The Borneo Post November 28, 2016 Kota Kinabalu: Jesselton College athletes showed their prowess by winning the MASISWA Games for Sabah Zone which ended at the YS Futsal Arena here yesterday. A haul of four gold and silver medals propelled Jesselton College to the top of the final medal standings, beating 16 other private institutions […]

The Borneo Post

November 28, 2016

JC Masiswa

Kota Kinabalu: Jesselton College athletes showed their prowess by winning the MASISWA Games for Sabah Zone which ended at the YS Futsal Arena here yesterday. A haul of four gold and silver medals propelled Jesselton College to the top of the final medal standings, beating 16 other private institutions of higher learning.

Jesselton College bagged three of the gold medals from the badminton competition with Evangeline Hu and Penny Tan in inspirational form. Hu won the women’s singles before partnering Tan to the women’s doubles title. Tan also had two titles to her name when she bagged the mixed doubles title with Kevin Goh.

Jesselton College other gold was from the tenpin bowling competition where Dzul Fitrey won the men’s individual top placing. The Silver was from Nelson Kwok Chun Shen and Jacky Liong Yong Jie in the men’s doubles. Meanwhile, Sidma College finished second overall with three medals each for the gold, silver and bronze while Asia Tourism International College settled for the third with three gold, two silver and three bronze medals.

Universiti College Sabah Foundation (UCSF) hosted the three-day event where eight sports were contested with 19 Gold Medals up for grabs. Among the objectives of the Games were to select athletes to represent the state to the national level Games. Sabah Sports Board Chairman Datuk Louis Rampas presented the prizes to the winners at the closing ceremony, where he represented Youth and Sports Minister Datuk Tawfiq Abu Bakar Titingan. Also present were UCSF Management and Entrepreneurship Faculty dean, Alan Lim, MASISWA deputy President, Prof. Madya Dr. Nor Hisyam Hamid, and programme director of Sabah Zone MASISWA Games, Morsede Mohamad.

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