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Shahrin retain BMC crown


BINTULU: Defending champion Shahrin Amir of SBS Giant Malaysia emerged the winner in the men’s open category (35km/10 laps) of Borneo Mountain Bike Challenge (BMC) 2012 which was held at Taman Tumbina Bintulu yesterday.

Second and third places went to former champion Muhd Raihan Abd Aziz from Brunei Darussalam and Jamri Johari of Endurance Team respectively.

Meanwhile Laurel Laurisen Adrian of Corbusier and Addy Ammin Syahriman from Bintulu came in fourth and fifth places respectively.

In the women’s open category (10.5km/3 laps), national cyclist Junaidah Juss from MSN Arus Polygon was crowned as the champion beating her teammates Rosnina Minggu and Caroline George also from MSN Arus Polygon who grabbed the second and third places respectively.

In the junior (20 years-old and below) category (24.5km/ 7 laps), Sukma gold medallist Addy Ammin Syahriman emerged the champion.

In the Men’s master (35 years-old and above), the first place went to Supian Nor (Corbusier) while second and third places went to Nor Effandy Rosli (Cycle Tech) and Chai Kong Yong (3GX) respectively.

Bintulu closed category was won by Sulvester Ding (3GX). Second and third places went to Mohd Hamka Alimin (TRC) and Abu Bakar Medin (TCC Bintulu) respectively.

The tournament was organised by Malaysian National Cycling Federation in collaboration with Bintulu Resident’s Office and Bintulu Development Authority.

Officiating at the closing and prize giving ceremony was Senator Datuk Pau Chiong Ung. Also present was Bintulu Development Authority general manager Datu Mohidin Ishak.



Bodybuilding Challenge Cup offer big cash prizes

MUSCLEMEN CONTEST: Ling (seated right) and his committee members pose with the champions trophies and medals of the Bintulu Farley Bodybuilding Challenge Cup 2012.

BINTULU: Entries are still open for the Bintulu Farley Bodybuilding Challenge Cup 2012 scheduled to be held on September 15 here.

The competition is divided into two categories namely the 65kg and below lightweight category and the 65kg and above heavyweight category.

“I called on local bodybuilders to take part in the event as it offers attractive prizes. The competition is  jointly organised by Albert Gym and Farley Mini Market with entry fee of only RM35 per person. Closing date is on August 31,” said organising chairman Albert Ling.

The champion will receive RM1,500 cash plus trophy, hamper and health products while second and third place winners will receive RM1,000 and RM500 respectively.

Winners of each of the two categories will be entitled to compete in the ‘Champion of Champions’ category which offer prizes worth RM1,000 and trophies.

“The Sarawak open category will also be contested which offer cash prize of RM2,000 and trophy for the champion. Second and third place winners will get RM1,500 and RM1,000 respectively,” said Ling.

Those interested to participate can obtain entry forms from Farley Mini Market or call Ling at 019-8159709 and Liu Sze How at 016-8885696.




Bintulu Regatta 2012 – Now open for entries

Bintulu Regatta 2012 – Now open for entries.