The Olympic Council of Malaysia wishes to congratulate the following individuals for being honoured for their services to sport 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 June 6:
• Y.Bhg. Tan Sri Ong Ka Ting, former President of the Malaysia Volleyball Association (1998 to 2002), on being conferred the Panglima Mangku Negara (PMN), which carries the title Tan Sri.
• Y.Bhg. Datuk Abdul Ghani Minhat, ‘Raja Bola’ of Malaysia and former star national football player, on being conferred the Panglima Jasa Negara (PJN), which carries the title Datuk.
• Y.Bhg. Dato’ Lee Chong Wai, Beijing 2008 Olympic Games badminton singles silver medallist, on being conferred the Darjah Bakti (DB).Office bearers
The office bearers, elected for the session 2009-2011, at the 28th OCM Annual General Assembly held on May 30, are: President, YAM Tunku Tan Sri Imran ibni Almarhum Tuanku Ja’afar; Deputy President, Y.Bhg. Datuk Dr. M. Jegathesan; Vice Presidents, Y.Bhg. Prof. Dato’ Arch. W. Y. Chin, Cik Low Beng Choo, Y.Bhg. Prof. Dato’ Dr. Zakaria Ahmad, Y.Bhg. Dato’ Roy Rajasingham and Y.Bhg. Dato’ A. Sani Karim; Hon. Secretary, Dato’ Sieh Kok Chi; Hon. Treasurer, Y.Bhg. Dato’ Seri Kee Yong Wee; Hon. Asst.
Treasurer, Encik Rosmanizam Abdullah; Hon. Asst. Secretary, Cik Moira Tan Siew See; Hon. Asst. Secretary – Encik Ramlay Ibrahim.
Olympic Day Run
A media launch was held on May 27 at the OCM Museum and Hall of Fame to announce details of the 2009 McDonald’s Olympic Day Run to be held on July 12 at Dataran Merdeka, Kuala Lumpur, from 7.30 a.m. The Olympic Day Run is open to 5,000 participants from 10 categories: men’s and women’s open 18 years and above, 7km; men’s and women’s veteran 40 years and above, 7km; men’s and women’s junior 13–17 years, 7km; primary school boys and school girls 10–12 years, 3km; primary school boys and school girls 7–9 years, 3km.
For more information please see: www.olympic.org.my