Melaka team gasing champion this year
By Samsul

Melaka team emerged as champion for the year 2006 after beating Wilayah Persekutuan Labuan with the score of 21-9 in the final match of the Gasing Competition (Gasing Pangkah) & Invitation Gasing Tournament (Asean).

The event was held in conjunction with His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam's 60th birthday celebrations.

The second runner-up was Sabah team.

The competition was held yesterday morning at the Gelanggang Gasing Satenaga of Kg Selayun, in Sengkurong.

The guest of honour at the event was Pehin Dato Awang Haji Adanan bin Pehin Dato Haji Mohd Yussof, Minister of Home Affairs. He also presented trophies and prizes to the winners of the competition.

Also present at the function were Pehin Dato Haji Awang Dani bin Haji Ibrahim, Deputy Minister of Home Affairs, and Dato Awg Hj Md Yussop bin Bakar, Brunei-Muara District Officer. - Borneo Bulletin (31st July 2006)