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Pandelela Rinong crowned Sarawak sportswoman of the year, again


  • Nation
  • Sunday, 24 Nov 2013

SIBU: National diver Pandelela Rinong anak Pamg was once again crowned Sarawak's Sportwoman of the Year at the state's Sports Award ceremony for 2011/2012 here late Saturday.

Pandela, who first won the award in 2010, was the first Malaysian woman athlete to win a bronze medal in the 10-metre diving event at the 2012 London Olympics.

The awards were presented by State Assistant Communications and State Assistant Sports Minister Datuk Lee Kim Shin who represented Chief Minister Tan Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud.

National men's diver, Bryan Nickson Lomas, who also produced several excellent performances, was named Sarawak 2011/2012 Sportsman of the Year. Both received a cash prize of RM5,000, trophy and a certificate each.

The list of award winners is as follows:

Sportsman : Bryan Nickson Lomas

Sportswoman : Pandelela Rinong anak Pamg

Paralympic Sportsman : Jamery Siga

Paralympic Sportswoman : Nabilah Ahmad Sherif

Most Promising Sportsman : Mohammad Arif Zulhimi Alet

Most Promising Sportswoman : Angela Chieng

Best Sports Coach : Ling Neng Thung

Best Paralympic Sports Coach : Awang Ismail Zamia Awang Nusi

Best Sports Leadership : Moh Wung Ming

Best Sports Team (Men) : Sarawak Squash Squad

Best Sports Team (Women) : Sarawak Volleyball Squad

Best Sports Association : Sarawak Tenpin Bowling Association

Best Sports Writer (Bahasa Malaysia) : Harry Elias (Utusan Borneo)

Best Sports Writer (English) : Robert Kenneth (The Star)

Best Sports Writer (Chinese) : Teo Chi Wei (See Hua Daily News)

Sarawak Sports Personality : Bala Ditta

-Bernama

   

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