Tuesday, July 23

SK Sg Paoh win Sarikei U12 track and field meet


Teng (centre) presents the overall champion trophy to a teacher of SK Sg Paoh as Faustino (second left) and others look on.

SARIKEI: SK Sg Paoh contingent emerged overall champion in Sarikei District level School Sports Council (MSS) 2018 U12 Track and Field meet held at Meradong Sports Complex, Bintangor last Thursday.

In the U12 Girls’ category, SK St Andrew, SK Sungai Paoh and SK Agama finished in first, second and third place respectively while SK Selangan, SK St Anne and SK Adin were first, second and third placed winners in the U12 boys’ category.

A total of 370 athletes comprising of 200 boys and 170 girls from 44 schools in Sarikei competed in the one-day championship.

The events were 100m, 800m, 200m, high jump, long jump and shot putt in both boys’ and girls’ categories.

Prizes were presented by political secretary to the chief minister Teng Ung Woo, who officiated at the closing ceremony.

Assistant Sarikei District Education Officer Faustino Frederick Emperan was also present.