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Brief Caption: Penang chief minister Chow Kon Yeow (in white, fifth left), Penang youth and sports committee chairman Soon Lip Chee (sixth right) and Penang State Sports Council Director Harry Chai Heng Hua (fifth right) with other athletes (from left) World snooker champion Lim Kok Leong, Asia snooker champion Moh Keen Hoo, Pencak Silat SEA Games champion Mohd Fauzi Khalid, Korat Sea Games champion Lim Lee Lee, Former SEA Games gold medalists P.L.B.S. Peyadesa, Para cyclist champion Nur Azlia Syafinaz, World Bowling Champion Adrian Ang, Karate Sea Games champion Ku Jin Keat, Champion walker G.Saravanan posing for a photograph after Penang State Sports Gallery Opening Ceremony at Sony Sports and Recreation Complex in Seberang Jaya. ( November 26, 2022 ) — LIM BENG TATT/The Star.

TO RECOGNISE the achievements of the state’s athletic talents, Penang State Sports Council (MSNPP) has set up a sports gallery at the Sony Sports and Recreation Complex in Seberang Jaya near Butterworth.

Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said that equipment, trophies and medals donated by the athletes would be exhibited along with relevant information on the athletes.

“Penang has a dynamic sports heritage and history that we should remember and appreciate together,” he added.

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Brief Caption: Penang State Sports Council members had a enjoyable moment playing games at Penang State Sports Gallery Opening Ceremony, Penang State Sports Council 2022 at Sony Sports and Recreation Complex, Seberang Jaya. ( November 26, 2022 ) — LIM BENG TATT/The Star.

He said the state was proud of their international-level athletes such as Datuk Wira Lee Chong Wei (badminton), Datuk Nicol Ann David (squash) and Datuk Zaiton Othman (heptathlon) who had contributed much to sports and inspired a new generation of players.

“The sports gallery costing RM200,000 was developed with a family-friendly concept which includes space for children,” said Chow when opening the gallery.

Also present were Penang youth and sports committee chairman Soon Lip Chee, MSNPP director Harry Chai Heng Hua, Penang Stadium and Open Spaces Corporation chief executive officer Zul Kahar Khamis, Bagan Dalam assemblyman Satees Muniandy, Pengkalan Kota assemblyman Daniel Gooi, Permatang Pasir assemblyman Muhammad Faiz Fadzil and Seberang Prai City Council secretary Baderul Amin Abdul Hamid.

Chow said it was Soon who proposed setting up the sports gallery to inspire young people.

“We welcome all visitors, especially students. Entrance to the gallery is free,” he said.

The gallery will be open to the public on Saturdays and Sundays from 9am to 5pm.

However, for weekdays, visitors need to make reservations through the MSNPP website http://msnpp.penang.gov.my.

Source: The Star