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    Half-marathon draws 350 runners

    Daniel Lim

    Some 350 runners from 18 countries took part in the 3rd edition of the Borneo Run held in Belait District yesterday.

    Permanent Secretary (Sports) at the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports Pengiran Mohd Amirrizal bin Pengiran Haji Mahmud was the guest of honour at the half marathon. AKIF Media Marketing & Event chairperson Pengiran Rosnani binti Pengiran Ali and President of Brunei Darussalam Athletics Federation (BDAF) Major (Rtd) Mohd Talip bin Haji Mohd Tahir were also present.

    The 21-kilometre run began and ended at Silver Jubilee Recreational Park while passing through Kuala Belait.

    The male champion of the half-marathon was Khairul Ramli followed by Ettienne Coetzer in second place and Abdul Malik Hidup as second runner-up.

    For the female category, Vanessa On won first place with Airince Liam and Nurul Baharuddin in second and third positions.

    The half-marathon winners were given BND700 and gold medals for first place while the runners up received silver and bronze medals as well as BND300 and BND200.

    The male 10-kilometre category was won by Ahmad Yazid followed by Ruzaini Mahadi and Syafiq Shahri in second and third places.

    Siaw Khim Tho won the female 10-kilometre category with Shazana Hamiroldzam and Noorhanisah binti Haji Abdul Ghani as first and second runners-up.

    Permanent Secretary (Sports) at the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports Pengiran Mohd Amirrizal bin Pengiran Haji Mahmud presents prizes to the half-marathon winners. PHOTOS: DANIEL LIM

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