By Luqman Hakim
The second Perak Media Bowling Championship was held on Wednesday, August 7 at Ampang Superbowl, Ipoh Parade, Greentown, Ipoh.
The tournament, organised by the Perak Association of Media Practitioners (PPMP) saw an attendance of over 90 reporters, photographers and cameramen from 20 media agencies in Perak.
In the women’s category, Noor Ainon Mohamed Yusof, from Sinar Harian secured first place for the second time since the tournament’s inception in 2017.
Placed second and third respectively were Siti Hajar Mohd Salleh from Bernama and Yang Sook Yee from Nanyang Siang Pau.
In the men’s category, Mohd Hafizee Mohd Arop, from Harian Metro won first place while second and third placings were won by Shaiful Shahrin Ahmad Pauzi from Berita Harian and Muhammad Faridzul Azmir Hamid from RTM.
First, second and third place winners for both categories took home a 40” LED television, washing machine and air cooler respectively.
Consolation prizes such as kitchen appliances, electronic devices, petrol cards and vouchers for a two-day stay at Bukit Merah Laketown Resort were also presented to participants.
In his speech, Sayed Mohd Hesham Sayed Idris, chairman of PPMP said that the tournament this year was held on a larger scale to accommodate the ever-growing association.
“This is also a form of appreciation to all media practitioners who work at irregular hours for their readers’ sake,” he added.