12 Jan BATU KAWAH SPARTAN FREE COMMUNITY WORKOUT
Batu Kawah, 9th January 2021
With the New Year of 2021 Sarawak Sports Corporation in collaboration with Kuching Fitness Association organised a Spartan Free Community Workout in support of the Batu Kawah Community.
Kuching Fitness Association President Carter Wei said that “This event is to bring awareness to the importance of Health and Fitness, especially during these difficult times. The importance of health and fitness couldn’t be more paramount for our communities.”
The event was conducted with following the strict SOPs set by Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC), with social distancing, sanitising and the wearing of mask at all times adhered to. All equipment used was sanitised after each heat during the challenge and participants were limited to less than 60 people.
The Spartan Community workout was a fitness challenge that required participants to perform 100 box jump/step overs as fast as possible. The height of the box was set to 20 inch for women and 24 inch for men. The eventual winners was first place Zulqamain Zaidin with a time of 2:55 followed by second place Hardy Bin Suntol at 3:24 and in 3rd place with a time of 3:28 was Kelvin Kuan.
The winners were presented with prizes by the Chief Minister’s Political Secretary Mr. Tan Kai representing Batu Kawah state assemblyman Dato Sri Dr Sim Kui Hian. During the prize giving ceremony, strict SOP was adhered to, where no physical contact was made and social distancing was adhered to. Also present was CEO of Sarawak Sports Corporation Dr Ong Kong Swee.