8th Asian Yoga Sports Championship

 

The Malaysian team return successful from the 8th Asian Yoga Sports Championship 2018 held at Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India from 27th – 30th September 2018.

Malaysia won a total of 11 medals at the 8th Asian Yoga Sports Championship, India 2018, achieving overall 3rd Placing out of 15 countries, with 3 Silver Medals and 8 Bronze Medals.

The team won medals in the following categories:

Yogasanas, Boys Age 8 – 11 Years:

Haarrvin Karthik, BRONZE

Yogasanas, Girls Age 11 – 14 Years:

Harini Vijayakumar, BRONZE

Artistic Solo Junior (Below 17 Years) Boys:

Yugindraa A/L Chancivee, BRONZE

Artistic Solo Junior (Below 17 Years) Girls:

Thiloshirny A/P Arumugam Sinnathamby, SILVER

Rhythmic Pair (Below 17 Years):

Harini Vijayakumar, SILVER

Thiloshirny A/P Arumugam Sinnathamby, SILVER

Free Flow Yoga Dance

Haarrvin Karthik, BRONZE

Harini Vijayakumar, BRONZE

Sudarshan Varma A/L Sivapragasam, BRONZE

Thiloshirny A/P Arumugam Sinnathamby, BRONZE

Yugindraa A/L Chancivee, BRONZE

 

At the championship, Mahaguru Dr. Ds. Lingham Pillai, our Mission de Chef and Head of Coaching Yoga Sports was also honoured with one of the world’s highest award for Yoga, the title of “YOGA RATNA” for his unmatched contributions, promotion, and propagation in yoga sports in Malaysia, in Asian Region and around the world. A proud moment for all Malaysians and for Malaysia. He is the First Malaysian in the country to receive such an International Award for Yoga Sports.

14 participants travelled to India with the Malaysian contingent and their names are as follows:

Name Capacity / Categories competed in:
1 Chua Boon How (Eric) Athlete

·      Yogasanas Age 25-35 Years Men

2 Haarrvin Karthik Athlete

·      Yogasanas Age 8-11 Years Boys

·      Free Flow Yoga Dance

3 Harini Vijayakumar Athlete

·      Yogasanas Age 11-14 Years Girls

·      Artistic Solo Below 17 Years Girls

·      Artistic Pair Below 17 Years

·      Rhythmic Pair Yoga Below 17 Years

·      Free Flow Yoga Dance

4 Na Sook Ting Athlete

·      Yogasanas Professional

5 Phua Lay Sian (Jessie) Athlete

·      Yogasanas Age Above 35 Years Women

·      Artistic Solo Above 18 Years

6 Shaimiethraa Pathmanathan Athlete

·      Yogasanas Age 8-11 Years Girls

7 Sudarshan Varma A/L Sivapragasam Athlete

·      Yogasnaas Age 8-11 Years Boys

·      Free Flow Yoga Dance

8 Thiloshirny A/P Arumugam Sinnathamby Athlete

·      Yogasanas Age 11-14 Years Girls

·      Artistic Solo Below 17 Years Girls

·      Artistic Pair Below 17 Years

·      Rhythmic Pair Yoga Below 17 Years

·      Free Flow Yoga Dance

9 Yap Siew Pink Athlete

·      Yogasanas Professional

10 Yugindraa A/L Chancivee Athlete

·      Yogasanas Age 8-11 Years Boys

·      Artistic Solo Below 17 Years

·      Free Flow Yoga Dance

11 Dr. Ds. Lingham Pillai President / Judge / Team Manager
12 Punitha A/P Sugumaran Official
13 Sheila Mathavan Official
14 Krishna Veni Ramasamy Official