National athletes stay in shape

Fadhil Yunus

The Youth and Sports Department through the Coaching and Sports Development Unit organised the fourth edition of a fitness programme at the pedestrian area of the Indoor Stadium, Hassanal Bolkiah National Sports Complex yesterday.

Some 50 national and intermediate athletes, under the Youth and Sports Department comprising pencak silat, taekwondo, athletics, cue sports, wushu, fencing, aquatics, golf and karate, participated in the programme conducted by karate (kata) national head coach Anggoro Bayu Pratama.

The programme aimed to prepare participants for future tournaments, equip athletes with a high level of fitness and encourage more active involvement among the Youth and Sports Department’s athlete scheme.

It is also designed to instil a spirit of cooperation and strengthen bond among athletes, coaches and management.

The programme is expected to be carried out for nine sessions, twice per month.

Participants during the fitness programme. PHOTO: FADHIL YUNUS