17 December 2008


KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 17 (Bernama) -- Malaysian silat exponents put up a scintillating display to win two gold and two bronze from silat at the Asean University Games 2008 at Dewan Tunku Chancellor, Universiti Malaya today.

Sakilah Sapar and her sister, Salihah made it a family affairs when they lifted the gold by scoring 561 points in women's ganda puteri by defeating Herdayani and Eka Murdiati (Indonesia).

Mohd Azahar Che Abdullah and Mohd Faizul Sarif contributed another gold in men's ganda putera when they also collected 561 points to beat Dedi Sefiah and Rhandika Asiani Wijaya (Indonesia).

Radiah Hassan, who collected 466 points in women's tunggal puteri event had to settle for bronze.

Kurnita Rahayuni (Indonesia) won gold while Thi Thao Vu (Vietnam) silver in the event.

Emy Latip contributed another bronze for Malaysia in women's class D after losing to Thi Phuong Anh Nguyen (Vietnam) in the semi-final.

In men's tunggal putra, Viet Anh (Vietnam) won gold, I Gusti Ngurah(Indonesia) silver and Mohammed Noor Firdaus (Singapore) bronze. Abdul Rahim Talib (Malaysia) went home empty handed.

Sourced from http://www.accessmylibrary.com/coms2/summary_0286-36134756_ITM

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