KUANTAN, May 11 (Bernama) -- Pahang contingent's Malaysia Games (Sukma) athletes will receive bonus directly from the state government at the championship venue if they win medals at the meet to be held in Perlis from this May 26-June 4.
Pahang Youth and Sports committee chairman Datuk Mohd Johari Hussain said the move was to instill the competitive spirit in the athletes so as to achieve success at the meet.
"Every gold medalist will receive RM3,000, silver RM2,000 and bronze RM1,000 for individual events while for team events, each participant will get RM1,000 for a gold medal, RM600 for silver and RM400 for bronze," he told reporters after attending the Pahang contingent flag presentation by Pahang Sultan Ahmad Shah here Sunday.
Also present was Pahang Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Adnan Yaakob.
Meanwhile Adnan wanted all the 382 athletes who represented Pahang at the 17th championship to be given proper care and other facilities.....