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Yong retains Mr Kaamatan crown

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THE BEST OF THE LOT … (from right), Yong, Mohd Asyraf, and Mark flexing their muscles during the free pose countdown.

1st June, 2009

KOTA KINABALU: Yong Chee Ken retained his Mr Kaamatan title for the second year running after defeating four other contestants in the final held at the open stage of the Harvest Festival celebration at the KDCA in Penampang yesterday.

The three-time Mr Sabah champion was surely the deserving winner as he flexed his muscles to impress the judges headed by Benjamin Bugay.

Inanam’s Yong was crowed the Mr Kaamatan after winning the 70kg and above category.

His closest rival was Mark Mogindol from Penampang, who finished second followed by Alex Majamun from Menggatal.

Mohd Asyraf from Tawau claimed the fourth spot followed by Mohd Faizal in fifth.

Seasoned hulkster Hajimin Wasili stunned former Mr Malaysia Hendro Lee to win the 70kg and below crown.

Oswald Jebing took the third spot followed by Robin Stephanus and Didie Yunus in fourth and fifth respectively.

The Mr Kaamatan was being included for the first time as one of the programmes for the Harvest Festival celebration, and it featured only two categories.

A total of 26 bodybuilders took part in the championship.

The Sabah Amateur Bodybuilding Association President Datuk Juhar Mahiruddin was delighted to note that the response from the public was overwhelming.

“The championship attracted a large crowd, and we are very happy with the development. It augurs well for the sport,” said Juhar, who is also the State Assembly Speaker.

“The support from the Harvest Festival celebration organiser was also good and we wish to express our sincere thanks for making the event successful. We just hope that they will include Mr Kaamatan as one of their programmes for the Harvest Festival celebration in the future,” he added.

Next on their agenda said Juhar is the Mr Sabah 2009 which is scheduled for July.

   
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