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Karate exponent Syakilla Salni to be Malaysia's Asian Games flag-bearer


National karate exponent Syakilla Salni Jefry Krisnan@Krisnamurthy won the gold in the Kumite Women's Under 55kg category at the 2017 SEA Games. --fotoBERNAMA

National karate exponent Syakilla Salni Jefry Krisnan@Krisnamurthy won the gold in the Kumite Women's Under 55kg category at the 2017 SEA Games. --fotoBERNAMA

KUALA LUMPUR: Syakilla Salni Jefry Krisnan has earned a big honour for karate as she has been named the flag-bearer for the Malaysian contingent in the Asian Games to be held in Indonesia in August.

The Olympic Council of Malaysia (OCM) executive board met on Tuesday (July 10) and decided to pick Syakilla as the first karate exponent to be given the honour.

   

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