Sarawak bags 2 gold, 3 silver, 1 bronze in gymnastics, shooting at Sukma XX

Sarawakian gymnast Ally Hamuda Abdullah (centre) shares gold with Penang's Ng Chun Chen (left) in the Men's Ring category. Photo credit: Ukas

KUCHING, Sept 20: Sarawak’s artistic gymnastics team win one gold, one silver and one bronze at the Malaysia Games 2022 (Sukma XX) in Kuala Lumpur yesterday (Sept 19).

According to a report by Sarawak Public Communications Unit (Ukas), Ally Hamuda Abdullah won the gold medal through the Men’s Ring event, sharing the title with Ng Chun Chen from Penang after both collected 12.867 points.

Meanwhile, Audrey Jude Rendih Alexander secured the silver medal through the Women’s Vault event after Perak’s Yeap Kang Xian won gold while Penang’s Zarith Imaan Khalid won bronze.

Sarawak’s bronze medal was contributed by Cassandra Lavigne Shelden through the Women’s Uneven Bars event, after Penang and Kuala Lumpur bagged the gold and silver medals respectively.

The gymnastics event, which offered 14 gold medals, commenced from Saturday (Sept 17) until yesterday (Sept 19).

The trio won gold for Sarawak in the Women’s 50m Rifle Prone (team) event at Sukma XX. Photo credit: Ukas

In a separate report, Ukas also informed that Sarawak bagged one gold and two silver medals in shooting.

The State’s shooting trio Selina Sim Shu Siang, Siti Nur Aisyah Mazlan and Daphanie Adrienne Steven won the gold medal in the Women’s 50m Rifle Prone (team) event with a score of 1,744 yesterday (Sept 19).

The trio defeated the Negeri Sembilan team who scored 1,741 to take silver while Penang secured bronze with 1,731 points.

Siti Nur Aisyah Mazlan also won a silver medal in the Women’s 50m Rifle Prone (individual) event while Mohd Haziq Fadhil won silver in the Men’s 10m Air Rifle (individual).

As of 2.10pm today, the unofficial results saw Sarawak ranked sixth among the 15 contingents with a total of 11 gold, 17 silver and 21 bronze.

Johor is sitting comfortably at the top of the list with 38 gold, leaving Terengganu behind with 21 gold, followed by Federal Territory (20), Penang (18) and Sabah (16). — DayakDaily