Lai, Darren win badminton meet

Fadhil Yunus

Lai Shiou Yeh and Darren Chai Chee Hou emerged winners in the Professional ‘A’ category of the Chung Hwa School Kiudang Badminton Open 2020 at the Chung Hwa School Kiudang Sport Hall in the Tutong District recently.

The pair defeated Mohamad Iqbal Asyraf bin Mohamad and Dodi Setiadi in straight sets in the final to claim the title.

Meanwhile, in the Professional ‘B’ category, Awangku Adi Nazri bin Pengiran Haji Jofri and Mohammad Aziz Asyraf bin Haji Kamis reigned supreme after defeating Lim Eng Chai and Awangku Abdul Qawi bin Pengiran Haji Zainalariffin 2-1 in the final.

Wong Yi Ted and Azhar Abqari bin Haji Abas were crowned champions in the Amateur ‘A’ category after besting Azzim bin Taroh and Mohammad Shahrun bin Mohamadiah 2-1 in the final.

Yong Shun De @ Chris Yong and Liew Yu Loeng emerged victorious in the Amateur ‘B’ category after coming on top against Fariq bin Haji Mohammad Nor and Minggat anak Sulong.

A total of 76 men’s doubles teams across the four categories participated in the two-week-long tournament, which commenced on December 13.

Legislative Council member Yang Berhormat Haji Umarali bin Esung presented the prizes.

Penghulu of Mukim Kiudang Haji Burhanuddin bin Hashim; Acting Village Head of Kampong Kiudang Saifulbahri bin Haji Umarali and Brunei Darussalam National Badminton Association President Pengiran Haji Hamzah bin Pengiran Haji Mohammad were also present.

Legislative Council member Yang Berhormat Haji Umarali bin Esung in a group photo with the winners. PHOTO: INFOFOTO