Single Award

Zaiton Othman (2012)


Olympian of the Year is an award by the Olympic Council of Malaysia, in recognition of the achievements of our national sportsmen and sportswomen. presented to the most outstanding male athlete and the most outstanding female athlete of the Malaysian contingents to multi-sport games under the direct control of OCM.

Selection of the Olympian of the Year is based on the results of the following Games are taken into consideration:

  • Odd Years is SEA Games
  • Even Years is Asian and Commonwealth Games or Olympic Games

The selection of athletes is decided by OCM based on the recommendations of the National Sports Associations. The control of entries and participation conditions are under the sole control of OCM. The Olympian of the Year will each receive a cash prize and a medallion. The Olympian of the Year Award is sponsored by Coca-Cola.

Year Recipient(s)
2019 Loh Choon How
2019 Farah Ann Abdul Hadi
2018 Mohd Azizulhasni Awang
2018 Amy Kwan Dict Weng
2017 Welson Sim Wee Sheng
2017 Fatehah Mustapa
2016 Lee Chong Wei
2016 Cheong Jun Hoong, Pandelela Rinong Pamg
2015 Ooi Tze Liang
2015 Fatin Nurfatehah Mat Salleh
2014 Tan Wee Kiong, Goh Wei Shem
2014 Nicol Ann David
2013 Mohd Jironi Ridhuan
2013 Christina Loh Yen Ling
2012 Lee Chong Wei
2012 Pandelela Rinong Pamg
2011 Cheng Chu Sian
2011 Nur Suryani Mohamed Taibi
2010 Puvaneswaran Ramasamy
2010 Nicol Ann David
2009 Daniel William Henry Bego
2009 Women’s Badminton Team (Vientiane 2009)
2008 Lee Chong Wei
2008 Siow Yi Ting
2007 Daniel William Henry Bego
2007 Khoo Cai Lin
2006 Koo Kien Keat, Tan Boon Heong
2006 Esther Cheah Mei Lan
2005 Ng Shu Wai
2005 Chin Eei Hui, Wong Pei Tty
2004 Josiah Ng Onn Lam
2003 Nazmizan Muhammad
2003 Wong Mew Choo
2002 Ho Ro Bin
2002 Siti Zalina Ahmad
2001 Qabil Ambak Mahamad Fathil
2001 Leong Mun Yee
2000 Choong Tan Fook, Lee Wan Wah
2000 Yuan Yu Fang
1999 Elvin Chia Tshun Thau
1999 Shalin Zulkifli
1998 G. Saravanan
1998 Alex Lim Keng Liat
1998 Nicol Ann David
1998 Nurul Huda Baharin
1997 Mohd Zaki Sadri
1997 Au Li Yen
1996 Cheah Soon Kit & Yap Kim Hock
1996 Annastasia Karen Raj
1995 Chong Tin Sam
1995 Sharon Low Su Lin
1994 Men's Sepaktakraw Team (Hiroshima 1994)
1994 Shalin Zulkifli
1993 P. Jayanthi
1993 M. Ramachandran

Hall of Fame – since its formation in 1953, the Olympic Council of Malaysia has formalised a concept called the hall of fame. the objective is to honour persons who have devoted themselves and contributed greatly to the development of sports in Malaysia.

First proposed in 1974 by the then Minister of Sports, Hamzah Abu Samah. The main role of the Hall of Fame is to depict the highlights of the progress of Sports in Malaysia.

Year Recipient(s)
2019 Almarhum Paduka Ayahanda Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah Al-Musta'in Billah
2019 Dato’ Roland Wong Choon Tat
2019 Dato’ Sieh Kok Chi
2019 Lt. Gen. (Rtd.) Datuk Seri Panglima Abdul Manap
2019 S.A. Azman
2018 Y.A.M Tan Sri Tunku Imran IbniI Almarhum Tuanku Ja’afar
2018 Y.Bhg. General (Rtd.) Tan Sri (Dr) Hashim bin Mohd Ali
2018 Men's Badminton Team, Commonwealth Games Kuala Lumpur 1998
2018 Women’s Gymnastic Rhythmic Team
2017 Annie Choong
2017 Hector Conrad Talalla
2017 Dato’ Dr. Amarjit Singh
2017 Dato’ Dr. Harjit Singh
2017 Datuk P. Krishnasamy
2017 Datuk Wira Gan Boon Leong
2017 M.C. Kailasapathy JP
2017 Ng Joo Pong
2017 Omar Saad
2017 S. Rajalingam
2016 Beng Heng
2016 Chung Kam Weng
2016 Josephine Mary
2016 Kenny Ang
2016 Tan Kim Bee
2016 Toh Fook Hung
2016 Muhammad Hidayat Hamidon
2016 Nor Effandy Rosli
2016 Nurul Huda Baharin
2016 Thong Saw Pa
2016 Wong Choong Hann
2015 Dato’ Roy Rajasingham
2015 Dato’ Yeoh Choo Hock
2015 Datuk A. Sani Karim
2015 Datuk Wira Mazlan Ahmad
2015 Jeffrey Ong
2015 Soong Poh Wah
2015 Mr. Edwin Chong
2015 1952 Thomas Cup Team
2015 1955 Thomas Cup Team
2015 1967 Thomas Cup Team
2015 1992 Thomas Cup Team
2015 Tony Francis
2015 Yang Siow Ming
2012 Loo Kum Zee
2012 Yeoh Ken Nee
2012 Zaiton Othman
2012 S. Perampalam Saravanamuthu
2012 Datuk Vaithilingam Ampalavanar
2012 Ng Chow Seng
2012 Selvamuthu Ramasamy
2012 Ng Shu Wai
2011 Dato’ Haji Mohd Khalid Bin Mohd Yunus
2011 S. Kathiravale, P.J.K
2011 Professor Dato’ AR.W.Y.Chin
2011 Jahendran Subramaniam
2011 Y.Bhg. Dato’ Seri Kee Yong Wee
2011 Dato’ Thomas Mun Lung Lee
2011 Lt Commander (Rtd) Karu Selvaratnam
2011 Chin Leng Sim @ Marina Chin Amn, Pjk
2010 Herman Marie De Souza. Jr
2010 Michael Francis Shepherdson
1993 Allahyarham Tun Abdul Razak
1993 Allahyarham Tun Hussein Onn
1993 Allahyarham Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra Al-Haj
1993 The Late Mr. N. M. Vasagam
1993 The Late Tan Sri Khaw Kai Boh
1993 The Late Tun Henry Hau-Shik Lee

The IOC Women and Sport trophies are awarded annually to promote the advancement of women in sport. the world body wants to recognize outstanding achievements and contributions made to develop, encourage and strengthen the participation of women and girls at all levels in the sports world. Six trophies are awarded – one winner at the world level and one each to Africa, Americas, Asia, Europe and Oceania. some would be given diplomas.

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today joined in International Women’s Day and revealed the winners of its 2008 Women and Sport Awards.

During the Opening Ceremony of the IV IOC World Conference on Women and Sport in Jordan, IOC President Jacques Rogge announced that the World “Women and Sport” Trophy has been awarded to the first female and youngest Minister of Youth and Sports in Malaysia, Datuk Seri Azalina Othman Said. Azalina was honoured for boosting the number of women practising sport in Malaysia – and this just under four years since her appointment.

As well as the World Trophy, five continental trophies were presented to women who have made outstanding contributions to strengthening the participation of women and girls in sports around the world. The 2008 winners – a mix of political personalities and former top athletes – were selected by the IOC Women and Sport Commission from 70 candidatures submitted by the National Olympic Committees (NOCs) and International Federations (IFs):

  1. Trophy for Africa: Ana Paula Dos Santos (Angola)
  2. Trophy for the Americas: Abby Hoffman (Canada)
  3. Trophy for Asia: Lingwei Li (China)
  4. Trophy for Europe: Stefka Kostadinova (Bulgaria)
  5. Trophy for Oceania:  Debbie Watson (Australia)

The ceremony took place at the Dead Sea in Jordan, in the presence of HM King Abdullah II bin Al Hussein of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan; HRH Prince Feisal bin Al-Hussein, President of the Jordanian NOC; IOC President Jacques Rogge; Anita DeFrantz, IOC member and Chairwoman of the IOC Women and Sport Commission; the members of the IOC Women and Sport Commission; and the attendees of the IV IOC World Conference on Women and Sport.

During the next two days, more than 600 participants from across the globe will debate the topic “Sport as a vehicle for social change” and the role women and girls can play in this. Keynote speakers include former top athletes, representatives from governments, businesses, UN agencies and the media, and academics. The event is under the patronage of Their Majesties King Abdullah II and Queen Rania of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and is jointly organised by the IOC and the NOC of Jordan.

Year Recipient(s)
2019 Tok Puan Zainon Dato’ Hussein
2018 Susan Loh Su Fang
2017 Datuk Norminshah Sabirin
2016 Rusni Abu Hassan
2015 Y.M. Tengku Datin Seri Noor Hazah binti Tengku Abdul Aziz Shah
2014 Kalaivalli R. Ratnam
2013 Dato’ Marina Chin Leng Sim
2012 Datuk Suraya Yaacob
2011 Prof. Dr. Shamala
2010 Choo Kon Lee
2009 Zaiton Othman
2008 Choo Yih Hwa
2007 Dato’ Seri Azalina Dato’ Othman Said
2006 Petrina Low Lai Hun
2005 Lim Chiew Ah
2004 Y.A.Bhg. Tun Dr. Siti Hasmah Haji Mohd Ali
2003 Khaw Choon Ean

Every year, the International Olympic Committee (IOC), presents awards based on a certain theme that is both relevant with current issues and in line with what sport and Olympism is all about.

Malaysia has no shortage of deserving individuals/institutions who have played a major role in developing sports and promoting Olympism in Country. Each year the IOC writes to OCM to nominate a person or organisation to receive a specially themed trophy that has been commissioned by the IOC.

Year Recipient(s) Theme
2019 Perbadanan Stadium Malaysia (PSM) Sport and Sustainable Architecture
2018 Badminton Association of Malaysia Olympism in Action
2017 Hon. Khairy Jamaluddin Sport Beyond Borders
2017 SportsUnite Sports Club Sport Beyond Borders
2015 KRU Studios Sport and Innovation
2014 Ms. Melinda Looi Sport and Art
2013 The Royal Selangor Club 150 Years, Pierre de Coubertin, Sport as a School of Life
2012 Wisma OCM Sport and sustainable Development
2011 Saujana Golf & Country Club Sport and Social Responsibility
2010 Department of Sports, Arts and Cocuriculum, Ministry of Education Malaysia Sports – Inspiring Young People
2009 Datuk Dr. M. Jegathesan Sport and the Fight against Doping
2008 Sportexcel Foundation Sport and Youth
2007 Datuk Dr. M. Jegathesan Sport and Promotion of Olympism
2006 Dato' Lee Hwa Beng Sports and the Community
2005 Squash Racquets Association of Malaysia Sport and Fairplay
2004 Sportswriters Association of Malaysia Sport and Media
2003 Dato' Hishammuddin Tun Hussein Sporting Excellence
2002 Physical Education, Sports Science, and Fitness Association Malaysia Sport and Wellbeing
2001 Dato' Sieh Kok Chi Sport and Volunteers
2000 Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Olympic Door of the Year
2000 Tan Sri Khir Johari Sport and Universality
1999 Prof. Dr. Kamel Ariffin Mohd. Atan Sport and Education
1998 Dato' Sri Haji Mohammad Najib Tun Haji Abdul Razak Sport Ethics
1997 Tan Sri Dato' Haji Muhyiddin Haji Muhammad Yassin Sport for All
1996 Tan Sri Hamzah Haji Abu Samah IOC Centennial Olympic Games
1995 Y.A.B. Dato' Abdul Ghani Othman Olympic Movement Unity
1994 Thong Poh Nyen IOC Centennial Trophy
1993 Y.A. Bhg. Datin Seri Dr. Siti Hasmah Mohd. Ali Sport and the Environment
1987 Ms. Nurul Huda Abdullah Sport and Study