FRIDAY, 07 FEBRUARY –
The Higher Learning Institution Games which entered its third day today saw Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) contingent added more medals to the medal tally by collecting one gold, one silver and one bronze as of 4.00 pm today.
The gold was contributed through 400 metres men hurdles, silver through 400 metres women hurdles and bronze through 1,500 metres women.
With the new addition, the medal standing for UMS contingent is 2 gold, 4 silver and 5 bronze.
UMS had earlier earned several medals through Taekwondo. The first gold was contributed through Pomsae
Men Group, followed by silver in Pomsae
Women Individual and bronze through Pomsae
Women Group, Pomsae
Mixed and Pomsae
Men Individual events.
Two silver medals were added through the Javelin Women category and Men Shot Putt. Another bronze were further added to UMS bronze medal standing through athletics in the 5,000 metres Women.
Head of UMS Secretariat, Charles Thomas when contacted said, UMS team still had the potential of adding more medals to the medal tally as there were still some athletes who had yet to compete in the finals.
“Among some of the final events involving UMS athletes are the 4x100 metres Women and Javelin,” he disclosed.
The championship will go on until 16 February 2014 at Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) and is participated by 107 contingents from both the public and private higher learning institutions. – SS (FL)
Photo source: SUKIPT portal 2014
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