Tuesday, August 9

9 teams at inaugural 5×5 Silat Pantai tourney

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Participants gather for a group photo.

Two silat exponents in action.

MIRI: Nine teams took part in the first ever 5×5 Silat Pantai tournament which ended at Piasau Boat Club here yesterday.

“We are happy the competition held is another milestone to scout more young silat youths,” Rumpun Silat Sarawak Miri Regon chairman Ismawi Kedri told The Borneo Post yesterday.

The teams were are Sarawak Champ A, B (Sukma 2018 squad) and Perkasa from Kuching and Miri A, B, C, D, E, and F.

The final saw Sarawak Champ A defeating Miri A 3-2.

Sarawak Champ B finished third.

Councillor Harrifin Mohamad was present to give away the prizes.

Rumpun Silat Sarawak Miri Region are planning  to organise more activities next year to further promote the sport especially among Malay and Bumiputera youths.