SPORTS AND RECREATION IN TAWAU
Dragon Boat Race
|Sandakan fishing association wins
dragon boat race
In the open category, the Fishery Association A emerged as the winner while the first and second runners-up were Tawau Royal Police and Fishery Association B respectively.
The mixed category winner was Tawau Royal Police, Dun Merotai second and Tawau Rela third.
The dragon boat race is organized by the Federation of Chinese Associations Tawau annually in conjunction with the Dumpling Festival.
Guest of honor Brigader General Tan Sri Liew Yun Fah thanked the government for allocating funds to build a permanent stand at Jalan Pesisiran for the annual dragon boat race. The construction of the stand would be carried out soon.
Liew, who is Gerakan vice-president, also urged all the Chinese community to unite and work closer for the better development of Tawau.
Also present were Federation of Chinese Associations Tawau president Datuk Yong Chi Fui and Tawau Chinese Chamber of Commerce president Datuk Yap Yiw Sin.