Wednesday, September 29, 2010

CDM Heads Second Batch Of Athletes To New Delhi

SEPANG, Sept 28 (Bernama) -- Malaysian contingent Chef-de-Mission (CDM) Tan Sri Abdul Halil Abdul Mutalib headed the second batch of athletes who left to New Delhi, India for the Commonwealth Games that starts on Monday.

The athletes were also accompanied by two police officers to ensure their safety during the games.

The first batch of athletes, led by the lawn bowls team, had already arrived in New Delhi on Friday.

Among the teams that left to New Delhi were athletes from gymnastics, weightlifting, aquatics, archery, badminton and cycling.

The Malaysian contingent to New Delhi would comprise 201 athletes and 95 officials who will be hoping to win 10 gold medals through the 17 sports featured by the country's athletes.


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