The sacrifices he made as a teenager led to him being admitted to the Bukit Jalil Sports School, where his talent and potential became more pronounced.
We value trust, loyalty and respect in the team and this helps the members feel relaxed and comfortable working together.
Leading the way: Olympic hero Sir Chris Hoy surged to victory in the race - but Awang sensationally managed to finish third 'It wasn't until later I knew he had the splinter.
In 2012, he finished sixth at the London Olympics.
A scan late last night assessed the injury, but doctors decided to wait until today to tackle the splinter.
Last November, he was honoured with a Full Blue Award for his sporting achievements from the leading sports science university making him the first non-Australian to be given such a recognition.