Sea Games Torch Run be­gins in Jo­hor Baru

New Straits Times - - Sport -

HALIM SAID nst­sport@nst.com.my

THE na­tion­wide Torch Run lead­ing to the Kuala Lumpur Sea Games kicked off in grand fash­ion yes­ter­day.

More than 1,000 par­tic­i­pants joined Sports Min­is­ter Khairy Ja­malud­din at its launch in Muz­ium Tokoh, Bukit Senyum, Jo­hor Baru.

The Torch Run will go through 13 states be­fore ar­riv­ing at its fi­nal leg in Kuala Lumpur and Putrajaya from Aug 6-12.

The start of the Torch Run marked the com­ple­tion of the Ris­ing To­gether Run, a re­lay where par­tic­i­pants car­ried the

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