Brothers Md Adi Salihin and Md
Adi Sya'rani completed the
men's Group C changquan (long
fist) event in 12th and 15th
Picture: Courtesy of Li Hui
Brunei didn't manage to add to their tally on the second day of the 7th Asian Wushu Junior Championships in the Philippines yesterday.
Ang Guat Lian, who bagged a bronze medal in the taijiquan (taiji fist) event on Thursday, finished sixth in women's taijijian (taiji double-edged sword) event at the Makati Coliseum.
Brothers Md Adi Salihin and Md Adi Sya'rani completed the men's Group C changquan (long fist) event in 12th and 15th positions respectively.
Dk Nur Wardinna Pg Hj Aji finished in 16th place out of 25 athletes in the women's Group C changquan event.
The other two brothers Md Sufi Shayiran and Md Safiee Shayferan Roslan as well as Batrisyia Ripian are the other Bruneians at the August 8-11 biennial competition.
The team have been training year-long and underwent six sessions per week during Ramadhan.
National wushu coach Li Hui also said that the display by his charges have been good so far at the competition.
Brunei returned with one gold medal in the previous edition in Shanghai, China, two years ago after the duo of Lee YingShi and Karyn Ho Chia Yin claimed gold in the duilian (duo sparring with broadsword and spear) event.
The Sultanate is joined by hosts the Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, and Vietnam from the Southeast Asia region vying for top honours in the tournament.
The other countries in the tournament are Afghanistan, China, Chinese-Taipei, Hong Kong, India, Iran, Iraq, Japan, Kazakhstan, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Macau, Nepal and Uzbekistan.
According to CBS-CBN News, powerhouse China are leading the way in the standings with a haul of four gold and one silver medals after 23 events completed.
Macau are in second with three gold, two silver and one bronze while Malaysia are third with three gold, one silver and four bronze medals.