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SEA Games champ Rayzam gets more than a pair of shoes

Throughout the Kuala Lumpur SEA Games last year, I was on Astro Arena to share my views.

Among the gold medalists who joined me in the studio at Wisma Ali Bawal, Petaling Jaya was national 110m hurdler Rayzam Shah Wan Sofian.

I had, after the show, asked Rayzam - captain of the national athletics SEA Games squad - if he had a sponsor.

The Sabahan replied: "No".

I posted an article 'A pair of shoes would be nice'  (Sept 7, 2017) on this blog.

This morning Rayzam got more than just a pair of shoes.

Segambut-based Kuckreja Sdn Bhd has offered to sponsor Rayzam spike shoes, track shoes and apparel for a year.

The man behind the company. Mohanjit Kuckreja, considers the contribution to the national hero as a "CSR project".

A man of a few words, Mohanjit who is an avid hiker said: "There's money (spent) for other things but not for a national athlete? That's sad."

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