National wushu coach Li Hui (C) and national wushu exponents pose with their medals during the 3rd China-ASEAN Wushu Festival in China yesterday. Courtesy of Li Hui
THE national wushu team continued their medal rush at the 3rd China-ASEAN Wushu Festival in China after capturing another two gold, four silver and two bronze medals yesterday.
It brought their total two-day haul to four gold, eight silver and four bronze medals at the Dec 4-9 competition in Liuzhou, Guangxi.
Brothers Md Sufi Shayiran and Mohd Adi Salihin Roslan won the gold medals in the nandao (southern sword) and nangun (southern staff) events respectively.
The silver medals were courtesy of Majdurano Joel in the nangun event, Ericsson Bong in the daoshu (sword) event, Koh Yun C in the nanquan (southern fist) event and Basma Lachkar in the changquan (long fist) event.
Hosea Wong won bronze in the taiji jian event while the other was through Amelia Chan Yi Xin in the changquan event.
The team had started off their campaign on Sunday which saw Sufi win gold in the nanquan event and his younger brother Mohd Adi Sya'rani Roslan finishing at the top of the podium in the changquan event.
Silver medals were won by Bong in the changquan event, Mohd Adi Salihan in the nanquan event and Basma in the jianshu (swordplay) event.
The duo of Joel and Chan delivered bronze medals in the nanquan and jianshu events respectively.
Prior to leaving on Friday, national coach Li Hui said he was using the festival as an eye opener for his up and coming athletes and as preparation for SUKMA (Malaysia Games) next year.