Bruneian placed third in international RC boats tournament

Syazwani Hj Rosli

Sufri bin Haji Ahmed, a member of the Brunei Chasing RC Boat Team, who competed in the recent Abu Dhabi World Challenge RC Boats 2020 won third place in the Class ‘G’ category.

The first ever tournament held in Abu Dhabi saw participation by RC boat enthusiasts from various countries including United Arab Emirates, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam and Kuwait.

The Class ‘G’ category is for participants with Mono/Vee Hull 29cc to 32cc Marine Gasoline Engine RC Boats.

Winners of each category received trophies and cash prizes. Sufri received AED4,000 and a trophy.

Wirote Puangpit Beever from Thailand and Zairan Nagiman from Malaysia came in first and second place. The competition was organised by the Abu Dhabi International Marine Sports Club and UAE Marine Sports Federation.

Sufri bin Haji Ahmed and his team in a group photo. PHOTO: SYAZWANI HJ ROSLI