| James Kon |
DK NURUL Aina Shafinah, who has won numerous competitions in the local running scene has emerged as champion of the girl’s category of the mini marathon at the 4th National Primary Schools Sports Festival yesterday.
Held at the Hassanal Bolkiah National Stadium, Dk Nurul Aina from Pengiran Setia Jaya Pengiran Abdul Momin Primary School outpaced the rest of the field with a time of 20m 57sec.
Second place went to Liew Mei Ting of Chung Hwa Middle School, BSB who was just less than a minute behind Dk Nurul Aina by clocking 21m 24sec. Siti Nor Bazuuana Raizal of Subok Primary School managed to cross the line with a time of 21m 25sec to claim third place.
For the boy’s category, Muhd Zaminudin Hj Nurdin of Junjongan Primary School finished with a time of 25m 44 sec to claim first place. Muhd Sazwan Ardi ISwandi of Panchong Primary School has to settle for second place with a time of 26m 16sec and third place went to Md Humaizi Khairul Huzaimi of Limau Manis Primary School (27m 08sec).
Top 25 finishers in both categories were given medals in the competition.
The guest-of-honour Pengiran Suhaimi bin Pengiran Hj Bakar, the Director of Co-Curriculum Education, Ministry of Education who officiated the sports festival also presented the prizes to the winners.