The athlete Ana Lydia Tinggi won the gold through the Women’s Long Jump Event.
With a leap of 5.10 metres, a record leap that put her far ahead of her rival, Ang Xiao Wen from the Institute of Teacher Education Perlis who recorded a distance of 4.96 metre to settle for silver.
The bronze medal was won by Lily Hartini Ahmad Zamri from Universiti Teknologi MARA with a record jump of 4.89 metre.
The success helped bring the total number of medals for UMS to five gold, three silver and seven bronze.
The previous gold medal was won through Taekwondo that contributed two gold, pencak silat and karate-do contributed one gold medal each.
UMS now need another gold medal to achieve its target of six gold medal at the SUKIPT games, held at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) Johor. – MA (fl)
Photo Credit: Eddy Jamilih Sports Centre