2 Gold Medals for UMP
Team UMP won its first two gold medals on August 12, beating the rest of the opponents in individual and group category in fishing tournament.
Tuan Mohd Haffiz Tuan Ahmad, Saiful Kamaluddin Mazakir @Lokman, Azahar Mohd Yasin, Hairilamri Ibrahim, Nashrul Izwadey Abdul Rahman and Mohd Nazri Jaafar defeated the IIUM and UKM with the total catch weighing up to 14.91kg. IIUM won the second place with a 12.1kg while UKM came in third with 11.05 kg.
Pingat emas milik UMP bagi kategori individu dimenangi oleh Hairilamri Ibrahim yang berjaya membawa naik seekor ikan keli seberat 2.13 kilogram. Manakala pingat perak dimenangi Mohd Rozam Abdul Wahab dari Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT) dan pingat gangsa diraih oleh Zaafar Zakaria dari Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) dengan ikan keli seberat 0.95 kg.
Gold medal for individual category won by Hairilamri Ibrahim from Universiti Malaysia Pahang with his catch, a catfish weighing 2.13kg. Second place goes to Mohd Rozam Abdul Wahab from Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT) while Zaafar Zakaria from Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) came in third with 0.95kg.
Manager of Industry Partnership & Community Relation Department, Mr. Mohd Raizalhilmy Mohd Rais was invited to give away the prizes yesterday.
Fishing is the first ever sport to be held in SUKUM this year and was participated by nearly 60 contestants from 11 universities. The participants were from Universiti Tun Hussien Onn Malaysia (UTHM), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia(UTM), Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin (UniSZA), Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (UPSI), Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) and Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP).