Sarawak’s petanque stars shine at SEA Games

KUCHING: Sarawak’s national petanque champions, Nur Durratul Iffah Yazid, 21, and Akhtar Sahuqi Aini Mohd Dom, 16, won a bronze medal at the 32nd SEA Games 2023 in Cambodia. 

The young athletes expressed their satisfaction and pride, as they did not expect to win medals and bring recognition to the country at the prestigious biennial event. 

Nur Durratul Iffah claimed bronze in the women’s individual category, while Akhtar Sahuqi Aini secured bronze in the mixed triple category. 

Despite not achieving gold, both athletes remain determined for future tournaments. 

The success of these athletes serves as evidence of Sarawak’s petanque development progress, bringing joy to the Sarawak Sports Corporation. 

Nur Durratul Hikmah Yazit also represented the country but did not win a medal, finishing fifth in the women’s individual category.

Source : New Sarawak Tribune

Sarawak Sports Corporation