CDM WEBINAR – TOKYO PARALYMPICS 2020
29 October 2020
CDM Webinar was hosted by Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee from Tokyo on 29 October 2020. A total of 165 countries participated in the webinar with briefings presented by Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee, IPC Headquarters in Bonn, Germany, and IPC President from Brazil. Major issues were presented during the virtual briefings included realignment of games timeline, revised logistical plans, qualification rounds and most importantly measures to address Covid-19 pandemic.
Paralympic Council of Malaysia was represented by the President, Dato’ Sri Megat D. Shahriman who is the CDM for Malaysian Paralympic Contingent together with the Secretary-General, First Admiral Dato’ Subramaniam Raman Nair (R) and the General Manager, Mr Mohan Govindasamy.
PCM & AWAM Becoming Strategic Partner in Addressing Issues of Gender-Based Violence
09 September 2020
President of Paralympic Council of Malaysia, Dato’ Sri Megat D. Shahriman Bin Dato’ Zaharudin and President of All Women’s Action Society (AWAM), Ms. Premalosani Arivananthan signed a memorandum of understanding agreeing to work together as strategic partners in addressing Gender-Based Violence issues within PCM Family.
PCM’s Women Development Committee Chairperson, Cik Noor Syahieda Binti Mat Shah presented a short briefing pertaining to the purpose of the partnership, stakeholders involved, and activities that will be executed. AWAM shared statistics of Gender-Based Violence that has happened in national sports landscape which emphasizes the importance and the need to address this matter seriously.
The ceremony was witnessed by Director of Paralympic Division, Encik Mohd Sofian Hamzah and Chief Secretariat of Women in Sports, National Sports Council, Puan Sukhdev Kaur Hans. Athletes and media friends were also present.
The Bata Way – A Leap To Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games!!!
26 August 2020
Bata Shoes Sponsorship Handover Ceremony to National Paralympic Contingent bound for Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games was held on 26 August 2020 at Atmosphere 360, KL Tower. PCM President Dato Sri Megat D Shahriman Bin Dato’ Zaharudin as the Chef de Mission for Tokyo Paralympic Games received 100 pairs of sports shoes from the Marketing Manager of Bata Primavera, Ms Diana Wong. She mentioned these shoes are the latest series of sports shoes exclusively designed for Malaysian National Contingent bound for Tokyo Games.
The ceremony was also attended by our former badminton supremo Datuk James Selvaraj (Consultant to Bata Primavera), En Sofian Hamzah (Director of Para Sports Division National Sports Council), PCM Executive Board Members and 9 para athletes who have qualified to take part in the games next year. Each athlete received the shoes and pride themselves with a battle cry – We Made It So Can You. A challenge for other athletes aspiring to secure a place for Tokyo Games.
We look forward for more sponsors to contribute towards providing a support system that can be a motivator to bring out their excellence to haul more golden glories for our country.
Thank You Bata Malaysia!!
The RTT (Road to Tokyo) 2020 Camp Registration Day Program
08 June 2020
YH Dato’ Sri Megat D Shahriman, President representing the Paralympic Council of Malaysia in the RTT 2020 Camp Registration Day Program on 8 June 2020, led by the Minister of Youth & Sports, YB Dato' Sri Reezal Merican Naina Merican.
HEALTHCARE KIT HANDOVER TO NEEDY PARA-SPORTS ATHLETES (PHASE 1)
7 April 2020
President of Paralympic Council of Malaysia (PCM) Dato’ Sri Megat D. Shahriman Zaharudin stepped forward to chip in to arrest the spread of Covid-19 pandemic. On 7 April 2020, at the compound of Menara Kuala Lumpur, Dato' Sri Megat representing PCM distributed Healthcare Kit consisting Vitamin C tablets, sanitizers and face masks to selected coaches who has been tasked to deliver the kit to 60 para athletes in the Klang Valley by e-hailing services.
PARA ATHLETES COVID-19 SUPPORT PROJECT (PHASE 2)
21 April 2020
Paralympic Council of Malaysia together with Malaysia Para Athletics Association came up with an initiative to provide basic food supplies to 40 para athletes under MSN Development Program. This activity was held at 1100 Tuesday 21 April @ Centrepoint, Bandar Utama, Kuala Lumpur. The food supplies were delivered by e-hailing services.
PARA ATHLETES COVID-19 SUPPORT PROJECT (PHASE 3)
28 April 2020
Paralympic Council of Malaysia (PCM) commenced Phase 3 of Para Athletes Covid-19 Support Project at 1130 Tuesday 28 April @ Pejabat Daerah Angkatan Pertahanan Awam Klang. PCM together with Kiwanis Club of Klang and Selangor Para Athletics Association organised basic food supplies to 20 para-athletes from 4 para sports associations in the Klang Valley. Food supplies were delivered by e-hailing services.
Phase 3 is a continuous effort to seek donors to contribute in cash or in-kind (any food supplies). The food supplies are meant for para-athletes from various para sports associations.
08 June 2020