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Tuesday, 5 August 2008

Beijing Olympics 2008 - One World One Dream

As the world braces itself against economical socio-political turmoils and environmental challenges, the focus of 6 billion people will be on the greatest sporting event of all times, the Beijing Olympic 2008. The games starts on the 6th August 2008 with soccer and closes on the 24th August 2008. The highlights for most would be the Opening Ceremony on the 8th August 2008. Beijing will play host to the 28 summer sports and 10,500 athletes are expected to demonstrate the Olympic Motto, "Citius, Altius, Fortius".

Athletes will compete in 31 venues in Beijing, Qingdao(sailing), HongKong (Equestrian), Tianjin, Shanghai, Shenyang and Qinhuangdao to determine the worthy recipients of the Olympic medal.

Malaysia is proud of the 33 athletes from 10 sports who have fought hard for their place in the Olympics.
The Malaysian Contingent:
1) Archery: Cheng Chu Sian, Muhammad Marbawi Sulaiman, Wan Mohd Khalmizan Wan Ab Aziz
2) Athletics: Roslinda Samsu, Yuan Yu Fang, Lee Hup Wei
3) Badminton: Lee Chong Wei, Wong Choong Hann, Koo Kien Keat , Tan Boon Heong , Lee Wan Wah , Choong Tan Fook , Wong Mew Choo , Wong Pei Tty, Chin Ee Hui
4) Cycling: Azizul Hasni Awang, Josiah Ng, Mohd Edrus Yunus, Rizal Tisin
5) Diving: Bryan Nickson anak Lomas, Leong Mun Yee, Elizabeth anak Jimie, Pandelela Rinong anak Pamg
6) Sailing: Dr. Kevin Lim
7) Shooting: Hasli Izwan Amir Hasan
8) Swimming: Daniel William Henry Bego , Siow Yi Ting, Khoo Cai Lin, Lew Yih Wey, Leung Chii Lin
9) Taekwondo: Elaine Teo Shueh Fhern, Che Chew Chan
10) Weightlifting: Amirul Hamizan Ibrahim

Good luck and all the best to all of you!


2 comments:

Eric Grant said...

Thanks for the writeup. Sports medicine is an interesting aspect of the ever-increasing number of ways we can protect our bodies from the effects of internal and external stresses, and the Olympics are a great lens!

KnowledgeWorks Foundation looks at the future of education, and one of the major trends for the next ten years is mind and body alteration, both to increase performance and because of the effects of environment. Would love to hear your thoughts!

draston said...

Thanks for your kind comments. You can send me an e-mail on the work that you are doing with athletes.