unbelievable Malaysian 400-meter sprinter and Olympian, Datuk Asirvatham Victor, handed on in Ipoh right now at 81 years outdated.
Malaysian Video games Group (MAF) president Datuk S.M. Muthu stated the Ipoh-conceived competitor, who has a previous stuffed with coronary heart points, was delivered to the KPJ Ipoh Skilled Emergency clinic within the wake of putting up with respiration challenges and kicked the bucket there.
“He had a previous stuffed with coronary heart points, and right now he thought that it was tough to inhale and was raced to the clinic,” he advised Bernama.
Then, Asirvatham’s brother by marriage, Anthony Thomas, 57, stated the perished’s physique was taken to his sister’s residence in Jalan Wayang, Buntong in Ipoh for the wake.
“He shall be let go on the Tambun Catholic Graveyard tomorrow,” he stated.
Asirvatham, who took up sports activities within the wake of pursuing a faculty sprinter who took his pencil confine again 1948, ran the 400 meters in three Olympics to be particular, Tokyo (1964) and Mexico (1968).
His completely different accomplishments bear in mind successful 14 gold decorations for the Ocean Video games for the 400m and 4x400m events, addressing the nation within the 1962 and 1966 Province Video games and moreover bought again 4 silver awards from the Asian Video games in 1962, 1966, 1970 and 1974.