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Brunei contingent to compete in Sabah boat race

Daniel Lim

A Brunei contingent comprising five teams has departed to compete in the 8th Sabah Federation of Chinese Association Sabah (FCAS) International Dragon Boat Race 2023 at Likas Bay, Sabah today and tomorrow.

The participating teams are: Team Lela Cheteria, Team Juragam Sungai Bunga Brunei Darussalam, Team Daerah Tutong, Juang Team, and Team 1 SPTB. They will compete in the 200-metre (m) 12-rower category and 800m 20-rower category.

Organised by the FCAS in conjunction with the 38th National Chinese Cultural Festival, the race is held alongside other activities including the Likas Bay Torch Run and cultural performances such as a laminated dragon dance performance by the local dragon and lion dance troupes.

Group photo of the contingent. PHOTO: IRWAN RINO