LT COMMANDER (RTD) KARU SELVARATNAM

Category: Athletics
Sport: Athletics and Cricket
Year Inducted: 2011

Lt Commander (Rtd) Karu Selvaratnam born in 28 January 1941 in Batu Gajah Perak, Graduate in Britania Royal Naval College (BRNC) UK as Naval Officer and served in Royal Malaysian Navy. Double International – Represented Malaysia in Athletic and Cricket.

Athletics

  • 1964
    • Olympic Games, Tokyo
  • 1978 – 1982
    • Represented Malaya / Malaysia. Played in the Mini World Cup in 1982 in Birmingham, UK
  • 1980
    • Cricket Captained Malaysia
  • 1961 – 1965 & 1973
    • Represented Perak, Johor, Sabah, Kuala Lumpur & Armed Forces
  • 1961
    • Represented Malaya/ Malaysia
    • SEAP Games Rangoon – Gold Medal in the 400 m hurdles
  • 1962
    • Asian Games Jakarta – Silver medal in the 4 x 400 m relay & bronze medal in the 400 m hurdles
  • 1962
    • British Empire games in Perth, Australia
      • (400 m hurdles and the 4 x 400 m relay)
  • 1973
    • SEA Games Singapore – Silver medal in the 400 m hurdles

Position held in Sports

  • 1985
    • Manager of the Malaysian Athletics team in the first Asean Relays
  • 1989
    • 2003 Secretary of the Malaysian Cricket Association
  • 1994
    • Manager of the national cricket team to the ICC tournament in nairobi, Kenya
  • 1998
    • Organizing Chairman for cricket, 1998 Commonwealth games, KL.
  • 2000
    • Manager of the national team at the ACC tournament in Sharja, UAE
  • 2001
    • Manager of the national team at ICC in Toronto, Canada
  • 2004
    • Organizing Chairman for Crickets at the ACC tournament in KL
  • 2009
    • Manager of national Cricket team to Singapore & UAE