Curtains close on festive 5th UTB Sports Fiesta 2019

Universiti Teknologi Brunei (UTB) held the closing ceremony of the 5th UTB Sports Fiesta 2019 at the Track and Field Sports Complex in Berakas yesterday, according to a press release.

The sports fiesta was organised by the Executive Committee (ExCo) of Sports of the Student Representative Council of UTB.

Acting Vice-Chancellor of UTB Haji Ady Syarmin bin Haji Md Taib was the guest of honour.

Assistant Vice-Chancellor (Academic) of UTB Dr Hajah Noor Maya binti Haji Md Salleh presented the trophy to the overall winning team, ‘Team CrtiV’.

Medals were also presented to the winners for each sports category.

Before the closing ceremony, a series of track events were held, as well as a tug-of-war, and a field performance by each team.

‘Team Xlr8’, ‘Team Pro-Xtiv’, ‘Team CrtiV’ and ‘Team XCel’ competed in various sports in this year’s edition of the UTB Sports Fiesta.

The UTB Sports Fiesta 2019 was officially opened by the Assistant Vice-Chancellor (Academic) of UTB on September 14 at the Multi-Purpose Hall of UTB.

The event was participated by UTB staff and students, who competed in 11 sports events such as touch rugby, basketball, dodgeball, Frisbee, e-sports (online games), futsal, netball, badminton, volleyball, tug-of-war and track and field.

The UTB Sports Fiesta is a biennial sports event organised by ExCo Sports, one of the executive committees under the UTB Student Representative Council.

The event aimed to elevate the university’s profile in sports, instilling solidarity and camaraderie among UTB citizens, and to identify sporting talent among UTB students for participation in future championships and tournaments at national and international level.

ABOVE & BELOW: Assistant Vice-Chancellor (Academic) of UTB Dr Hajah Noor Maya binti Haji Md Salleh presents the trophy to a representative of the overall winning team of the 5th UTB Sports Fiesta 2019, ‘Team CrtiV’; and a field performance by one of the participating teams. PHOTOS: UTB