Sarawak victorious in men’s indoor volleyball at Sukma XX after 12-year wait

Sarawak's men's and women's volleyball squads hold up their medals after winning gold and bronze respectively at Sukma 2022. Photo credit: Ukas

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KUCHING, Sept 24: The Sarawakian team has been crowned the indoor volleyball champs at the 20th Malaysia Games (Sukma) after a 12-year wait.

According to a news report from Sarawak Public Communication Unit (Ukas) today, the jubilant moment was recorded at the Shah Alam MBSA Hall following the success of Sarawak’s men’s team defeating Selangor 3-2 after a dramatic five-set match.

Sarawak started well by winning the first set with 27-25 points, but Selangor took the second set with a 24-26 points win.


Selangor continue its winning momentum by taking the third set with 25-23 points, but was countered by Sarawak in the fourth when the latter won with 25-23 points.

During the final set, Sarawak’s team orchestrated skillful plays against their opponent and won the game with 16-14 points.

Following that, the team’s captain, Ranjit Ramu was also named the Most Valuable Player (MVP) of Sukma 2022.

Meanwhile, Sarawak women’s volleyball squad finished the competition with a bronze medal after defeating Kuala Lumpur in the third and fourth place decider on Thursday (Sept 22). — DayakDaily