KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 15 (Bernama) -- Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) were today crowned silat champions of the second Malaysian Institution of Higher Learning Games (SUKIPT) with a collection of six gold and two bronze medals.
The six gold medals clinched by UiTM were in men's class C(55-60kg category), men's class E (65-70kg), men's class G (75-80kg), men's free class (85kg and above), women's class C (55-60kg) and women's class D (60-65kg).
Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (UPSI) were the runners-up in the overall silat medal tally with three gold, four silver and four bronze medals while the spot place went to Sabah Community College with two gold and one bronze medals.
National silat exponent, Mohamed Fikry Mohamed Noh of UPSI who won the gold in men's class A (45-50kg) was elated with his achievement today.
"I am pleased with my performance and will look towards joining many more tournaments. However this year, I will only be participating in national championships.....