KUALA LUMPUR, April 1 (Bernama) -- Omer Ahmed Abdi Essa from athletics and karate exponent Siti Hajar Mohd Azhar were crowned Universiti Islam Antarabangsa Malaysia's (UIAM) sportsman and sportswoman of the year.
Both UIAM athletes received a trophy and an appreciation certificate for their feat at the university's Sports Award Ceremony here today.
Siti Hajar, a Human and Social Sciences student was selected after winning two bronze medals in the over 68kg kumite and Team kumite while Omer Ahmed of Somalia won the 5,000m and 10,000m events at the Malaysian University Sports Council Games.
The awards were presented by UIAM Rector Professor Datuk Dr Zaleha Kamaruddin.
For Siti Hajar, it was the second time she was awarded UIAM sportswoman, having won her first title last year.....