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The Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports is pictured with the wushu athletes and coaches. (Photo: Brunei Wushu Federation)

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Minister’s visit boosts Brunei’s young wushu athletes

Date : 14 Aug 2019

Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei, August 14, 2019: Brunei Darussalam’s junior wushu athletes received a morale boost when the Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports, Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Awang Haji Aminuddin Ihsan bin Pehin Orang Kaya Saiful Mulok Dato Seri Paduka Haji Abidin, visited their training ground this week.

The wushu athletes will compete in the 10th Asian Junior Wushu Championships at the Indoor Stadium of the Hassanal Bolkiah National Sports Complex from August 16-24.

The minister took a closer look at their training preparations and spoke with the young athletes, reports the Borneo Bulletin.

The junior athletes will represent the country in several disciplines including the duel event, changquan, gunshu, nanquan, daoshu, taijiquan, 42 forms taijiquan, taijijian, nangun, jianshu and group event.

Brunei Darussalam will be represented by Aaron Jinyi Phung, Abel Lim Wee Yuen, Majdurano Joel bin Majallah Sain, Mohammad Safiee Shayferan bin Roslan, Walid Lachkar, Lim Wei Jun, Hosea Wong Zheng Yu, Basma Lachkar, Dexuan Ling, Nur Bastrishia Ripin, Lim Yee Sean, Chiam Ziqi and Ziyan Li.

Twenty-one Asian nations are expected to compete in the championship.

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