Two UUM Pencak Silat exponents, Muhammad Fahil Syarifi and Natasha Adilah Mohamed, both won gold medals in Putera and Puteri (single category).
Muhammad Fahil defeated Universitas Muhammadiyah Sumatera Utara (UMSU) Indonesia’s Itqom Fahmi Syair with 440 points while Natasha Adilah collected 445 points after she defeated Ayu Lestari, also the UMSU exponent.
In addition, the UUM Pencak Silat exponents for Putera (double category), Nik Mohamad Amirul Fikrie Zulkifli and Nik Muhammad Alimi Nik Mohd Azahari as well as Puteri (double category) Natasha Adilah Mohamed and Siti Norzaleha Abdullah won silver medals.
Meanwhile, the UUM men’s basketball team won the bronze medal while UMSU won gold and silver medal won by USM.
A total of six sports events held during the varsity carnival including badminton, football, tennis, volleyball, basketball and pencak silat.
UUM, USM, Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP) and Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) representing Malaysian contingents in addition to four universities from both Thailand and Indonesian contingents.
Translated by Nurul Nazifah Mat Noh
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