KUCHING: SJK Chung Hua No. 6 (A) were crowned as team champions in the primary school section of the 3rd BW Cup Kuching Samarahan Serian Divisions Chinese Primary Schools Badminton Tournament for the second consecutive year at Stapok Badminton Court last Sunday.
The runners-up were SJK Chung Hua No. 2, followed by SJK Chung Hua No 4 (A) and SJK Chung Hua No. 3 (B).
However, it was SJK Chung Hua No. 4 who dominated the individual categories as they captured three out of the four singles/doubles events competed.
They won the U10 singles through Chung Jia Ho, U12 singles through Shawn Hiu and had a one-two finish in U10 doubles through Leslie Kon/Ivan Tan and Brandon Goh/Sim Hong Yang.
SJK Chung Hua No. 1’s Brendon Lim/Jayden Jong prevented a clean sweep by SJK Chung Hua No. 4 by lifting the U12 doubles crown.
SMK Batu Lintang were the champions of the Secondary Schools Invitational team event, with the second to fourth spots going to SMK Kuching High, Chung Hua Middle School No. 1 and Chung Hua Middle School No. 3 respectively.
The winners of the Teachers Doubles title were Ng Ming Kiong and Yeo Hao Liang who beat Muhammad Shafiq/Chai Chang Ching in the finals.
In third and fourth placings were Alexander Wong/Alexander Sim and Ng Yung Khang/Alexander Phang respectively.
Sarawak Chai Clan Association chairman Penghulu Chai Khiun Khian closed the event and gave away the prizes.
More than 300 shuttlers from 22 primary schools and eight invited secondary schools took part in the competition held on July 16, July 22 and 23.
The tournament, jointly organised by Sarawak Clan Association Youth Section and Che Hui Khor Moral Uplifting Society Kuching and Samarahan Division Youth Section, was sponsored by Badminton World Sports Sdn Bhd.