Royalty attend archery finals

James Kon

His Royal Highness Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah ibni His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah, the Crown Prince and Senior Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office witnessed the impressive archery skills of Her Royal Highness Paduka Seri Pengiran Anak Isteri Pengiran Anak Sarah binti Pengiran Haji Salleh Ab Rahaman in the finals of the Brunei Darussalam Archery Association Trophy 2019, at the Jerudong Sports Complex yesterday.

Also in attendance were Yang Teramat Mulia Pengiran Muda ‘Abdul Muntaqim, Yang Teramat Mulia Pengiran Anak Muneerah Madhul Bolkiah and Yang Teramat Mulia Pengiran Muda Muhammad Aiman.

Her Royal Highness Paduka Seri Pengiran Anak Isteri Pengiran Anak Sarah, with teammates Robin Ching and Muhamed Azry Masria Al-Asri bin Masri in the Elite Team, managed to capture first place after crushing Team SBAC Sepadian by 6-0 points in the grand final of the Team Recurve.

Third place went to team TKK.

Meanwhile, in the Recurve Female final, Her Royal Highness Paduka Seri Pengiran Anak Isteri Pengiran Anak Sarah finished as first runner-up after putting up a good match against Nur Amal Rashidah binti Yussof.

Third place went to Noor Saniah binti Mohd Ja’afar.

In the Recurve Male event, Mohd Nurdhiyauddin bin Haji Nudin finished in first place, followed by Muhd Iqmal Ariffin bin Haji Masharun in second place and Muhammad Naabil bin Wahid in third.

His Royal Highness Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah ibni His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah, the Crown Prince and Senior Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office, Her Royal Highness Paduka Seri Pengiran Anak Isteri Pengiran Anak Sarah binti Pengiran Haji Salleh Ab Rahaman, Yang Teramat Mulia Pengiran Muda ‘Abdul Muntaqim, Yang Teramat Mulia Pengiran Anak Muneerah Madhul Bolkiah and Yang Teramat Mulia Pengiran Muda Muhammad Aiman upon arrival at the event
His Royal Highness Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah ibni His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah, the Crown Prince and Senior Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office; Her Royal Highness Paduka Seri Pengiran Anak Isteri Pengiran Anak Sarah binti Pengiran Haji Salleh Ab Rahaman; Yang Teramat Mulia Pengiran Muda ‘Abdul Muntaqim; Yang Teramat Mulia Pengiran Anak Muneerah Madhul Bolkiah; Yang Teramat Mulia Pengiran Muda Muhammad Aiman; Pengiran Haji Salleh Ab Rahaman bin Pengiran Haji Damit and Rinawaty binti Abdullah in a group photo with the archers. PHOTOS: RAHWANI ZAHARI
Her Royal Highness Paduka Seri Pengiran Anak Isteri Pengiran Anak Sarah during the finals of the Brunei Darussalam Archery Association Trophy 2019

SBAC Alpha finished strongly to clinch the winning spot in the Mix Team event, while second place went to SBAC SJZI and third place to SBAC ANN Team.

Phoebe Chung was the champion of the Beginner category, while Md Hamizan bin Yus took second place and Farrah Majidah binti Majid finished in third place.

Safiyullah bin Anuar emerged in first place in the Traditional Demo category, while Hussain bin Hashim was in second place and Haji Zaini bin Haji Punggut was third.

The first place in the Traditional Men’s category went to Mohd Rosman bin Roslin, followed by Hussain bin Hashim in second place and Mohd Suffian bin Haji Osman in third.

In the Traditional Female category, Siti Nurhaziqah binti Haji Omar Ali Ra’aie claimed first place, followed in second place by Hajah Fatin Liyana binti Haji Moslin and in third by Siti Nurafiqah binti Haji Omar Ra’aie.

The Traditional Team title was claimed by SBA Sunnah Treasure, followed by SEA BEAT and SBA Traditional Seri Kencana.

First place in the Traditional Dynamic category went to Mohd Rosman bin Roslin, second place went to Mohammad Suffian bin Haji Osman and third place to Mohd Azril Ramli.

Haji Zaini was the champion of the Compound Open event, followed by Ammar Asyraaf bin Haji Suhaimi in second place and Mohammad Noorizan bin Abdullah Manggai in third.

Her Royal Highness Paduka Seri Pengiran Anak Isteri Pengiran Anak Sarah and the other winners received their prizes from Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Awang Haji Aminuddin Ihsan bin Pehin Orang Kaya Saiful Mulok Dato Seri Paduka Haji Abidin.

President of the Brunei Darussalam Archery Association Pehin Orang Kaya Lela Pahlawan Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Mohammad Jaafar bin Haji Abdul Aziz and committee members were present at the event.