OCM Weekly Highlights
26th October 2008
OCM Official Website: www.olympic.org.my12th World Sport For AllCongress 2008 Official Website: www.SportForAll2008.olympic.org.my
150th OCM Council Meeting - 1st November 2008 at Conference Room, GroundFloor, Wisma OCM, Kuala Lumpur, at 9.30 a.m.
OCM Festive SeasonOpen House – 1st November 2008 from 12.00 noon at the Coffee Houseof Hotel Olympic, Wisma OCM,Kuala Lumpur.
12th WorldSport for All Congress 2008 – 3rd to 6th November 2008 at Genting Highlands.
The Office Bearers and the staff of OCM wish all Hinduathletes, sports officials, sponsors/supporters of OCM, sports journalists andMalaysians “HAPPY DEEPAVALI”, whichfalls on 27th October 2008..
OCM Festive Season Open House
The OCM Festive Season Open House will be held on 1st November 2008 from 12.00 noon at the recently renovated Coffee House of OlympicHotel, Wisma OCM, Kuala Lumpur. Members of National Sports Associations, sponsors, National SportsCouncil, National Institute of Sports, supporters, media and friends arecordially invited to above Open House.
The OCM wishes to congratulate Y.B. DatukIsmail Sabri Yaakob, Minister of Youth and Sports Malaysia, and Datuk Paul MonySamuel, Secretary General of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC), on beingconferred the Sri Sultan Ahmad Shah Pahang (SSAP) awards, which carries thetitle Datuk Seri on the occasion of the 78th Birthday of DYMM SultanPahang Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah Al-Musta’in Billah Ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Abu Bakar R’Ayatuddin Al-Mu’adzam
Shah on 724th October 2008.
The th World Sport for All Conggress 2008
The 12th World Sport for All Congress 2008 willbe held in Genting Highlands in a week’s time and from 3rd to 6th November 2008. The 12th World Sport for AllCongress is organized by the Olympic Council of Malaysia under the patronage ofthe International Olympic Committee (IOC), in collaboration with the WorldHealth Organisation (WHO), the General Assembly of International Sports Federations (GAISF), and the IOC Sport for All Commission.
3rd Commonwealth Youth Games – 12th to 18th October 2008, Pune, India.
The Malaysian contingent consisting of 42athletes and 16 officials won a total of 13 medals with 3 golds, 4 silvers and6 bronzes, to emerged 7th in the Overall Medal Tally. 33 countriesout of 71 countries that took part won medals.
The gold medals were won by Arrico Jumith in weightlifting in the 62 kg boys’category. He lifted a total weight of 267 kg (119 kg snatch and 148 kg cleanand jerk) to set new Commonwealth Youth Games records, Mohd Hafifi Mansor inweightlifting in the 69 kg boys’ category with a total lift of 272 kg (snatch120, clean and jerk 152), which are also new Commonwealth Youth Games recordsand Ow Yao Han and Yew Hong Kheng in the boys’ Badminton doubles event.
Silver medals were won by shooters Nurfarah Afiqah Taufekh in girl’s 50 meter rifle prone, Alia Sazana Azhari in the girl’s25 meter pistol, and Muhamad Zubair Mohamad in boy’s 50 meter 3 positions andby the boys’ Badminton doubles team of Welson Lim Yu Sheng and Loh Wei Sheng.
Bronze medalists were Nur Ayuni Farhana Abdul Halim in the girl’s 10 meter Air Rifle shooting, Wahidah Ismail in girl’s 10meter Air Pistol, Khairul Ridhwan Ammeran in the girl’s 56 kg weightlifting,Abd Mubin Rahim in the boy’s 77 kg category, Nurliyana Kamaruddin in girl’shigh jump and Lim Ee Von and Ng Hui Ern in the girl’s badminton doubles.
The 4th Commonwealth Youth Games will be held in the Isle of Man from 7th to 13th September 2011. A total of seven sports will be offered,that are Athletics, Badminton, Boxing, Cycling, Gymnastics, Rugby 7’S, and Swimming.
1st Asian Beach Games
Malaysia participated in the 1st Asian Beach Games in Balifrom 18th to 26th October 2008, with a Contingentcomprising 44 male athletes and 26 female athletes, 24 male and 4 femaleofficials. The Malaysian Contingent competed in the following 12 sports, BeachKabaddi, Beach Pencak Silat, Beach Sepaktakraw, Beach Soccer, Beach Volleyball,Beach Basketball, Bodybuilding, Paragliding, Sailing, Triathlon, Woodball andWind Surfing.
The Malaysian Contingent medal tally was as follows: Woodball Team won 1 gold medal, 1 silver medal and 1 bronze medal, the men’sBeach Basketball team and the men’s Sepaktakraw inter-regu team won a bronzemedal each, while Pencak Silat team won 1 gold medal, 1 silver medal and 2bronze medals.
27th OCA Annual General Assembly 2008
The 27th OCA Annual General Assembly was held in Bali on 21st October 2008 atBali. OCM was represented by YAMTunku Tan Sri Imran ibni Tuanku Ja’afar, Cik Low Beng Choo and Dato’ Sieh KokChi.
International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) Asian National Associations Meeting
Congratulationsto the Malaysian Ice Hockey Federation (MIHF) for successfully organising the InternationalIce Hockey Federation (IIHF) Asian National Associations Meeting, from 24th to 26th October 2008, at the Sunway Resort Hotel, Petaling Jaya.Representatives of 12 National Ice Hockey Federations from Asia attended theabove meeting. Mr Shoichi Tomita, Vice President of the International IceHockey Federation and Mr. Dave Fitzpatrick, Sport Director of IIHF were presentat the meeting. MIHF hosted adinner to the delegates on 25th October 2008 at the Sunway ResortHotel. Nama E-mel baru untuk anda! Dapatkan nama E-mel yang telah lama anda mahukan pada @ymail dan @rocketmail yang baru. Cepat sebelum orang lain mendapatkannya! http://mail.promotions.yahoo.com/newdomains/my/