Olympians of the Year – an award by the Olympic Council of Malaysia, in recognition of the achievements of our National Sportsmen and Sportswomen. Presented to the most outstanding male athele and the most outstanding female athlete of the Malaysian contingents to multisports Games under the direct control of OCM.
Selection of the Olympian of the year, are based the results of the following Games are taken into consideration:
- Odd Years – SEA Games
- Even Years – Asian and Commonwealth Games or Olympic Game
Selection of the athletes is decided by OCM based on the recommendations of the National Sports Associations. The control of entries and participation conditions are under the sole control of OCM. The Olympian of the Year will each receive a cash prize and a medallion. The Olympian of the year awards are sponsored by Coca-Cola.