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Dilbagh Singh Kler

Full name: Dilbagh Singh Kler
Gender: Male
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
Weight: 139 lbs (63 kg)
Born: April 14, 1936 in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
Died: October 18, 2012 in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
Country: MAS Malaysia
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Dilbagh Singh Kler competed for Malaysia in athletics at the Olympic, Commonwealth, Southeast Asian, and North Borneo Games in the 1960s. He came from a family of long and middle distance runners who competed at the British North Borneo Games before the formation of Malaysia in 1963. He specialized in the steeplechase but also ran the 1,500 and 5 and 10K. In the steeple he was a three-time champion at the SEAP Games in 1965, 1967, and 1969, setting a record of 9:27 in 1967 that stood until 1982. Singh Kler retired from competition in 1972 but took part in veteran's events and worked for the state Youth and Sports Ministry as a coach until 1988.

Personal Best: 3000S – 9:16.0 (1971).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Summer 28 Tokyo Athletics Men's 3,000 metres Steeplechase Malaysia MAS 10 h3 r1/2

Men's 3,000 metres Steeplechase

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H)
1964 Summer 28 Tokyo Athletics Malaysia Round One Heat Three 10 9:18.8