PASIR GUDANG, 17 August – The 2016 edition of the Universiti Kuala Lumpur Student's Sports Carnival came to a resounding end today as UniKL MICET was capped as the overall winner this year. The sports carnival which was held from 14 to 17 of August was hosted by UniKL MITEC and saw student athletes from all 12 UniKL branches competing in nine sports discipline mainly football, volleyball, netball, badminton, table tennis, sepak takraw, basketball, futsal, tennis, rugby and bowling.
UniKL MICET was proclaimed the overall winner with 4 Gold, 2 Silver and 1 Bronze while UniKL MIAT took the second spot with 3 Gold, 1 Silver and 2 Bronze. UniKL RCMP meanwhile was placed third with 1 Gold, 1 Silver and 1 Bronze. The closing ceremony was officiated by YB Datuk Dr. Adham Baba, Chairman and Pro Chancellor of Universiti Kuala Lumpur.
Datuk Dr. Adham Baba, Chairman and Pro Chancellor of Universiti Kuala Lumpur delivering his closing speech
Datuk Adham in his closing speech says "USSC is not only to determine the champion of specific game but most importantly, to educate students and our promising young Malaysian athletes that winning is only part of the game that can be achieved through hard work, sacrifices and strategic planning. Winning is guaranteed with consistent and relentless effort in pursuing it. I truly believe this championship is an excellent medium in promoting unity, the spirit of healthy competitiveness and good teamwork."
The atheletes from all 12 campuses of UniKL gathered for the closing ceremony.
"USSC also reflects that the university encourages and assists students in participating in sports whether for leisure or competition. Various initiatives have been undertaken by the university in infrastructure development and upgrade, especially sports facilities so students from all campuses could experience a healthy lifestyle and I truly believe that a good and improved sports facilities will significantly boost athletes of UniKL to be able to perform excellently."
He also thanked the host campus and all committee members who was involved in making the 12th USSC 2016 a success. For the full final standing, results and actions from USSC 2016 do follow the below facebook page.
Some of the actions from USSC 2016.