ALOR STAR: A total of 9,818 athletes and officials from 17 contingents for next year’s Sukma (Malaysia Games) can register online from Nov 15.
Acting Kedah Mentri Besar Datuk Mahdzir Khalid said the contingents could register their athletes according to their respective events on the official website.
“We have 26 sporting events in the Games and the online registration will reduce the hassle for the contingents,” he said after chairing the Sukma secretariat meeting here yesterday.
Mahdzir said preparations for Sukma was on track, with construction of new facilities about 70% completed.
Kedah are expected to conduct a dry run of all the sporting events in April. The Games will be held from May 24-June 4.
Mahdzir said yesterday’s meeting also discussed the logistic aspects for the Games.
He added that all the athletes would stay at the Universiti Utara Malaysia campus in Sintok and Universiti Teknologi Mara campus in Merbok.
Teams from all the states besides contingents from the Royal Malaysian Police, Brunei and the Federal Territory of Labuan will compete in the Games.