KOTA SAMARAHAN, May 21 (Bernama) -- Sarawak athletes heading to the SUKMA in Perlis have been reminded to remain focused on winning gold medals in their respective events to wrest the overall title.
Sarawak's Minister of Social Development Tan Sri William Mawan Ikom Mawan urged the athletes to produce their best with discipline, commitment, high integrity, fighting spirit and sportsmanship.
He said through SUKMA the state hoped to produce many more young talented athletes for international competitions.
"This is the spirit that we want from our athletes. We want you (athletes) to create a name at the national level and eventually get selected to represent the country at international competitions.
"SUKMA is the best platform for athletes to showcase their ability at the national level and later represent the country at higher level international competitions like the SEA Games, Asia Games, Commonwealth Games and Olympic Games," said Mawan.....