| Achong Tanjong |
SPECIAL Forces Regiment of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces made a clean sweep at the RBAF Swimming and Water-Polo Championship 2014 yesterday.
In the swimming championship, Special Forces Regiment collected 10 gold and one silver medals and emerged overall champion while in the water-polo championship they beat Royal Brunei Land Force in the final match by 3-1.
Special Forces Regiment won the swimming championship challenge trophy and water-polo challenge trophy.
The highlight of the event was the 4x50m special invitational swimming event which was participated by invited teams from Royal Brunei Police Force, Youth and Sports Department, Ghurkha Reserve Unit, Sungai Akar and 1st Royal Ghurkha Rifle, British Garrison Seria and two teams from Royal Brunei Armed Forces.
The event was won by the Youth and Sports Department followed by Royal Brunei Armed Forces ‘A’ and Royal Brunei Armed Forces ‘B’.
A total of five teams participated in the championships – Ministry of Defence, Royal Brunei Land Force, Royal Brunei Navy, Royal Brunei Air Force, RBAF Training Institute and Special Forces Regiment.
A total of 10 swimming individual and four group events were contested this year at the Royal Brunei Air Force Sports Complex in Rimba.
The Acting Deputy Commander of Royal Brunei Armed Forces, Brigadier General Dato Seri Pahlawan Haji Yussof bin Haji Abd Rahman presented the prizes to the winners.