Winners in a group photo. – AK ZAKI KASHARAN
BY Fadhil Yunus
SPORTS School emerged overall champions of the Secondary Schools and Colleges Nationwide Pencak Silat Championship 2019 after bagging seven gold, three silver and three bronze at the Indoor Stadium of the Hassanal Bolkiah National Sports Complex on Thursday.
Sayyidina Ali Secondary School finished as runners-up after accumulating three gold, four silver and four bronze while Anthony Abell College settled for third place with two gold, one silver and one bronze.
Organised by the Co-Curriculum Education Department under the Ministry of Education through the Physical Unit and Sports Training and Development Unit (UPLS) with the cooperation of the Brunei Darussalam Pencak Silat Federation (PERSIB), 12 teams competed in the championship.
Acting Director of Co-Curriculum Education Department at the Ministry of Education Mohamed Jais bin Haji Abdul Rahman was the guest of honour.
Two events were contested namely the martial arts and tanding for both male and female categories.
-- Courtesy of Borneo Bulletin