University College Sabah Foundation tops Sports Carnival

 

By UMESH RAJAN

KOTA KINABALU: University College Sabah Foundation (UCSF) scooped home the main prize after clinching the Malaysia IPTS MASISWA Sports Carnival for Sabah Zone on Sunday at the Likas Sports Complex, near here.

UCSF was crowned as overall champion after successfully collecting six gold, four silver and two bronze medals, beating 19 other competitors including second placed Inti College Sabah who racked in four gold and two silver medals.

Tunku Abdul Rahman University College finished third with three gold and one bronze medals followed by both Sidma College (2 gold, 2 silver, 5 bronze) and Asian Tourism International College (1 gold, 3 silver, 2 bronze) in fourth and fifth place, respectively.

For the record, around 22 IPTS learning institute contingents consisting of more than 1,600 athletes took part in the three-day championship where a total of 24 gold medals were contested.

Among the sports contested were volleyball, netball, badminton, tenpin bowling, football, basketball, bowling, table tennis, chess, sepak takraw and muscle test (pulling & pushing weight trolley).

An organising spokesperson said that the championship’s objective was to strengthen relation ties among the IPTS learning institutes in Sabah and to motivate students to excel in sports as how they try to excel in their education.

The closing ceremony was graced by Chief Minister, Datuk Seri Shafie Apdal accompanied by Sabah Education and Innovation Minister, Datuk Dr Yusof Yakob.

 
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New Sabah Times