Amirul (MAS) Won 2007/2008 Pahang Top Sports Awards
Weightlifter Amirul Hamizan and track athlete K. Ganthimathi have been adjudged Pahang sportsman and sportswoman for 2007/2008, respectively.
They received RM3,500 cash, a certificate and a trophy each from the Tengku Mahkota of Pahang, Tengku Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah, Kuantan last night.
Amirul is currently ranked third in Southeast Asia and 16th in the world. He had won two gold and one silver medals at the Pahang Open Championship 2007, occupied the 16th position in the 56kg category of the 2007 World Weightlifting Championship in Thailand, fourth position at the 2007 Korat Sea Games, won the silver medal at the 2008 Asian Championships in Japan and took the eighth position at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing.