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MAF applaud decision to cancel Malaysia International Marathon

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Malaysian Athletics Federation (MAF) President Datuk Karim Ibrahim has applauded the decision made by OCM with regards to cancelling the Malaysian International Marathon.

After weeks of controversy, the OCM eventually made the decision of calling off the event, and Datuk Karim isn’t entirely surprised, claiming that the OCM leadership is capable enough of making crucial decisions at crucial times.

“Tungku Imran is not someone new in the world of sports and that is why he understood the situation very well,” Datuk Karim told Harian Metro.

Meanwhile, the MAF president added that while OCM have cancelled the MIM, it does not mean that MAF would stop them from organizing any other running-related competitions.

“MAF have never stopped anyone from organizing runs. This is because we want the citizens of our country to live a healthy lifestyle by joining running competitions.

“However, if running events are to be carried out, they would have to follow specific procedures set by the MAF.”

 

Tags : 2015 MIMDatuk KarimDatuk Tunku ImranKOMMAFMOMOCM
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Ruth is a former Astro Supersport employee who has contributed in the production of various sports programs broadcasted in Malaysia, such as Football Overload, Bola@Mamak, Eurogoals and FourFourTwo. She has also worked on a TV program called “Ola Bola” during the 2014 World Cup. She grew up with a strong influence in sports and that spearheads her interest in bringing you the latest stories in sports.