KUANTAN, April 12 (Bernama) -- Pahang won the second national silat olahraga team championship here today, beating Selangor 3-2.
Twenty other teams participated in the championship, including from 12 states, the Kuala Lumpur and Labuan Federal Territories, Pesaka Malaysia and Thailand, Singapore and Brunei.
In the Pahang format silat seni competition, Perguruan Seni Silat Cekak Harimau Pahang emerged first followed by Perguruan Gerak Silat Lian Malaysia and Pertubuhan Seni Silat Gayung Laksamana Malaysia Temerloh.
When closing the meet, Sultan Ahmad Shah of Pahang expressed satisfaction with the achievements of the Pahang contingent.
It was appropriate that Pahang, a state rich in Malay heritage, be at the forefront of efforts to promote the Malay art of self-defence, he said.
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