| Khairil Hassan |
TUTONG 1 and JPKK were placed third in the men and ladies categories respectively at a badminton tournament organised by the Co-Curriculum Education Department, Ministry of Education in conjunction with the 24th Teacher’s Day celebration and the 100 Years Formal Education celebration at the Multi-Purpose Hall of the Brunei Darussalam Sports School, Pulaie in Berakas yesterday.
JPKK took third place of the ladies’ category after defeating Brunei 1 with a score of 2-0 (21-16, 21-17) in the first match and 2-1 (21-15, 20-22, 21-15) in the second match in the best of three-match format.
Tutong 1 won third place in the men’s category after they managed to edge JPPE/DTE 3-2 in the best of five matches format.
Tutong 1 won 2-1 (21-14, 13-21, 21-11) in the first match and 2-0 (27-25, 21-15) in the second match. JPPE/DTE won by default in the third match due to a walkover and won the fourth match 2-0 (21-12, 21-10).
Tutong 1 came back strongly in deciding match winning 2-0 (21-8, 21-8) to secure the bronze medal.
The finals for both the men and ladies categories will be held on Monday (Oct 27).