JOHOR BAHARU, Aug 20 (Bernama) -- Hockey player Faiz Helmi Jalil and weightlifter Norkhasidah Abdul Halim were crowned Johor Sportsman and Sportswoman for 2013 during Johor's Sports Awards night, here Wednesday night.
The winners received RM5,000 each, a trophy and certificate from Johor Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Mohamed Khaled Nordin.
Also present was Johor's Youth and Sports, Culture and Heritage committee chairman Datuk Zulkurnain Kamisan.
Faiz Helmi who was part of the National Junior squad that finished fourth in the World Junior Championship in India, Asian Championship and World League, edged out archer Haziq Kamaruddin who had won the Sportsman of the year award in 2011 and 2012.
Norkhasidah meanwhile, won a bronze medal in the Myanmar SEA Games and finished with a runner-up medal at the Solidarity Games in Palembang, Indonesia.....