UKM Hospital Emerge Champs In Sports Between Clusters
By Asmahanim Amir
Pix Abd Raai Osman dan Izwan Azman
BANGI, 1 July 2016 – The Chancellor Tuanku Muhriz Hospital (HCTM) has emerged overall champion of the 2016 Sports Staff between The National University of Malaysia (UKM) Clusters, winning eight gold, four silver and three bronze medals.
The HCTM staff took home RM1, 000 cash and a trophy.
Second place went to the Science team, which garnered six gold, five silver and five bronze medals, winning RM750 in cash.
Meanwhile the Administration team took third with three gold, four silver and two bronze medals.
The cluster received prize money of RMM500.
For the parade event, the Administration team was crowned the winner with 200 marks, leaving the Health and Service teams at second and third places respectively.
The winner of the parade received RM1, 500 cash and a trophy.
A total of 24 events were competed including athletics, tenpin bowling, netball, volleyball, tennis, chess, golf, squash, sepak takraw, darts, carom, and lawn bowls.
Vice Chancellor Prof Datuk Dr Noor Azlan Ghazali in his speech at the awards ceremony described staff spots as a preparation for the Higher Education Sports (SUKIPT) tournament to be held at University Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM).
Besides that, he said the objective is not only winning, but also highlights competitiveness, teamwork, consistency, identity and spirit.
“Through sports, our spirit as a UKM community will be stronger,” he added.