Saturday, June 20, 2009

Aid for Pak Alwi

Pak Alwi Ahmad's sheer upper body strength enables him to carry Choy Mow Thim over his shoulders all those years ago. Mow Thim finished second in the 200km road race in the 1965 SEAP Games. Picture by Lim Ghee Haw (NSTP Resource Centre).

Today, Pak Alwi is bed-ridden. Sports Minister, Datuk Ahmad Shabery Cheek, paid him a visit on Thursday. Pic courtesy of blogger asampedas.

Our prayers are with Pak Alwi. His son Rosman was one of cycling's icons in the early 1980s. Read here and here. Pak Alwi's Alfa GTA still lingers on my mind. Read here


ex international said...

Next thing you know that fake phd president of yakeb will make a appearence to show care.At least the sports minister beat her to that.

Choy Mow Thim said...

The loose cannon finally landed in Canada. Sorry to hear about my friend Pak Alwi and please send my prayers to him and his family. Please keep me inform about him and the world of cycling in Malaysia. Rosman please email me if I can do anything to help. My cell phone is 780-446-8888, and my office phone is 780-424-1957.