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3rd Triathlon Brunei 2009

Saturday, February 28, 2009

The 3rd Triathlon Brunei Darussalam will be held on Sunday, 1st March 2009. As for the previously done, the course for the competition will be started at the Serasa beach, Brunei and Muara district as early as 7 in the morning.

The first discipline of the said endurance challanges sport will be 1,500 meters swimming along the allocated Serasa beach.

From there, the participants will have to reach their bicycle for the 40 kilometer cycling. The course will be leaving the beach towards Brunei Muara-Tutong highway, passing the University of Brunei Darussalam. Follwing the route, they should pass the Hassanal Bolkiah highway unto the airport and passing the Old Airport heading to the National Stadium for the finishing line.

The last race for the tournament will be another 10 kilometer. Running towards Sultan Omar Ali Saifudin. Passing the school, they will run back towards the stadium for the final finishing line.

An expected duration for the whole endurance will be just under 4 hours. The Brunei Triathlon is a standard olympic format.

Aberdeen Brunei Senior Masters 2009

Monday, February 16, 2009

Brunei Darussalam will be eyed by more than 40 countries throughout the world for the Brunei Aberdeen Senior Masters 2009, which is to be held at The Empire and Country Club. The 5 days competition will be held between 25th February and schedule to end on 1st March. US$400,000 will be put on the stake for the Golf Tour Title.

The major sponsor for the game is Aberdeen Asset Management for the namely European Seniors Tour event in Brunei Darussalam.

Amongst the players will be Sandy Lyle, Bernard Gallacher & Sam Torrance.

10 Months To The 25th Sea Games

Wednesday, February 11, 2009

His Royal Highness Prince Haji Sufri Bolkiah, The President of the Brunei Darussalam National Olympic Council (BNOC), held a meeting last saturday, 7 Feb 2009 with regards to the progress of the Sultanate's athletes for the 2009 Laos Southeast Asian (SEA) Games.

The 25th SEA Games will be held in Vientiane, Laos from Dec 12-21 this year. From the meeting last november, the host nation council stated that, 25 sports would be contested in the tournament.

The main aim of the meeting which was held at the Meeting Room of the Hassanal Bolkiah National Stadium discussed on the athletes performances and their selection process. No athlestes has been confirmed for the Laos Games yet, but it is stated that no representative from table tennis and weight-lifting will be going for the tournament, due to their games standard.

The meeting were also attended by Pehin Orang Kaya Setia Pahlawan Dato Seri Setia Dr Hj Ahmad Hj Jumat, the Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports, officials from the ministry as well as representatives of 17 local sports associations. As for the record from the last tournament in Korat, Thailand, from 57 athletes competing in 12 sports, our contingents bagged one gold, one silver and four bronze medals.

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