Brunei gamers make a competitive debut at Vietnam’s Southeast Asian Games

Bandar Seri Begawan — Brunei has selected 10 athletes to participate in esports for the first time at the Southeast Asian Games in Vietnam.

Esports, or competitive video games, Debut in 2019 SEA game In the Philippines.

The Sultanate has 23 athletes in four sports. Hanoi game postponed from November 2021 to May 12-23 due to COVID-19 pandemic.

It is f to participate in Brunei gamers at the biennial tournament5 karate athletes, 4 Pencak silat players, 4 martial arts index.

Brunei has significantly reduced the number of athletes participating in this year’s Southeast Asian Games. 87 athletes Last time, he participated in 14 sports.

Dato Hj Aminuddin Ihsan Hj Abidin, Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports, said that the choice of athletes is “not easy” in the challenges that arise from the pandemic.

“As we begin to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, the host country’s strong commitment to ensuring the success of these games while preserving the well-being of all participants is a source of lasting friendship and unity. Evidence of these games., “He added.

HRH PrinceHj Sufri Bolkiah, Chairman of the Brunei Olympic Council, will pass the flag to the 31st SEA Game Brunei Dispatched Chef Demission Hj Mohamad Rosfazilah Hj Yusly.Photo: Information Department

At the flag-delivery ceremony on Thursday, the minister said the government had hired full-time coaches in martial arts, karate, taekwondo, swimming and fencing to develop and expand a pool of highly skilled athletes.

He said furtherRenovation of the Hasanaru Volkia National Stadium. In the middle of 2022, It provides a more encouraging environment for high performance sports training, especially in martial arts.

YB Dato Hj Aminuddin Ihsan called on all parties, especially provinces, national sports associations, coaches and athletes, to work with the National Olympic Council of Brunei Dalham to identify and develop sports talent.

HRH Prince Hj Sufri Bolkiah poses for a group photo with a Brunei delegation.Photo: Information Department

HRH PrinceHj Sufri Bolkiah, chairman of the Brunei Olympic Council, handed the flag to Brunei’s delegation leader Hj Mohamad Rosfazilah Hj Yusly. On thursday.

In his subda, HRH eI am confident that domestic athletes continue to show good discipline and are aware of all rules, especially anti-doping rules.

The 31st SEA Games 5,000 athletes in 40 sports.. Brunei gamers make a competitive debut at Vietnam’s Southeast Asian Games

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