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An almost predictable National Sports Awards

Pandelela Rinong and Datuk Lee Chong Wei with their awards.It was an almost predictable line-up of winners at National Sports Awards yesterday.

While world No 1 Lee Chong Wei and Pandelela Rinong bagged the sportsman and sportswoman of the year titles respectively, the junior hockey team certainly surprised many in a pleasant way after netting the national men's team of the year title.

Congratulations to the winners.

Read the full report in Sports247. (Pic from Sports247).

National Sportsman
Datuk Lee Chong Wei (Badminton)

National Sportswomen
Pandelela Rinong 

National Men’s Team
Hockey Junior Squad: Amir Farid Ahmad Fuzi, Dedy Ariyadi Jumaidi, Faiz Helmi Jali Faizal Saari, Kavin Kartik Govindasamy, Mohamad Azri Hassan, Mohamad Syamim Mohd Yusof, Mohammad Izad Hakimi Jamaluddin, Mohd Fitri Saari, Mohd Hazrul Faiz, Muhammad Ramadhan Rosli, Muhammad Aslam Mohamed Hanafiah, Muhammad Noor Faeez Ibrahim, Norhizzat Sumantri, Shahrul Azaddin Aus Karzie, Shazril Irwan Nazli, Shazrul Imran Nazli

National Women’s Team
Squash: Datuk Nicol David, Low Wee Wern, Delia Arnold, Siti Munirah Jusoh

National Paralympian (Men)
Hasihin Sanawi (Archery)

National Paralympian (Women)
No award

National Men’s Coach
Rashid Mohd Sidek (Badminton)

Sports Leadership Award
Datuk Seri Paul Mony Samuel (Football)
Datuk Abu Samah Abdul Wahab (Cycling)

Sports Figure Award
Tan Sri Datuk Elyas Omar

Special Award
Ng Chow Seng (Weight Lifting)
Zulfahmi Khairuddin (Motorsport)

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