With 1471 pin falls, Harian Metro emerged as the winner in the UTP-Media Bowling Meet 2013 held at Ampang Superbowl, Ipoh recently. First runner-up was BERNAMA with 1363 pin falls while second runner-up went to Utusan Malaysia with 1319 pin falls.
Organised by UTP Corporate Services Department, this second bowling meet saw the participation of 14 media teams from Ipoh, Perak Branch and two teams from UTP. The game was conducted in a three-game series format with each team fielding four players.
The event is organised as part of the university’s efforts to strengthen and maintain good relationship with all media personnel. In addition, it created a platform for better social interaction between UTP and the media in a fun and an informal environment.
The winning teams received prizes from En. Hasbullah Haji Ihsan, UTP’s Chief Financial Officer. As champions, Harian Metro team walked away with a challenge trophy, individual trophies, hamper and cash prizes. As the runners-up, BERNAMA and Utusan Malaysia won individual trophies, hamper and cash prizes.
The side categories include Individual Highest Game for Male, Female and Team Category. Mohd Mushairi Mohd Johari from Perak News Online/Suara Perak won the male category with 554 pin falls whilst Noor Ainon Mohamed Yusof from Sinar Harian won the female category with 325 pin falls. Both of them received a hamper each. Meanwhile, Ahmad Wardi of UTP was announced as the winner for the Highest Game for the Team Category and received a hamper.