SUNWAY, Petaling Jaya – In conjunction with the 16th Asian Games which will be held at Guangzhou starting from November 12 to 27, Astro, prior to the Games organised a one-of-a-kind roadshow to fuel the burning excitement within the community and sports’ lovers.
The event – Road to Asian Games, which was held at the Main Concourse Area (Old Wing) of Sunway Pyramid yesterday, saw hundreds of fans standing on tip-toe hoping to catch a glimpse of their favourite star. Among those who was present yesterday was world number one shuttler, Datuk Lee Chong Wei; top national swimmer Daniel Bego, bronze medallist (2009 Laos Sea Games – Bowling) Esther Chia and national paralympic powerlifting athlete, Mariappan Perumal.
Also present were national sports heroes like Marina Chin, Mirnawan Nawawi, Dato’ Yogeswaran, Dato’ Soh Chin Aun and Dato’ Rahim Razali.
Visitors to the event were treated to a many interesting activities such as Giant Jenga, F1 Simulator and electronic games. The highlight of the event included the Hall of Fame, which showcased our legendary sportsmen and sportswomen greatest achievements.
There were also a special pledge board through which the public relay their messages and supports for our athletes.