UM ATHLETES BAG 30 MEDALS AT 29TH SEA GAMES
Twenty-eight (28) UM athletes as part of the Malaysian contingent collected 30 medals at the 29th SEA Games on 19 to 30 August 2017 in Kuala Lumpur. They competed in 11 different types of sports including archery, badminton, basketball, diving, gymnastics, hockey, squash, table tennis and triathlon.
These athletes showed outstanding performance in the games and contributed 17 gold, 8 silver and 5 bronze medals to the country’s overall medal count of 323 medals.
SEA Games is the biggest multi-sports event involving participants from the countries of Southeast Asia and this year, Malaysia played host to the biennial games for the sixth time.
Kudos to all UM athletes for the hard work and determination as well as the remarkable achievement in the 29th SEA Games (KL2017).