Veteran athletes win medals in Sarawak

James Kon

Brunei Darussalam’s veteran athletes bagged three silver and three bronze medals at the 21st Asia Masters Athletic Championship in Kuching, Sarawak recently.

Brunei veteran athlete Captain (Rtd) Haji Osman bin Lahab won silver in the triple jump event and bronze in the 80m hurdle; Haji Ariffin bin Abdullah also contributed one silver in the triple jump, while Haji Zainal bin Namit won silver in the javelin throw. Haji Abdul Rani bin Metassan bronze in the triple jump and long jump events.

Some 6,000 athletes from 46 countries participated.

Brunei Darussalam was led by Secretary of the Brunei Darussalam Veteran Athletics Association Hajah Mariah binti Haji Metussin.

Brunei Darussalam’s veteran athletes at the championship