| Achong Tanjong |
ANOTHER batch of ITB athletes will leave for Palembang, Indonesia on Friday and Saturday to participate in the 17th Asean University Games from Dec 9-12.
The first group of 63 athletes from Higher Learning Institution (IPT) left the country on Tuesday.
The Brunei contingent will compete with 11 Asean countries including Timor Leste. This is the fourth time Indonesia are hosting the event.
A total of 20 sports will be contested at the meet namely athletics, aquatic, pencak silat, chess, badminton, basketball, taekwondo, karate, judo, petanque, indoor volleyball, beach volleyball, football, sepak-takraw, table-tennis, futsal, tennis, roller blade, archery and wushu.
A total of 5,000 athletes and 2,000 officials are expected to participate at the prestigious event.