Saturday, August 12, 2017

Malaysia: Sultan Mizan withdraws from Sea Games

NST.com.my - Full Article

By Devinder Singh - August 12, 2017

SULTAN Mizan Zainal Abidin is the biggest omission from the 844-strong national Sea Games contingent, Malaysia’s largest ever, which was finalised yesterday.

The Terengganu ruler graciously withdrew due to his horse being deemed unfit to compete in the equestrian endurance event on Aug 20 at the Terengganu International Endurance Park in Lembah Bidong.

“Tuanku Mizan withdrew in the best interest of the endurance team as His Highness felt his horse was not ready and would not do justice to the team,” said Olympic Council of Malaysia (OCM) secretary-general Datuk Low Beng Choo.
“It was very gracious of His Highness, who very much wanted to compete in the Sea Games and had been training hard every day...”

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