WEDNESDAY, 27 JANUARY – Taekwondo continues to add to the medal tally for Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) through two more silver medals won on the second day of the Higher Education Institutions Sports Championship (SUKIPT) 2016.
Two medals were contributed through Poomsae Individual Men and Women, represented by Ahmady Radi and Cheang Pui Siong.
Ahmady failed in his bid to continue with his gold feat yesterday when he narrowly lost 7 points over his challenger, Yong Jin Kun from Monash University, collecting 7.12 points.
This added to his personal medal collection to three when he won two gold in the Poomsae Men Team and Poomsae Mixed.
Cheang Pui Siong also added to her collection a third medal through winning silver today, losing narrowly to Yap Khim Wen from HELP University, at 7.08 points against Yap’s 7.22 points.
Meanwhile, Fencing collected one medal for UMS through a bronze medal through Teo Zhe Bin in the Foil (Individual) Men Category.
As of this afternoon, UMS contingent still leads the medal tally with 2 gold, 3 silver and 1 bronze. – MA (fl)