FRIDAY, 22 AUGUST – Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) emerged 2nd Runner-up at the 3rd Borneo University Students Sports Tournament (SUKMAB) which ended today.UMS
collected two gold and four silver behind Universitas Tanjung Pura, Kalimantan Indonesia at second place with three gold medals.
The Champion of the tournament this time went to Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) Sarawak with an overall haul of three gold and one bronze.
The closing ceremony and prize presentation was held at UMS Postgraduate Auditorium in a solemn atmosphere in conjunction with the National Day of Mourning. All athletes took part in the one-minute of silence to honour the victims of the MH17 fatality.
A flag presentation by the Director of UMS Sports Centre, Mohd Asyraaf Fong Abdullah to the Assistant Officer of Outdoor Activities, Universiti Brunei Darussalam, Domigoh Kapal was also held.
Brunei will host the upcoming biennial fourth edition tournament .
The tournament saw the largest participation involving 29 contingents from Public and Private Higher Education Institutions including Brunei and Indonesia (Kalimantan). – SS (fl)
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