Indonesia overall best at karate championship

|     Khairil Hassan     |

INDONESIA emerged the overall champion at the Yura Dupa Khoadad Cup Karate Championships at the Youth Centre last Sunday.

The Indonesia karate team bagged 17 gold, four silver and eight bronze medals. Indonesian Ambassador to Brunei Darussalam Dr Sujatmiko received the Challenge Trophy on behalf of the team from Dayangku Yura Siti Nurul Nisa.

Indonesia’s Aditya Timbowo was named the Best of the Best award in Male Kumite, while Umi Fakhriyah binti Haji Mohd Norzairi from Shitokai Brunei received the Best of the Best in Female Kumite. Muhd Nabil bin Abdul Malik presented the awards.

The Indonesian Ambassador, Sensei Johnyy Chong and Principal of Brunei Sports School Matt Letham presented prizes to winners of different categories.

Best of the Best Female Kumite Umi Fakhriyah binti Haji Mohd Norzairi from Shitokai Brunei (above) and Best of the Best Male Kumite Aditya Timbowo

Winners in a group photo. – PHOTOS: KHAIRIL HASSAN