Sukma 2020 is pushed to next year for now

KUALA LUMPUR: Sukma (Malaysia Games) that was supposed to take place from July 11-19 in Johor has been postponed to next year because of the Covid-19 pandemic.

The new dates will be March 6 to 14, 2021, and followed by Para Sukma games on April 5 to 10, 2021.

Youth and Sports Minister Datuk Seri Reezal Merican Naina Merican after chairing a special committee meeting announced this decision.

However, Sukma Johor 2020 name branding will remain the same.

It is the first time the Games have been rescheduled since its inception in 1986.

Reezal Merican hoped with this decision all the athletes will do a private training advised by their coaches and urged everyone to adhere to the Movement Control Order and Social Distancing.

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