Dance Sport Athlete Lego Sam Receives Incentive at SHAKAM 2023
The highly anticipated Skim Hadiah Kemenangan Sukan (SHAKAM) 2023 event took place in a grand ceremony, honoring the outstanding athletes who clinched victory at the recent SEA Games and Para ASEAN Games in Cambodia.
With the presence of distinguished guests such as the Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia, YAB Dato' Seri Dr. Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, and the Minister of Youth and Sports of Malaysia, YB Hannah Yeoh, the event celebrated the incredible achievements of these talented individuals.
Among the athletes, Lego Sam from the field of Dance Sport in the Breaking discipline stood out as he proudly secured a gold medal. Recognizing his exceptional performance, Lego Sam was presented with a well-deserved incentive of RM24,000. He stood alongside Mr. Chua Zjen Fong, the Sports Director of the Malaysia DanceSport Federation (MYDF) and the Team Manager of Dance Sport in the SEA Games 2023, and Mr. Bobby Tan, the Breaking Director of MYDF and coach in the SEA Games, as they joined in the celebration of his remarkable achievement.
The presence of Mr. Chua and Mr. Bobby at the ceremony highlighted their instrumental roles in guiding and supporting Lego Sam throughout his journey. Their expertise and dedication have played a significant part in shaping the success of Dance Sport in Malaysia.
The recognition of Lego Sam's achievement serves as a testament to the dedication and hard work exhibited by all Dance Sport athletes who represented Malaysia in the SEA Games 2023. Their relentless pursuit of excellence has not only brought pride to the nation but has also raised the bar for future competitors.
As the event drew to a close, words of encouragement echoed throughout the venue, expressing hope that all Dance Sport athletes, including Lego Sam, Mr. Chua, and Mr. Bobby, will continue to shine in the upcoming SEA Games 2025. The success of Lego Sam and his fellow teammates has paved the way for future generations of dancers, igniting a passion for the sport and inspiring them to reach greater heights.
In conclusion, the Skim Hadiah Kemenangan Sukan (SHAKAM) 2023 event celebrated the exceptional achievements of athletes who brought honor to Malaysia at the SEA Games and Para ASEAN Games in Cambodia. Through the recognition and incentives provided, these athletes are not only appreciated but also motivated to push the boundaries of their abilities. As the SEA Games 2025 approaches, the hope is that Dance Sport athletes, will build upon their successes and continue to showcase their skills on the international stage.