KANGAR, June 3 (Bernama) -- Daeng Dessy Dhabita Dahasry delivered the second gold medal in lawn bowls for hosts Perlis in the 17th Malaysia Games (Sukma) at the Lawn Bowls Oval, Tuanku Syed Putra Sports Complex here Tuesday.
Daeng Dessy Dhabita and partner Syafiqa Haidar Afif Abdul Rahman defeated Fatin Aqilah Amran and Siti Solehah Halim from Sabah 15-12 in the final of the women's pairs event. The bronze was shared by the pairs of Norasyikin Yusoff/Nurjihan Mohamad (Penang) and Nur Ain Nabilah Tarmizi/Nur Atiqah Hassan (Federal Territories) respectively.
"I did not win any medals at the last Sukma in Pahang. After seeing my younger brother win gold in the men's singles earlier, I was determined to win the gold here," Daeng Dessy Dhabita told Bernama.
On Thursday, her brother Daeng Dhahyry had won the gold medal and together with the one won by his sister brought to two the number of gold medals won by the hosts.
In the women's Triples, Terengganu defeated Melaka 12-13 for the gold while the silver was shared by Perak and Selangor.....