hussein said the state contingent would be participating in all 24 events with a total of 325 athletes.

“As a token of appreciation, monetary incentives will be given to athletes who bring home medals,” he said.

“For individual events, the winning athlete will each be given RM3,000 (gold), RM2,000 (silver) and RM1,000 (bronze).

“For events involving less than five athletes, the incentives are RM1,000 (gold), RM700 (silver) and RM500 (bronze),” he said.

Abdul Halim added that events with more than five athletes, the incentives were RM500, RM300 and RM200 respectively.

State Youth, Sports and Women, Family and Community Development Committee chairman Lydia Ong said Penang were a sports powerhouse which had produced top international athletes such as Datuk Lee Chong Wei and Datuk Nicol David.

Abdul Halim and Ong were present at the state flag presentation ceremony to the athletes held at Dewan Utama Siswa Tekun, Universiti Sains Malaysia yesterday.

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3rd Penang Line Dance Jamboree Press Conference

Get your dancing shoes and get ready to groove under the scintilating stars! The 3rd Penang Esplanade Line Dance Jamboree, 2012 will be held on Sunday, 1 July 2012 at Esplanade said State Youth and Sports, Women, Family and Community … Continue reading

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3rd Penang Durians’ Masters 2012

Held from 16-17 June 2012 [Sat and Sunday] at Premium Lanes, Sunshine Square at Bayan Lepas, the event saw some 83 participants from Singapore, Indonesia and all over Malaysia compete for the King of Fruits during the 3rd Penang Durians’ … Continue reading

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Kwong Wah Yit Poh Penang Hill Climb 2012

The annual Kwong Wah Yit Poh Penang Hill Climb is back for the 26th time! The hill climb competition will be flagged off at 8am on Sunday 1st July 2012 at the Penang Youth Park and participants will be making … Continue reading

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Malaysia Slalom Series: Penang Open Freestyle Skating Competition 2012

Held from 2-3 June 2012 [Sat to Sun], the event saw freestyle skating participants from Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam compete in the various categories at the inaugural Malaysia Slalom Series: Penang Open Freestyle Skating Competition 2012 at Penang … Continue reading

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