11 Oct Over 30,000 for State-level Hari Sukan Negara (HSN) 2017
BINTULU: Over 30,000 participants from all over the state are expected to take part in the state-level National Sports Day (HSN) programme which is officiated by Assistant Minister of Youths and Sports Sarawak, YB Datuk Snowdan Lawan at Bintulu Civic Centre on 14 October. The minister also flagged off the 10km, 5km and 2.5km running events held in conjunction with this year’s HSN.
Among the activities lined up for the two-day event are aerobics, 21km fun ride, traditional sports, aerobathon, nine-a-side football, sepak takraw, skate challenge, netball, rugby, PS Fifa 17 and archery. For the aerobics workout, those who register before 7am will be entitled for a lucky draw session.
Among the prizes for the lucky draw are Modenas MR1 worth RM5,000, Garmin Forerunner GPS Sports watch worth RM2,500, Garmin Vivoactive HR Smart watch worth RM1,200 and more than 50 prizes all together to be won. National athletes including Pandelela Rinong, fellow diver Traisy Vivien Tukiet, and wushu ace Loh Jack Chang were among the popular sports icon joining the celebration.
The National Sports Day is a government initiative to promote healthy living among Malaysians and this year’s state-level programme is jointly organised by Sarawak Youths and Sports Department (JBS), Bintulu Resident’s Office, Ministry of Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youths and Sports and Youths and Sports Bintulu in collaboration with other relevant government agencies.