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Minister’s visit boosts morale of Brunei’s junior wushu athletes (2019)


Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Awang Haji Aminuddin Ihsan bin Pehin Orang Kaya Saiful Mulok Dato Seri Paduka Haji Abidin with the wushu athletes and coaches. – BRUNEI WUSHU FEDERATION



BY James Kon

BRUNEI Darussalam’s junior wushu athletes received a morale boost when Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Awang Haji Aminuddin Ihsan bin Pehin Orang Kaya Saiful Mulok Dato Seri Paduka Haji Abidin visited their training ground on Monday.

The wushu athletes will compete in the 10th Asian Junior Wushu Championships at the Indoor Stadium of the Hassanal Bolkiah National Sports Complex from August 16–24.

The minister took a closer look at their training preparations and spoke with the young athletes.

The junior athletes will represent the country in several disciplines including the duel event, changquan, gunshu, nanquan, daoshu, taijiquan, 42 forms taijiquan, taijijian, nangun, jianshu and group event.

Brunei Darussalam is represented by Aaron Jinyi Phung, Abel Lim Wee Yuen, Majdurano Joel bin Majallah Sain, Mohammad Safiee Shayferan bin Roslan, Walid Lachkar, Lim Wei Jun, Hosea Wong Zheng Yu, Basma Lachkar, Dexuan Ling, Nur Bastrishia Ripin, Lim Yee Sean, Chiam Ziqi and Ziyan Li.

Twenty-one Asian nations are expected to compete in the championship.

-- Courtesy of Borneo Bulletin


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