KUALA LUMPUR: Sprint legend Tan Sri Dr M. Jegathesan (pic) hopes that the achievements of past track and field athletes will inspire the current generation to strive to be the overall champions at the KL SEA Games in August.
“Athletics was in its heyday in the early editions of the Games. We reached a high in the 1965 SEAP Games when KL hosted it. We won a total of 19 gold medals (out of 42 in). We also did well in subsequent Games at home,” said Jegathesan, a doctor by profession.
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