It takes an entire nation to raise a champion and to organise SEA Games

WHEN the Malaysian government pitched to source for investment from the private sector ahead of the 2017 SEA Games, the then Youth and Sports Minister, Khairy Jamaluddin, chose to improvise a famous saying to get his message across.

“It takes a village to raise a child and it takes an entire nation to raise a champion,” he was often quoted by the media.

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