| Khairil Hassan |
THE 6th Asean Schools Games held in Marikina City, Philippines concluded yesterday.
The Brunei Darussalam Schools Sports Council (MSSS BD) bagged four medals – one silver from athletics, two bronze from Wushu and another silver from Sepak Takraw. This is one of the best achievements by MSSS BD since they first participation in the championships.
Brunei Darussalam was chosen to host the 7th Asean Schools Games in 2015. Hj Abd Rahim bin Derus, Acting Director General and Acting Director of Schools, Ministry of Education was handed the Asean Schools Games Flag during the closing ceremony of the sixth games held at the Marikina Sports Complex in Philippines.
Around 1,500 athletes from Asean countries competed in 11 sports events in this year’s games. Brunei took part in six events.