TUESDAY, 21 JANUARY – Special Needs Student is the first runner of the UMS Longest Distance Running on a Treadmill Run by a Group will be recorded in the Malaysia Book of Record 2014.
Abner Moilie, second year student of Sports Science who suffered a visual impaired since birth, confident that they will be able to finish the challenged and renowned UMS name.
“I believed I will reach the target distance for this challenge since I’ve been training for a full month for this program. My parents and lecturers are also giving me full supports to finish this challenge,” he said during the challenge official ceremony.
His parents presents at the ceremony also fuelled his morale to end his 2 hours ran before his team take over.
Martian Guntalib, Abner’s mother said her husband, Moilie Lodunga and she was proud of Abner’s efforts to make the record.
According to her, Abner was always an active sports person since child even though he had a visual impaired.
“I am touched and almost cried when seeing Abner begin the run. We always are supporting him in sports activities including this program,” she said. -JA-