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14/06/2020  Safety Measures Emphasised at Sports Facilities



The country's athlete has resumed their training session under the new norm with the reopening of indoor and outdoor sports centres. The reopening is part of the de-escalation plan implemented following the COVID-19 situation in the country. Starting on the 15th June, Indoor and Outdoor Sports Centre are allowed to operate at 60 per cent capacity at any one time.


Like other premises, safety measures are also highlighted at the indoor and outdoor sports centres. To curb the spread of the epidemic, BruHealth QR Code scan and body temperature check are conducted before entering the premise. Among the type of sports allowed is Cue Sports which permits solo player or single match during training. Apart from that, social distancing and allocation of time for training are also implemented.


Meanwhile, Lim Tat Hwe, Cue Sports National Coach expressed his gratitude with the reopening of the indoor sports centres. According to him, the new update on the de-escalation plan implementation measures has allowed the athletes to undergo proper training. Athlete are also reminded to look after their own health and safety.


For Badminton athlete, Awang Masrur Fuad, the reopening of the sports centres has boost his athletic spirit after few months of undergoing individual training.


The Lawn Bawling athletes on the other hand are determined to make full use of the training opportunity towards enhancing their performance. Athletes are constantly reminded to remain vigilant, and to continue adhering to the Ministry of Health's advice.