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Pencak Silat Final

Sunday, November 30, 2008

After day two, Brunei bagged 4 gold, 3 silver, 4 bronze from the Pencak Silat, where 48 medals were put to stake. Three categories will resumes this morning which will begins with Awaluddin – S. Sulawesi vs M. Agus Hayatullah from S. Kalimantan for ‘A’ Class men category. Followed by the ‘B’ class women category will saw Faizawati Rahdar from S. Sulawesi Vs Sainah Rahman of Sarawak. The final events will be the Brunei ‘B’ athletes Md Azmi Dzulkifli vs Ahmad Jayadi from S. Sulawesi for ‘B’ class men category.

Today 30th December will remarks the final day for the 6th BIMP-EAGA Firendship Games in Brunei Darussalam. All the 7 competitives event will resume where most of the games will enter its final rounds. Listed below would be the schedule games for today:-

  1. Badminton will be started as early as 8.30 in the morning at the Indoor Stadium
  2. Four games will be played for Futsal events. The first game is expected to commence by 8am. Venue would be Multi-Purpose Hall, Hassanal Bolkiah National Sports Complex, Berakas.
  3. Athletics final events will be held at track and field, Hassanal Bolkiah National Sports Complex, Berakas.
  4. The most events that Brunei hopes on bagging more medals is Pencak Silat. Kick-off at 9am, todays events would presents the final round for all categories, where expected to be completed by 2pm.
  5. For Aquatics event, there will be only swimming left to be contested today with 8 categories in the final round. 400m men/women Freestyles, 100m men/women butterfly, 50m men/women freestyle, 4 x 100m men Individual Medly and 4 x 100m women individual Medley.
  6. Sepak Takraw will be held at Sungai Kebun Sports Complex. Contesting 2 events, Regu & Double for the final round. First game would be started at 9am.
  7. Then the team competition for Tenis should begins at 9am at tenis centre Hassanal Bolkiah National Sports Complex, Berakas.
As for the closing ceremony would be held at the Indoor Stadium by 4pm. The stadium is open to public to give the morale supports. The Honourable Pehin Orang Kaya Setia Pahlawan Dato Seri Setia Dr Awang Haji Ahmad bin Haji Jumat, Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports, Brunei Darussalam will be the guest of Honour to officially ended the game before handed game flag to the next game host nation.


Saturday, November 29, 2008

For today, only manage to cover the Futsal and Badminton events at Multi-Purpose Hall and Indoor Stadium, Hassanal Bolkiah National Sports Complex at Berakas respectively.

For the Group A, Brunei Team 'B' beat Sarawak 8-7 at the preliminary round. The Brunei Team 'A' easily through to the quarter final after thrashing Sabah 12-2.
Brunei Team 'A' being brief by coach

Sabah TeamBrunei Team A thrash Sabah 12-2

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While for the Brunei badminton, the team failed to proceed to the next level after beaten 3-0 to the Indonesian group.
Jaspar Yu & Ak Halim

Indoor Stadium

Inside Indoor Stadium

Thursday, November 27, 2008

Less than 24 hours before the games started, I was physically inside the house again to accompany friend and finalize some unfinished duty with regards to the game preparations. Got some chances to snap some shots and might be worth sharing here..'sorry for the pic's quality, im only armed with HTC Diamond'. Here we go....

main entrancemedal tally table



The big up-coming sports event in the state will be the Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines-East Asean Growth Area (BIMP-EAGA) Friendship Games. The game will commenced on Friday, 28 November 2008 with the opening ceremony to be held at the Indoor Stadium, Berakas in the morning.

Held every two years, for the 6th edition, Brunei was given the honor to host the festive as a first time. Seven games will be contested namely athletics, aquatic sports (swimming and diving), badminton, futsal, pencak silat, sepak takraw and tennis.

Our nation will be represented by 67 and 56 aheletes from the 'A' and 'B' team respectively.

As for other participants, Central Sulawesi, South Sulawesi, East Kalimantan, South Kalimantan, Papua and West Papua will presenting Indonesia.

Malaysia will be sending contingents from Sabah, Sarawak and the Federal Territory of Labuan, while The Philippines will be sending athletes from Mindanao & Palawan.

Where else for the invitational team throughout the three days event, Australia will be represented by the Northern Territory itself.

In total 240 medals will be put on the stake. 76 gold, 76 silver and 78 bronze medals for individuals events, where other 3 gold & silver as well as 4 bronze will be contested in team events.

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