MONDAY, 6 APRIL – Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) won a gold at the Silat Cekak Pusaka Hanafi National Self-defence Championship Higher Learning Institutions (IPT) and Schools Level 2015 in conjunction with the Kuala Lumpur Silat Festival that was held recently.
The sole gold medal was won through the Men’s General Creative Category represented by Mohd Elias Ramli, Radika Kalbie, Muhammad Zaid Usman, Nasrul Sharuddin, Ahmad Shabrie Sairun and Md Saiful Azizie Osman.
Two more bronze medals were bagged through the Umum Papan Sekeping Men’s Category and Umum Papan Sekeping Women’s Category.
Papan Sekeping Men was represented by Ismail Suhaili, Md Saiful Azizie Osman, Mohd Firdaus Affandi, Mohd Faiz Abdul Malik, Ahmad Shabrie Sairun and Muhammad Faezuddin Mertadza.
Meanwhile, the Papan Sekeping Women was represented by Nur Athirah Amiruddin, Nurul Atikah Mohd Zin, DK Nur Syafiqah Adilah Tahir, Nurhidayah Abdul Razak, Nur Farahim Salihin and Syafiqah Sabeli.
The championship held at the National Sports Complex, Kg. Pandan Kuala Lumpur was participated by 32 IPT from across the country and saw UMS ranked fourth.
The titleholder was International Education College (INTEC) with a total medal haul of eight gold medals, one silver and one bronze. Second place went to Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) Puncak Alam with one gold, five silver and third place went to Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) with overall medal haul of one gold, two silver and six bronze.
The closing ceremony was officiated by the Minister of Education II, Dato’ Seri Idris Jusoh. – ZMD (fl)
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