Selangor Government To Contribute RM10,000 To Every 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games Malaysian Athlete
With the 2020 Tokyo Olympics finally over, it’s time for the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games! 22 Malaysian athletes, will be representing our country in 9 sports at the Paralympic Games that will be held from 24 August to 5 September.
That said, the Selangor Government will contribute RM10,000 to every state athlete representing Malaysia at the Paralympic Games, State Youth Generation Development, Sports, and Human Capital Committee chairman, Mohd Khairuddin Othman said that the assistance will be for Muhammad Ziyad Zolkifli (F20 shot put event) and Muhammad Hafiz Jamali (1km time trial C5 track cycling event). He added that, “The amount given to the Paralympic athletes is the same as that given to the Olympic athletes previously.”
During the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, 4 Selangor representatives, Phee Jing En (swimming), Lee Hup Wei (high jump), Gavin Kyle Green (golf), and Farah Ann Abdul Hadi (artistic gymnastics) were give the same amount for their expenses.
Mohd Khairuddin said that they are targeting medals for several events like swimming, athletics, shooting, and archery.