Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Success at Asian Para Games 2010 Guangzhou

Success at Asian Para Games a good start

December 21, 2010
SEPANG, Dec 20 – Malaysia’s success at the inaugural Asian Para Games in Guangzhou, China is a good start and has opened a new chapter in sports.
“It is up to the contingent to strive for higher goals,” said Malaysian contingent head Datuk Dr Ramlan Abdul Aziz on arrival at KL International Airport (KLIA) here tonight.
Malaysia won nine gold medals, one more than the target set by the National Sports Council (NSC).
The contingent won 13 silver and 23 bronze medals and also created a new Asian record in swimming.
Dr Ramlan who is also director-general of National Sports Institute (ISN) said the contingent’s success in Guangzhou was due to team effort.
Malaysia came in sixth of 45 competing countries.
Host China topped the table with 182 gold, 117 silver and 88 bronze medals. – BERNAMA

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