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Pandelela, Al-Jufferi named as country's top athletes


Pandelela Rinong (left) and Mohd Al-Jufferi with their trophies at the National Sports Awards in Putrajaya. - GLENN GUAN / The Star

Pandelela Rinong (left) and Mohd Al-Jufferi with their trophies at the National Sports Awards in Putrajaya. - GLENN GUAN / The Star

PUTRAJAYA: Silat exponent Mohd Al-Jufferi Jamari and diver Pandelela Rinong are the big winners at the National Sports Awards.

The 24-year-old Al-Jufferi beat five other nominees – Ooi Tze Liang (diving), Rafiq Ismail (bowling), Thor Chuan Leong (snooker), Loh Jack Chang (wushu) and Mohd Harrif Saleh (cycling) – for the 2015 National Sportsman Award.

   

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