Most marathons don't have sports commissioner's approval, says MP


Low Han Shaun

Ong Kian Ming says the sports commissioner does not have 'the expertise or capacity' to evaluate if race organisers are professionally capable of organising marathons. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, December 12, 2017.

A VAST majority of marathons in Malaysia are not approved by the Sports Commissioner’s Office, said MP and runner Ong Kian Ming in the wake of Sunday’s Klang International City Marathon 2017, which saw three runners injured, with one still unconscious.

DAP’s Serdang lawmaker said most running events would obtain permission from local authorities or the venue owner, but not the sports commissioner (SC).


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  • I guess the Guardians are confused and they like to drag and confuse others as this is an incident.....if there's no mishap, I guess there's no need for SC approvals. It's Bolehland bro....

    Posted 3 years ago by Crishan Veera