19 December 2002


PENANG, Dec 19 (Bernama) -- Malaysia today won their first medals in the World Silat Championship here by clinching a silver and a bronze in the Silat Seni (artistic) events.

Rina Juliana Adnan, Helena Nama Payon Nadus and Norshaniza Azizan had the honour of winning the country's first medal, in the women's trios event.

They collected 459 points to match Indonesia's Suryani, Pudji Dwi Riyanti and Mila Lusiana, but the Indonesians were awarded the silver on a technical countback.

The gold went to Vietnam's Nguyen Hong Nhung, Nguyen Hai Yen and Ly Thi Kim on 463 points.

Shalina Abdul Ghafar and Noorsyahidda Wagi Abdul Sani then went one step further to win a silver for Malaysia in the women's pairs event with 563 points.

The event was won by Vietnam's Nguyen Hong Nhung and Nguen Hai Yen with 565 points while the bronze went to Indonesia's Rida Malinda and Yuliana Fatimah with 550 points.



Men's Solo

1.Eko Wahyudi (INA) (462)

2.Nguyen Viet Anh (VIE) (460)

3.Mohamad Zahid Saaban (SIN) (452)

Women's Trios

1.Nguyen Hong Nhung/Nguyen Hai Yen/Ly Thi Kim (VIE) (463)

2.Suryani/Pudji Dwi Riyanti/Mila Lusiana (INA) (459)

3.Rina Juliana Adnan/Helena Nama Nadus Payon/Norshaniza Azizan (MAS) (459)

Women's Pairs

1.Nguyen Hong Nhung/Nguyen Hai Yen (VIE) (565)

2.Shalina Abdul Ghafar/Noorsyahidda Wagi Abdul Sani (MAS) (563)

3.Rida Malinda/Yuliana Fatimah (INA) (550)


Women's D (60-65kg):

Trinh Thi Nga (VIE) bt Penforn Sangmukda (THA) (5-0)

Rodelyn Arlante (PHI) bt Emy Latif (MAS) (3-2)

Men's C (55-60kg):

Mohamad Zulfakar Mohd Ramli (SIN) bt Dulnuan (PHI) (technical)

Jako Suprihanto (INA) bt Le Bang Truang (VIE) (5-0)

Men's A (45-50kg):

Abdul Abdul Karim (INA) bt Abg Erdie Fauzerul Abg Fauzan (MAS) (5-0)

Men's B (50-55kg):

Luftan Budi.S (INA) bt Tin Oo (MYA) (4-1)

Nguyen Thuy (VIE) bt Miftah Cae Wae (THA) (5-0)

Men's G (75-80kg):

Nguyen Hun Long (VIE) bt Alfred Neef (NED) (4-1)

Mohamad Zuber Ismail (MAS) bt Jason Davis (UK) (5-0)

Men's H (80-85kg):

Mohamad Imran Abdul Rahman (SIN) bt Azhar Ahmad (MAS) (3-2)

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