30 Dec World Arm Wrestling Champion coming to Kuching on Jan 19
KUCHING – World arm wrestling champion, Devon Larrat from British Columbia in Canada is coming to Kuching City in conjunction with the Premier 101 International Arm Wrestling Tournament 2018 to be held at Premier 101 Square of Jalan Tun Jugah on January 19 and 20.
Larrat, who is a former member of the Canadian Special Forces, is the current championship title holder of “Left and Right-Arm World Wrestling League 2017” in Heavyweight division and the “Left Arm Wars 2017 in the Super Heavyweight division.
A seminar on arm wrestling will be organised on January 18 while the referee’s course is scheduled on the next day at the Premier 101 Gym.
According to Sarawak Armsport Association (Sasa), Larrat who is a professional arm wrestler had also been invited to a seminar on arm wrestling to locals who is keen to take up the sports and to hone their talents further.
A total of RM31,300 in cash prizes will be up for grabs in the eight categories for the Premier 101 Arm Wrestling Tournament which will be divided into Men’s 85 kg and above, 75 – 85 kg, 75 kg and below, Left-handed 80 kg and above, Left-handed 80 kg and below, Amateur 75 kg and above, Amateur 75 kg and below and Women Open.
Minister for Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah is expected to officiate the opening ceremony on the evening of Jan 19.