POLITEKNIK Brunei Saturday held a sports event “Karnival Konvokesyen 2014” at Padang Belapan, Berakas.
The carnival was held in conjunction with the first Politeknik Brunei’s Convocation. It was participated by staff and students of four houses: Blue, Red, Green and Yellow. Blue house won the first place with 13 Gold, 12 Silver and six Bronze. Green house came second with nine Gold, three Silver and six Bronze followed by Red House at third place with eight Gold, 11 Silver and eight Bronze.
Abd Wafi, an International & PR Officer (also a Blue House team member), said that the carnival was fun and very competitive and it was a great effort by Politeknik Brunei.
The carnival also featured on-stage performances, a creative video organised by Kelab Kawan of Politeknik Brunei and a talent competition. The trophy presentation ceremony for winners is set to be held on October 22.
Earlier, the event was opened by the Acting Director of Politeknik Brunei, Awang Denis Ho Mun Tai, as the guest of honour.
Also in attendance were the Acting Assistant Director of Politeknik Brunei, Awang Alias bin Haji Abu Bakar, heads of department and heads of school as well as lecturers, officers and staff and students of Politeknik Brunei.
The “Karnival Konvokesyen 2014” commenced on October 1 and will continue till October 30 with events contested in stages.
The events are Futsal, Bowling, Dodgeball, Netball, Badminton and a Burger eating competition. The track and field events are 100m, 200m, 4 x 100m relay, 8 x 50m relay, Touch Rugby and Tug-of-War.