UTP Wins Masiswa Championship for the Seventh Time
(3 March 2016)
Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP) was once again declared as the overall champion of Kejohanan Sukan Masiswa Zon Utara 2016, a feat that has been accomplished for seven successive years.
UTP took home ten gold medals in netball, Women’s Singles bowling, Men’s Singles bowling, Trio bowling, Women’s Singles table tennis, Men’s Singles table tennis, Men’s Doubles table tennis, Mixed Doubles table tennis, Men’s Doubles badminton and Men’s volleyball categories.
They also bagged five silver medals in Men’s bowling, Women’s chess, Men’s chess, Women’s badminton and Mixed Doubles badminton and one bronze medal in Women’s Singles bowling categories.
UTP’s performance was better this year with 10 gold medals won, compared to seven last year. Kejohanan Sukan Masiswa is held annually with the aim to promote sporting activities among private higher institution students. This year the competition was organised by Tunku Abdul Rahman University College in collaboration with the Education Ministry and Majlis Sukan IPTS Malaysia. 16 institutions took part in eight events, namely badminton, basketball, bowling, chess, futsal, netball, table tennis and volleyball.