By Khairul Anuar Muhamad Noh
KUALA LUMPUR, 26 Nov – Putra Canoe, a student canoeing team consisting of final year students of Bachelor of Engineering, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), won the ‘Best Sportive Award’ in the Malaysian Concrete Canoe Competition 2017.
The outstanding display of esprit de corps, sportsmanship as well as positive and jovial attitude by nine UPM contestants throughout the presentation session until the canoe race has earned them the award.
The team members are Muhammad Khairul Faiz Mohd Shafri (team leader), Siti Syafatin Najihah Mohd Talib, Nor Izreen Zulkifli, Muhammad Shazwan Mazlan, Ahmad Faiq Mohd Yuhaizad, Wong Hui Kah, Nur Aqilah Abd Rashid, Lim Fu Hwi, Abang Nazrim Abang Shamsuddin and Nur Syahirah Mohd Jemain.
The team also managed to score the fifth place out of the eight university teams competed and received a cheque worth RM1,000 and a plaque. The competition was organised by the American Concrete Institute (ACI) – Malaysia Chapter at Tasik Varsiti, Universiti Malaya.
UPM team that received guidance from three lecturers of the Department of Civil Engineering namely Dr. Noor Azline Mohd Nasir, Dr. Noor Azizi Safiee and Dr. Nabilah Abu Bakar, demonstrated on their skills, technical knowledge and leadership in concrete mix design and project management.
Date of Input: 06/12/2017 | Updated: 06/12/2017 | syifarida
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