OCM Weekly Highlights
31st May 2009
OCM Official Website: www.olympic.org.my
World Sepaktakraw Championship 2009 - 25th to 31st May 2009 at Stadium Negeri, Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu Darul Iman. 21 countries participating.
HSBC Asian Five Nations Rugby Championship (A5N) – 2nd to 7th June 2009 at Kuala Lumpur.
7th Milo National Junior Wushu Championship 2009 – 2nd to 4th June 2009 at Pey Fong High School Hall, Melaka.
29th Milo Malaysia Youth Table Tennis Championships 2009 – 3rd to 6th June 2009 at OCM Indoor Sports Arena, Wisma OCM, Jalan Hang Jebat, Kuala Lumpur.
2009 South East Asia Age Group Swimming Championships – 5th to 7th June 2009 at National Aquatics Centre, Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur.
5th Asian Junior Wushu Championship 2009 – 5th to 10th June 2009 at Macau.
9th Junior Men’s Hockey World Cup 2009 – 7th to 21st June 2009, Johor Bharu and Singapore.
9th Milo-Malaysia Youth (Under 14) Volleyball Championship 2009 – 8th to 12th June 2009, organized by the Majlis Bandaran Shah Alam (MBSA) Recreational Club, Shah Alam, at the MBSA Indoor Stadiums at Section 19 for boys and Section 4 for girls.
1st Mini Olympics Malaysia 2009 – due to unavoidable circumstances, the 1st Mini Olympics Malaysia has been postponed to September 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. 1st Asian Martial Arts Games 2009 – 1st to 9th August 2009, Bangkok, Thailand.
28th OCM Annual General Assembly 2009
The 28th OCM Annual General Assembly was successfully held in the morning of 30th May 2009, at OCM Indoor Sports Arena, Wisma OCM, Jalan Hang Jebat, Kuala Lumpur. All 34 Ordinary Members (National Sports Associations) were present with a total of 98 delegates. 12 out of 16 Association Members with one delegate each were also present. The biennial elections were conducted by a 3 persons Independent Panel. The members of the Independent Panel are Cik Hajah Norminshah Sabirin (Chairperson), Y.Bhg. Dato’ Abdul Malek Mohd Salleh and Encik Stanley Charles Louis. The Independent Panel was supported by 6 Scrutineers, comprising Encik Teng Mui Ngee (Chief), Encik Sarjit Singh, Encik Sulhardi Alias, Encik Ong Leng Kok, Cik Winnie Chin and Encik T. Kumar. The results of the elections of OCM’s Office Bearers are as follows:
YAM Tunku Tan Sri Imran ibni Almarhum Tuanku Ja’afar (unopposed)
Y.Bhg. Datuk Dr. M. Jegathesan – 65 votes
Y.Bhg. Dato’ Seri Dr. Ibrahim Saad – 33 votes (unsuccessful)
Vice Presidents – Y.Bhg. Dato’ A. Sani Karim – 95 votes
Y.Bhg. Prof. Dato’ Arch. W. Y. Chin – 89 votes
Y.Bhg. Prof. Dato’ Dr. Zakaria Ahmad – 79 votes
Y.Bhg. Dato’ Roy Rajasingham – 70 votes
Encik M. P. Haridas – 59 votes (unsuccessful)
Dato’ Sieh Kok Chi (unopposed)
Y.Bhg. Dato’ Seri Kee Yong Wee (unopposed)
Hon. Asst. Treasurer
Encik Rosmanizam Abdullah (unopposed)
Hon. Asst. Secretary (woman)
Cik Moira Tan Siew See – 52 votes
Puan Latifah Ya’con – 46 votes (unsuccessful)
Hon. Asst. Secretary (man)
Encik Ramlay Ibrahim – 51 votes
Encik Mohd Hisham Mohd – 23 votes (unsuccessful)
Encik Ramesh Lachmanan – 18 votes (unsuccessful)
Encik Lawrence Yeow – 3 votes (unsuccessful)
Spoilt votes – 3
The Executive Board & Council of the Olympic Council of Malaysia (OCM) and its affiliates wish to express their deepest condolences to the family of the late Encik Sum Kwok Seng, who passed away peacefully on 30th May 2009, at the age of 84 years. The late Encik Sum Kwok Seng was a weightlifter and a strong and active member of the Malaysian Amateur Weightlifting Federation (MAWF), from the 50’s until the 90’s. He was a qualified international Weightlifting Referee, having officiated at many international Weightlifting Championships, including the 1970 Asian Games and the 1988 Olympic Games.
He was a Council Members of the Federation of Malaya Olympic Council (FMOC), representing MAWF, from February 1957until 30th October 1959, when he was elected the Honorary Treasurer of FMOC. He was the Hon. Treasurer for one term until 30th October 1961. From 9th November 1974 until 4th December 1994, the late Mr. Sum Kwok Seng was the Hon. Assistant Treasurer of OCM.
The late Mr. Sum Kwok Seng was the Chef de Mission of the Malaysian Contingent to the 9th British Commonwealth Games, held in Edinburg in 1970. He was the Team Manager of the Malaysian Weightlifting to the 1974 Asian Games in Teheran and the Coach of the Malaysian Weightlifting team of the 4th SEAP Games in Bangkok in 1967 .
The late Mr. Sum Kwok Seng was one of the founder members of the Southeast Asia Peninsular Games Federation in 1959. He and the late Mr. Thong Poh Nyen (Hon. Secretary) were the two representatives of FMOC, who attended the inaugural meeting of South East Asia Peninsular Games Federation in Bangkok on 25th and 26th June 1959.
The late Mr. Sum Kwok Seng was a very dedicated sports official, with strong ethics and passion for the development of sport. He carried out his duties and responsibilities without fear or favour. For his many years of dedicated and unselfish voluntary contributions to sport, the late Mr. Sum Kwok Seng was inducted into the OCM Hall of Fame in 2002.
The late Mr. Sum Kwok Seng will be cremated at 2.00 p.m. on 1st June 2009 at the Qui Yuen Funeral Parlour, Petaling Jaya.
4th National Handball Clubs League 2009
The 4th National Handball Inter-Club 2009, ended on 24th May 2009. In the Men’s League, there were 10 teams. Vanilla Star finished first with an un-defeated record, winning all its 9 matches. Second was Harun Boys, with one draw and 2 losses, third was UiTM, with 4 losses.
In the Women’s League, there were 8 teams. Terengganu Sports School was the Champion winning all its 7 matches. BLITZ was second with one loss, while UiTM was third with two losses.
The 2009 Dexion Ice Hockey League Finals
The 2009 Dexion Ice Hockey League Finals ended on 23rd May 2009, with the finals of the three divisions. The results of the finals are:-
League Trophy: Cobras North America (24 points)
Challenge Trophy Winner: Cobras North America
2nd placing: Asian Tigers North America
Best Forward (Local): Gary Tan Khia Peng (Dexion Wildcats)
Best Forward (Expat): Patrick MacDonald (Cobras North America)
Best Defense (Local): Moi Jia Yung (Dexion Wildcats)
Best Defense (Expat): Jeff Smith (Asian Tigers North America)
“Tony Ryan Trophy” for Best Goalkeeper: Dave Munro (Cobras North America)
League Trophy: Warriors (19 points)
Challenge Trophy winner: Warriors
2nd placing: Storms
Best Forward: Tan Kay Seng (Warriors)
Best Defense: Vincent Matthew Loh (Warriors)
League Trophy: Metro Stars (19 points)
Challenge Trophy winner: Metro Stars
2nd Placing: Dexion Slayers
Best Forward: Hampus Molin (Metro Stars)
Best Defense: Nora Versluis (Dexion Slayers)
“Tupling Family Trophy” for Most Promising Player: Bryan Lim Chee Ming (Dexion Wildcubs)
“Frank Johnstone Trophy” for Most Promising Goalie: Shahrul Ilyas Shukor
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
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