Datuk Nicol David
The Greatest of All Time (G.O.A.T)… that’s our legendary Squash darling who has just recently hanged her racket from professional tour and active competition. She requires no introduction.
Datuk Nicol Ann David was born in Penang. Her talent in squash become the sayings of many when she won the Junior World Squash title twice. Datuk Nicol held to the top of the world ranking for a record of 108 consecutive months. In total, she held her number one for 15.
Datuk Nicol has also won the World Championships 8 times with a total of 81 wins.
Datuk Nicol, in her junior years, has competed in many SportExcel events as part of her development to be the best ever. Datuk Nicol is the best living example of talented people who work hard to be the best that she can be. She is also the best living examples of athletes giving back to the sports after her retirement.
This up and coming Malaysian professional golfer is an Olympian. Gavin Green started playing golf in SportExcel tournaments. Gavin is an good example of athlete with degree. He obtained his degree from the University of New Mexico before turning professional.
In 2017, Gavin Green made history as the 1st Malaysian to ever win the Asian Tour Order of Merit.
Gavin now competed mainly in the lucrative European Tour, where he travels to all over the world where the European Tour stops for its event. Apart from European Tour. Gavin represented Malaysia in the Golf World Cup 2018 together with another SportExcel alumni, Ben Leong.
Gavin Kyle Green
Shalin Zulkifli was born on 28 March 1979. Shalin was a household name in Malaysian sports especially during the late 90s and the eary 2000s. She was the princess of Malaysian Bowling. Today, Shalin still competes to represent Malaysia in the Sea Games among others. Shalin involvements in bowling started when she was just 7 years old, and she competed and won a number of junior SportExcel events.
Shalin was choosen as the Malaysian SportsWomen of the year 5 time in 1994, 1996, 1997, 2001 and 2002. She was also Asian No 1 in 2000-2002 and 2004. Apart from that, Shalin was the International Bowler of the Year 2002.
Shalin was inducted into the International Bowling Hall of Fame in 2004, testament for the achievement in her sports and how she gave back to Bowling.
Yeoh Ken Nee