| Khairil Hassan |
THE Table Tennis Championship for the 4th Primary Schools Sports Festival organised by the Co-Curriculum Education Department through Physical Education Unit concluded yesterday at the Multi-Purpose Hall of the National Stadium Complex in Berakas.
Seven school zones participated in the two-day tournament – Brunei I, Brunei IIA, Brunei IIB, Brunei III, Brunei IV, Belait and Temburong – opened to primary schools students aged 12 years old and below.
Brunei III’s Leong Yi emerged champion in the Girls Singles category after defeating Michelle Wong Wei Hui 3-0 (11-9, 11-8, 11-6) in the final match. Third place went to Belait’s Susan Christian.
Cecilia Lu Hui Hui and Ling Yi Xuan of Brunei I were champions of the Girls Doubles category after defeating Temburong’s Nur Ezzatunnadhirah bte Mohammad Idaham and Nurul Suhainah Syuhaidah bte Hj Suhaili 3-0 (11-1, 11-3, 11-7) in the final match. Third place went to Balqis Nazirah bte Hj Suhani and Chua Lee Mei of Brunei IIB.
Ak Abd Basheer bin Pg Mohd Noor from Brunei IIA took the champion’s title for the Boys Singles category after he beat Brunei III’s Mohd Khairuddin bin Omar with a score of 3-1 (11-6, 11-9, 11-13, 11-4) in the final match. Muhd Widad Akramin bin Mohammad Hanafiah of Brunei I took third place.
Brunei I’s Kenneth Chin Yi Ping and Wong Johnson were the Boys Doubles category champion after beating Md Shahrol Nizam bin Abdullah Aldani and Ak Muhd Sufi Fakhrullah bin Pg Abdullah Muhammad Sufian of Brunei III with a score of 3-0 (11-4, 11-6, 11-6).
Third place went to Brunei IV’s Mohammad Noor Nadiuddin bin Mahali and Afiq Muiz bin Azlan.
The guest-of-honour, Acting Director of Co-Curriculum Education, Ministry of Education, Haji Eady Sardi bin PDDSDP Haji Abd Razak presented the prizes to the winners of the tournament.