Limbang JR clinch victory at petanque meet

James Kon

Team Limbang JR comprising Ramble bin Amit and Julia binti Asa emerged as the champion of the Petanque Mixed Doubles in the President Trophy after defeating Sabah 7 team of Md Aidil bin Janinus and Easter Roni 13-6 in the final match at the Petanque Court at the Hassanal Bolkiah National Sports Complex last Sunday.

The champion brought home BND1,500 with medals and trophy, while Sabah 7 won BND1,000 and medals.

Julia said, “We felt blessed to win the championship this time. In 2017, we finished third in the same competition.”

Asked on their winning strategy, Ramble said, “Our strategy was to observe and read our opponent’s strategy and moves.”

Team Brunei 2 comprising Mazlan bin Haji Yahya and Wedy Nurul Suzzana binti Luon were joint-third with Brunei 12 of Hamdani bin Neneng Mulyani and Nur Amatulafiqah @ Fiqah binti Md Johari.

President of Brunei Darussalam Petanque Federation Haji Mohamad bin Panglima Asgar Dato Paduka Haji Abdullah presented the prizes.

President of Brunei Darussalam Petanque Federation Haji Mohamad bin Panglima Asgar Dato Paduka Haji Abdullah presents the prize to the champion. PHOTO: JAMES KON