KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 23 (Bernama) -- The Association of Sports Writers of Malaysia (SAM) will feature a difference at the SAM-100PLUS 2017 Awards Ceremony where there will be two Special Award recipients.
SAM said in a statement that after evaluating the performances of national athletes last year, SAM had picked the women's elite bowling team and professional golfer Gavin Kyle Green as the recipients of the award.
"Great efforts and high team spirit helped the national women's tenpin bowling team regained the gold medal of the team event at the World Bowling Championships, after 10 years in December," the statement said.
At the South Point Bowling Centre in Las Vegas, United States, the national team consisting of Shalin Zulkifli, Siti Safiyah Amirah Abdul Rahman, Sin Li Jane, Syaidatul Afifah Badrul Hamidi, Natasha Roslan and Esther Cheah, had to first face a tough fight from Colombia in the semi-finals.
In addition to the women's team gold medal, Shalin, who paired with Li Jane, won silver in the women's doubles event while Siti Safiyah Amirah also won silver in the overall women's category.....