| Achong Tanjong |
THE Brunei Darussalam national boat race team won second place at the 20 paddlers International Open category clocking a time of 1:01:59sec at the Penang Pesta Dragon Boat Race 2014, held in Teluk Bahang over the weekend.
First place went to Singapore Institute of Management team and Penang Forward Sports Club were third. The Brunei national boat race team also won third place in the 12 paddlers International Open and International Open Senior Premier events.
In the 12 paddlers International Open and International Open Senior Premier, Brunei received a strong challenge from the Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong, Iran, South Korea, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, USA and Canada teams.
In the 20 paddlers International Open a total of 15 countries took part in the competition including six teams from Malaysia.