Sarawak will continue to support sports tourism activities

Snowdan (sixth right from front) and other participants giving the thumbs up at the inaugural functional fittest competition held last weekend.

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KUCHING, Jan 11: Sarawak will continue to support sports tourism-related activities now that the State is gradually opening after two years due to the Movement Control Order (MCO) posed by the Covid-19 pandemic, says Assistant Minister of Tourism, Creative Industry and Performing Arts Datuk Snowdan Lawan.

He said this when officiating at the first-ever functional fittest competition popularly themed Borneo Fittest 2021 at Damai Central over the weekend.

Snowdan represented Minister of Tourism, Creative Industry and Performing Arts Dato Sri Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah at the event.


Meanwhile, Borneo Fittest 2021, the first of its kind held in Borneo, had six categories.

A participant at the Borneo Fittest 2021.

They are the Women Scale, Men Scale, Women Open, Men Open, Women Team and Men Team with prizes totalling RM5,000 up for grab.

The Kuching Fitness Association event organiser, Carter Wei, said he was happy that the event received good feedback throughout Malaysia.

He hoped the event could be held annually or more often and become more popular in the future with continued support from the government. — DayakDaily