Temburong - A `Pencak Silat' competition was held at the Community Hall of Kampung Rataie National Housing Plan yesterday, as one of the many programmes held by the Temburong District in conjunction with His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam 64th birthday celebrations.
It was organised by the Brunei Darussalam Pencak Silat Association (PERSIB).
A silat presentation was performed by invited youths from `Pesilatan Terjurus Sembilan' from Limbang and was headed by their leader, Affendi Haji Suhaili, who further enlivened the competition by performing the Silat Helang Putih'.
Omar Ali Aziz Haji Ismail won the champion for the Pencak Silat Cekak category while Khairul Fitri Abd Wahab won the Silat Kuntau category. Nurul Amal Mazidah emerged as the young champion for the Silat Kuntau category.
The guest of honour, Haji Afero Eswandi Haji Mohammad in his capacity as the Acting Assistant Temburong District Officer, was on hand to present prizes to the winners.
Written by Hj Md Said Arshad
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