OCM Weekly Highlights
21st 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.
7th Asian Netball Championship 2009 – 19th to 28th June 2009 at National Netball Stadium, Bukit Kiara, Kuala Lumpur.
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.
International Aikido Seminar 2009 – organized by the Malaysian Aikido Association in conjunction with their 15th Anniversary on 2nd July 2009 at 9.15 a.m., at OCM Arena Sukan, 3rd Floor, OCM Indoor Sports Complex, Jalan Hang Jebat, Kuala Lumpur.
Malaysian Aikido Association 15th Anniversary Dinner 2009 – organized by the Malaysian Aikido Association on 4th July 2009, at 7.30 p.m. at Phoenix Ballroom, Level 5, Pearl International Hotel, Jalan Klang Lama, Kuala Lumpur.
35th National Open (Men & Women) Softball Championship 2009 – 9th to 12th July 2009 at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Skudai, Johor.
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 Mini Olympics Malaysia 2009 – 29th July to 9th August 2009.
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.
IOC Sport for All Commission Meeting
The IOC Sport for All Commission Meeting was held in Lausanne on 19th June 2009. The President of the Olympic Council of Malaysia and IOC Member, YAM Tunku Tan Sri Imran ibni Almarkum Tuanku Ja’afar, attended the meeting in his capacity as a member of the OCM Sport for All Commission.
Y.Bhg. Dato’ Roy Rajasingham, Cik Moira Tan, and Dato’ Sieh Kok Chi, attended the meeting, to present the Official Report of the 12th World Sport for All Congress, which was held from 3rd to 9th November 2009, at the Genting Highlands Resort.
ºThe Official Report was well received by the members of the 12th World Congress. Some of the Highlights of the Report are:-
• There were 508 participants, representing 98 countries.
• Of the 508 participants, 384 were males and 124 females.
• Of the 508 participants, 158 participants or 31.1% were Malaysians.
• 280 or 55% of the participants were from Asia.
• The 12th World Congress had a surplus of around RM216,000.00.
7th Malaysia Netball Championship 2009
The 7th Asian Netball Championship 2009, is being held at the National Netball Stadium, Bukit Kiara, Kuala Lumpur from 19th to 28th June 2009. 9 teams, namely, Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong, India, Maldives, Pakistan, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Host Country Malaysia.
The 9 team are drawn into two groups, with the preliminary group matches being held in 2 groups, from 19th to 24th June 2009. The official rest day is on 25th June 2009. The final round matches are played from 26th to 28th June 2009, with the final round matches being played off from 26th June to 28th June 2009., with the final match being played off on 28th June 2009, at 3.00 p.m.
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.