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Local team PTB receive boost with new boat (2019)


During the handover ceremony. PHOTO: PTB


BY Fadhil Yunus

Pasukan Tamoi Bersatu (PTB) received a massive boost with the sponsorship of a dragon boat during a handover ceremony at the Damuan Recreational Park along the riverbank of Jalan Tutong recently.

The handover was officiated by Mohammad Sofian bin Haji Mohammad Yaman of Syarikat Iyans Gym and the boat’s sponsor. Receiving a framed picture of the boat to mark the handover process was Team Manager of PTB Md Fadillah bin Haji Sarudin.

The handover was also witnessed by former Penghulu of Mukim Tamoi Pengarah Haji Mokti bin Mohammad Salleh and Village Head of Kampong Tamoi Ujong and Tamoi Tengah Haji Tarif bin Haji Asgar.

The dragon boat, sponsored by Iyans Gym, is complemented with red edges and is brightly coloured in yellow, with added dark round features carrying the Iyans Gym logo.

The boat, which is branded PTB Dragon Boat Team, can accommodate 22 people including 20 paddlers, one drummer and one driver.

The new boat will enhance their preparations for international competitions such as the Sarawak International Dragon Boat Regatta, Sabah International Dragon Boat Race, Bali International Dragon Boat Race, Padang International Dragon Boat Race Sumatera, Indonesia, Siak Serindit International Boat Race, Penang International Dragon Boat Race, Putrajaya International Dragon Boat Race and many others in the Asia Pacific region.

-- Courtesy of Borneo Bulletin


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