Batu Pahat, 25th May 2017 - Kolej Poly-Tech MARA Games (SUPTEM 7) which began on 22nd May finally reached its end after incredible four days of sporting action. Around 810 athletes took part in this year’s edition.
Defending champion, KPTM Bangi emerged overall champions of Kolej Poly-Tech MARA Games 2017, collecting a total of 7 gold, 3 silver and 7 bronze medals. They also received a trophy and prize money worth RM1000.00. KPTM Bangi has won the games for four consecutive years.
KPTM Kota Bharu were the runners-up with 3 gold, 7 silver and 7 bronze medals. They received cash prize worth RM800.00.
KUPTM Kuala Lumpur finished third with 6 gold, 2 silver and 4 bronze. They also took home cash worth RM500.00.
Prof. Dr. Sabarudin presented prizes to the winners.
The Director of KPTM Batu Pahat, Mohd Zaidi Zakaria then handed over the SUPTEM flag to his Alor Setar counterpart, Mohd Rosidi Omar in a symbolic ceremony. KPTM Alor Setar will host the next Kolej Poly-Tech MARA Games which is scheduled to be held on year 2019.
Also present were Board Member of KPTM, En. Luqman Ahmad, the Vice President of Student Affairs, En. Nordin Ahmad, Director of KPTM Batu Pahat, En. Mohd Zaidi Zakaria and senior officials from KPTM and KUPTM.
Such event will encourage students to lead a healthy lifestyle through sports as well as discovering new talents to represent KPTM in any sporting events in the future. Students from each campus will also get to know each other better.
The closing ceremony of SUPTEM 7 was officiated by KPTM CEO, YBhg. Prof. Dato' Dr. Sabarudin Bin Mohd representing Chairman YB. Dato' Hj. Ahmad Nazlan Bin Idris.
Congratulations to all the winners. May we see each other again at the next SUPTEM Games in year 2019.