“It all started when the doctor confirmed that Gurbaksh Singh Kler had a heart problem and advised him to walk three miles a day,” captured an Astro programme on the family as part of the Malaysia Day celebrations.
Starting from that, Gurkbash made the run as a routine in his life until he became a sports coach. His deep interest in sports also influenced his children when his eldest son, Dilbagh Singh Kler was an Olympic athlete and record breaker called ‘The Flying Sikh’.
Balwant Singh Kler founded the first Sabah Swimming Association and assisted in forming the Malaysian Triathlon Association.
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