Datuk Wira Dr. Gan Boon Leong was born in 1937. He was a former Malacca MCA leader and state executive council member. As an athlete, he won the Mr. Universe, Mr. Asia, Mr. Malaysia & Mr. Melaka titles. He won the Mr. Asia title in 1956 at Jakarta and Honorary Mr. Universe title in 2000.View
Hall of Fame – Since its formation in 1953, the Olympic Council of Malaysia, has formalised a concept called the Hall of Fame. The objective is to honour persons who have devoted themselves and contribted greatly to the development of sports in Malaysia.
First proposed in 1974 by the then Minister of Sports, Hamzah Abu Samah. The main role of the Hall of Fame is to dipict the highlights of the progress of Sports in Malaysia.