| James Kon |
BRUNEI’S female fencer, Alina binti Ali came close of collecting the country’s first win in the female event at the 2015 Brunei International Open Fencing Championship when she lost a heart-breaking 15-12 final in the Epee event against Laura Simon of Malaysia.
Third place was shared by both Brunei fencers Michelleangeline Tan and Yummie Hamizah binti Hj Hamdani.
Meanwhile in the Foil event, Sitsadipat Doungpatre of Thailand fought a hard-earn 15-8 win against Teo Zhe Bin of Malaysia to lay claim to the title.
Third place was shared by Sermmit Suwannapon from Thailand and Saw Simon Htut of Myanmar.
The guest-of-honour Awang Ibrahim Hj Dowak, General Manager of Jasra Sdn Bhd, presented the prizes to the winners.