GOLDEN FEAT... Kedah women’s paddlers
(back row from left) Low Woon Hsia, Lim Chin Tyng,
Tan Le Fan, (front row from right) Beh Lee Wei and
Ng Sock Khim celebrate after they won the gold in
the women’s team event category yesterday.
PULAU PINANG continued their domination in the
Ninth Malaysia Games (Sukma) after three days of
competition, adding one more gold, one silver and
two bronze medals to their tally.
The haul earned them 14 points and boost their
overall medal count to seven gold, one silver and
five bronze medals.
And with host Sabah failing to win any of the seven
gold medals at stake yesterday, it was the visitors
who moved over to top spot with 56 points, three
Sabah only managed to add one silver and one bronze,
with both medals coming through fencing.
Penang’s solitary gold came from tenpin bowling
in the morning, when Voon Kim Ling toppled five
national players to emerge champion.
Their two bronzes came from Christine Ong in women’s
singles tenpin bowling and men’s team table
FIRST WIN... the Sabah men’s basketball
team jubilant over their first victory.
Sabah, the leaders for the past two days, grabbed
one silver and one bronze through fencing to boost
their overall haul to three gold, six silver and
eight bronze medals.
The silver was contributed by Michelle Lee in women’s
individual epee while the bronze came from David
Kong in men’s individual sabre.
Defending overall champions Selangor moved from
fourth to third place at the expense of former champions
Selangor have 36 points from two gold, three silver
and five bronze medals. Yesterday, they won one
gold through Naime Zaaba in women’s individual
epee and one silver through the men’s team
Sarawak, however, were the most improved contingent,
jumping from 13th to sixth spot following the addition
of two golds and one bronze yesterday.
Their men’s table tennis team provided the
golden glitter while Jackson Ting rolled his way
to silver in men’s bowling.
Today, the fourth day of the biennial games, has
on offer another 16 gold medals.
The preliminary rounds for sepak takraw, squash
(individual), table tennis (individual), silat,
boxing and lawn bowls all begin today.