GEORGE TOWN, April 16 (Bernama) -- The CSC Penang International Windsurfing Championships 2014 to be held here from April 25 to 27, has attracted 55 local and foreign windsurfers.
Tournament adviser James Low said the closing date for entries was supposed to be on March 25 but the organisers had decided to extend the date until Friday to give more participants an opportunity to join the event.
"We hope more young aspiring windsurfers will seize the opportunity to participate in the championships," he told reporters here today.
Low who is also the Penang Sailing Association president said the programme organised by the state sports council would be a platform for SUKMA athletes to test their mettle before heading to Perlis next month.
He added that more than 20 windsurfers from the SUKMA team in Perak, Kedah and Terengganu will be among those competing in the six categories contested.....