Hakim Danish and MAKAF to Receive SAM-100PLUS 2022 Award
BY: Michelle Liew
The Sports Writers Association of Malaysia (SAM) has chosen national young rider Muhammad Hakim Danish Ramli as the recipient of the Young Athlete of the Year award at the SAM-100PLUS 2022 Awards ceremony which will take place on 29 August.
SAM Vice President Hazreen Mubarak said the consistent performance and success of Muhammad Hakim or better known as Hakim Danish as the overall champion of the Asia Talent Cup (ATC) 2022 race was the main factor in the 16-year-old rider being chosen as the recipient of the award.
"At a young age, Hakim Danish has a long time to continue to shine thus restoring Malaysia's glory in world motor sports. We hope his excellence will be an inspiration to young racers," he said in a SAM statement today.
In other news, due to their leadership credibility and persistence, the Malaysian Karate Federation (MAKAF) has also been honoured as a Dynamic Sports Association after the 2014 edition.
"For this year, MAKAF once again deserves to receive the Dynamic Sports Association Award based on the achievements of the athletes as well as good management of the association and athletes. In addition, karate athletes have never failed the national camp with proud achievements," said Hazreen.
In addition to the two awards, other awards in the lineup include Popular Sports Commentator award, Leadership Figure Award, Best Athlete, Best Para Athlete, and 100PLUS 'Out Do Yourself'.
Sports journalists will also be rewarded with an opportunity to take home a total cash prize of more than RM50,000.
The awards are divided into six categories namely Best News Report (Print Media), Best News Report (Electronic Media), Best News Review (Print Media), Best News Review (Electronic Media), Best Special Report (Open) and Best Sports Photography.
The best overall winner for the Sports Journalism category will be crowned the recipient of the Siebel Award with a cash prize of RM7,000 and a trophy.