By: Amin Mustafha
BANGI, 11 May – National athletes, Johnathan Wong Guanjie (Shooting) and Norliyana Kamaruddin (Athletics) were crowned Sportsman and Sportswoman of Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) 2017 at the 34th UPM Sports Awards Ceremony 2018.
Each of them received RM2000 in prize money, a watch, a jacket, a certificate of appreciation, a personal trophy, a revolving trophy and a sponsored holiday, “Let’s Play ke Pulau Perhentian”, as well as T-shirts sponsored by Warrix.
The Rising Star Award (male) and Rising Star Award (female) were awarded to Muhammad Fitri Abdullah (Rugby) and Heng Kor Jin (Swimming), respectively. Each of them received RM1000 in prize money, a watch, a certificate of appreciation and a personal trophy, as well as a T-shirts sponsored by Warrix.
The awards were presented by UPM Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Datin Paduka Dato’ Dr. Aini Ideris, here.
Also present were UPM Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Student Affairs & Alumni), Prof. Dr. Roslan Sulaiman; Head of UPM Sports Centre, Dr. Hanafiah Ayub; UPM Registrar, Dato’ Wan Azman Wan Omar; and the Vice-Chancellor of Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (UPSI), Prof Dato’ Dr. Mohammad Shatar Sabran.
UPM also awarded Gold Awards to 135 athletes, Silver Awards to 51 athletes, Setia Bakti (Long Service) Awards to 17 athletes, and Special Appreciation Awards to 19 athletes. Among the recipients of the Special Appreciation Awards were national athletes Cheong Jun Hoong, Leong Mun Yee, Tracie Ang and Muhammad Hakimi Ismail. – UPM
Date of Input: 17/05/2018 | Updated: 17/05/2018 | hairul_nizam
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