Bernama – Sarawak, 37 sports with 488 events held in Sukma

KUALA LUMPUR, April 30 (Bernama) — The Malaysian Games (SUKMA) Supreme Council has announced that 37 sports and 488 events will be contested at the 2024 SUKMA to be held in Sarawak from August 17 to 24. officially agreed to.

The National Sports Council (NSC) said in a statement today that the 488 events will consist of 236 events in the men’s category, 217 events in the women’s category and 35 events in mixed or open events, and the decision will be taken at a meeting chaired by the NSC. said. Minister for Youth and Sports Hannah Yeo;

The statement said the event would require participation from at least six states, including Sarawak’s Kuching, Miri, Sibu, Mukah, Bintulu, Samarahan, Serian, Sri Aman and Betong.

“The organizers have identified five competition villages to accommodate athletes from 15 delegations. Campus Mukah, UPM Campus in Bintulu and IKBN in Miri,” the statement said.

The NSC said that among the issues resolved by the SUKMA Supreme Council was the issue of dual registration involving 108 athletes.

The issue was resolved by the NSC and Sarawak SUKMA 2024 Secretariat through mutual agreement by the relevant state contingents.

The Sarawak State Secretariat also set the date for the 100-day countdown of Sarawak SUKMA 2024 to May 9, which will be hosted by the Sarawak Chief Minister.

— Bernama

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