Kayaker Masyitah may skip world meet to focus on recovery


JOHOR BARU: National kayaker Siti Nurul Masyitah Elias (pic) may have to skip the 2024 ICF Dragon Boat World Championships in the Philippines from Oct 30-Nov 3 after suffering serious injuries in an accident on Saturday and focus on the recuperation process, said Deputy Youth and Sports Minister Adam Adli.

He said the 22-year-old sustained fractures to her right shoulder and pelvic bone and injuring her back after being rear-ended by a vehicle and dragged for about 600 metres.

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