Her Royal Highness Paduka Seri Pengiran Anak Isteri Pengiran Anak Sarah binti Pengiran Haji Salleh Ab Rahaman last night watched the Brunei Darussalam National Badminton Championship. Also taking part in the championship was Yang Teramat Mulia Pengiran Muda 'Abdul Muntaqim Ibni His Royal Highness Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah, the Crown Prince.
Upon arriving at the Centrepoint Hotel in Gadong, Her Royal Highness was greeted by Dayang Mariam binti Ulat, Deputy Director of Youth and Sports and members of the championship's organising committee. Also in attendance was Yang Teramat Mulia Pengiran Anak Muneerah Madhul Bolkiah binti His Royal Highness Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah, the Crown Prince.
In the match, Yang Teramat Mulia Pengiran Muda 'Abdul Muntaqim, participating in the quarter finals of the Under-13 Junior Singles Category advanced to the semi-finals after defeating Md Sahibol Faiz Bin Md Norfaidzal in straight sets 22-20, 21-19. Meanwhile the semi-final match for the category took place tonight with Yang Teramat Mulia Pengiran Muda 'Abdul Muntaqim going up against Dessen Chung Min Tin.
The championship has seen over 300 participations vying for nine categories namely the under-13 Junior Singles, Under-13 Junior men's doubles, men's singles open, men's doubles open A, men's doubles open B, women's doubles open, mixed doubles and 55-above veteran. The championship organised by Imperial Sports with the support of the Brunei National Badminton Association takes place at the Multi-purpose Hall of the Centerpoint Hotel in Gadong until the 30th of June.
Source: Radio Television Brunei