OCM Weekly Highlights
14th June 2009
OCM Official Website: www.olympic.org.my
9th Junior Men’s Hockey World Cup 2009 – 7th to 21st June 2009, Johor Bharu and Singapore.
1st Mini Olympics Malaysia 2009 – 29th July to 9th August 2009.
7th Asian Netball Championship 2009 – 19th to 28th June 2009 at National Netball Stadium, Bukit Kiara, Kuala Lumpur.
Yonex-Sunrise Malaysia Open Grand Prix Gold 2009 – 23rd to 28th June 2009 at Johor Bharu Malaysia.
1st Asian Youth Games 2009 – 29th June to 7th July 2009, Singapore.
OCA Sports Committee Meeting 2009 – 29th June 2009, Singapore
28th OCA General Assembly 2009 – 1st July 2009, Singapore.
2009 McDonald’s Olympic Day Run – 12th July 2009 at Dataran Merdeka, Kuala Lumpur, from 7.30 a.m.
153rd OCM Council Meeting – 25th July 2009 at the Conference Room, Ground Floor, Wisma OCM, from 9.30 a.m.
9th OCM Annual Events Seminar 2009 – 25th July 2009 at the Conference Room, Ground Floor, Wisma OCM, from 11.00 a.m.
The World Women Tenpin Bowling Championship 2009 – 26th July to 3rd August 2009 at Las Vegas, USA.
1st Asian Martial Arts Games 2009 – 1st to 9th August 2009, Bangkok, Thailand.
26th Malaysian Ladies Amateur Open 2009 – 4th to 6th August 2009 at The Mines Resort & Golf Club, Kuala Lumpur.
5th Asian Junior Wushu Championship 2009
Congratulations to the Wushu Federation of Malaysia for the outstanding performance of its junior Wushu athletes, for winning 5 gold medals, 5 silver medals and 9 bronze medals at the 5th Asian Junior Wushu Championship held in Macau from 5th to 10th June 2009. The outstanding junior athlete is Tai Cheau Xuen, who won 2 gold medals and one silver medal.
The OCM wishes to congratulate Y.Bhg. Tan Sri Dato’ Ta Kin Yan, Group Chairman of Waz Lian Enterprise Sdn Bhd and Y.Bhg. Tan Sri Dato’ Gurdial Singh Gill being conferred the PANGLIMA SETIA MAHKOTA (P.S.M.), which carries the title “Tan Sri”, by His Majesty the Yang di-Pertuan Agong XIII, Al-Wathiqu Billah Tuanku Mizan Zainal Abidin Ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Mahmud Al-Muktafi Billah Shah, on the occasion of His Majesty’s Birthday on 6th June 2009.
The OCM wishes to congratulate Encik Norhashimi bin Hussain and Cik Rusmalina bte Abd Jabar on the occasion of their wedding on 13th June 2009. Encik Norhashimi bin Hussein is the IT Executive of OCM.
The OCM wishes to congratulate Y.Bhg. Tan Sri Dato’ Ta Kin Yan, Group Chairman of Waz Lian Enterprise Sdn Bhd on the occasion of the Official Launch of Hotel Sentral, by Y.B. Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor, on 13th June 2009. Hotel Sentral is located at No. 30, Jalan Thambypillai, Brickfields, Kuala Lumpur, which is within walking distance from the Kuala Lumpur Sentral Station, the transport hub of Kuala Lumpur.
Chairpersons of OCM’s Committees.
The OCM has appointed the following elected Office Bearers to chair the following Committees of OCM:
Selection - YAM Tunku Tan Sri Imran ibni Almarhum Tuanku Ja’afar.
Media - YAM Tunku Tan Sri Imran ibni Almarhum Tuanku Ja’afar.
Medical and Doping - Y.Bhg. Datuk Dr. M. Jegathesan.
Strategic Planning - Y.Bhg. Datuk Dr. M. Jegathesan.
General Purposes - Y.Bhg. Prof. Dato’ Arch. W. Y. Chin
Facilities and Museum - Y.Bhg. Dato’ A. Sani Karim
Women and Sport - Cik Low Beng Choo
Management & Legal Advisory - Y.Bhg. Dato’ Roy Rajasingham
ADR - Mediation and Arbitration - Y.Bhg. Dato’ Roy Rajasingham
Athletes’ Commission - Y.Bhg. Prof. Dato’ Dr. Zakaria Ahmad
Finance & Marketing - Y.Bhg. Dato’ Seri Kee Yong Wee
It was also decided that as far as possible, the maximum number of members of a Committee shall be 5. NSAs will be invited to nominate suitably qualified persons from their associations to sit in the Committees. A brief CV of each nominee is required.
As OCM has not fulfilled the IOC target of 20% women leaders in an NOC’s Executive Board, OCM has decided to co-opt at least 2 suitably qualified women sports officials to be considered for appointment as members of OCM Executive Board, NSAs are requested to submit their nominees for consideration. A brief CV of each nominee is required.
2009 McDonald’s Olympic Day Run
A Media launch was held on 27th May 2009 at the OCM Museum and Hall of Fame to announce details of the 2009 McDonald’s Olympic Day Run to be held on 12th July 2009 at Dataran Merdeka, Kuala Lumpur, from 7.30 a.m.
The Olympic Day Run is open to 5,000 participants from 10 categories and these are:-
• Men’s and Women’s Open 18 years old and above – 7Km
• Men’s and Women’s Veteran 40 years old and above – 7km
• Men’s and Women’s Junior 13 – 17 years old – 7km
• Primary School Boys and School Girls 10 – 12 years old – 3km
• Primary School Boys and School Girls 7 – 9 years old – 3Km
The registration fee charge for adult is RM10.00 and school children without getting their school stamp. For school children who has obtained their school permission to enter the run will be charged RM5.00.
The registration form are available at Federal Territory Athletic Amateur Association Office, Olympic Council of Malaysia office and website www.olympic.org.my and Mcdonalds outlets in Kuala Lumpur and Selangor and website at www.mcdonalds.com.my.
Adult (Veteran & Open Category)
• 1st Winner RM 1,000.00
• 2nd Winner RM 700.00
• 3rd Winner RM 500.00
• 4th Winner RM 150.00
• 5th Winner RM 100.00
Children (Junior, Primary & Lower Primary Category)
• 1st Winner RM 500.00
• 2nd Winner RM 250.00
• 3rd Winner RM 150.00
• 4th Winner RM 50.00
• 5th Winner RM 50.00
IN KIND – For all categories
• McDonald’s premium items
• Hotel vouchers
• Shopping vouchers
• Dining vouchers
• Other sponsored items
Sports Medicine Talk entitled “Dance and Rhythmic Gymnastics: Injuries Revisited”,
Dr Aston Ngai Seng Huey, former medical officer of ISN, is hosting a talk entitled “Dance and Rhythmic Gymnastics: Injuries Revisited”, on 17th June 2009, from 2.00pm to 5.00pm at Dr Aston Sports Clinic, No.6, Jalan SS2/3, 47300 Petaling Jaya, Selangor Darul Ehsan. The registration fee is RN30/= per participant, but no fee is charged for National athletes. The closing date for registration is 13th June 2009. For more details please contact Dr. Aston Ngai at e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org , websites: http://drastonsportsclinic. blogspot. com
Sports Calendar 2010
The Astro Arena TV Sports Channel is proposed to be launched sometime towards the end of 2009. In order to ensure the success of Astro Arena, all National Sports Associations are requested to submit their 2010 Calendar of their sports competitions and championships to OCM by 15th July 2009. The Sports Calendar and its importance to Astro Arena, will be discussed at the 9th OCM Annual Events Seminar to be held on 25th July 2009 at Wisma OCM.