KOTA KINABALU – SJK ( C ) Yick Nam won the track and field event of district state sports council (MSSD) KK with two gold and two silver medal.
SK Likas became the first runner-up with two gold medal, one silver medal and two bronze medal. The second runner-up was SK Tebobon gained two gold medal, with one medal of silver and bronze.
The sport event was joined by 51 primary schools from Indonesia and Malaysia. It was organised by KK district education office, school principals and teachers from KK district with PLC (5) team.
Track and field sport event that was organized were high jump, shot put, long jump, and running event of 80metres (m) hurdles, 100m, 200m, 4x100m and 4x200m.
SJK St. James won first place for 4x100m with second place for SJK Shan Tao and third place for SK. Tebobon in female category. For male category, SJK Yick Nam won first place and both SK Kepayan and SK Likas became second and third place.
In the female category for 4x200m, SK Tebobon beat SJK Shan Tao and SRK St Catherine, while SK Pomotod grabbed second and third place, each.
Meanwhile, SK Malawa beat SK Likas and SRK Sacred Heart.
This sports event have been held 47th times; this year it was themed “Sukan Pemangkin Kecemerlangan” with its main aim being in order to discover new talents to be trained into sport international level.- By Saila Saidie/Sayangsabah