National Youth Muay Thai Championship: “Sabah meet gold target”
Published on: Wednesday, July 20, 2022
By: GL Oh
Kota Kinabalu: The Sabah Sukma Muay Thai athletes achieved their target at the National Youth Muay Thai Championship held in Kuantan, Pahang last weekend. They brought home the three gold medals as targeted by Sabah Muay Thai Association in addition to three more silvers and one bronze. The gold medals were delivered by Vireen Teo (women’s 48kg), Eva Anastasia Warren (women’s 51kg) and Shah Aryan Shazam (men’s 51kg).
The silver medals came from Areen Khan Shazam (men’s 48kg), the men’s pairing of Dariss Muzamil and Thien Zhi Cheng as well as the women’s duo of Myra Arina Roslan and Yan Jia Chi in the Mae Mai Muay Thai event, while the bronze medal was won by Kenny Jafili (men’s 71kg). President Nazri Abd Razak said apart from the success by the Sukma athletes, they also did well in the youth and kids categories with a total haul of nine gold, three silver and two bronze medals. “Our athletes’ encouraging performance not only lifted their spirit to train even harder for the coming Sukma Games and the Sabah Games, but also future state and national championships.
“The association would like to thank all the athletes, coaches and parents for their hard work, commitment and support for the successful outing,” he said on Tuesday. Sabah were represented by 12 Sukma athletes and 20 youth and kids for the competition and they were led by head coach Cyrille Dhillon Tahing and coaches Vallerio Gumbillai, Muhammad Ajman Ajmain, Ranjit Singh Maan, Mardiana Maulana and Rozaimy Ahad.
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