KANGAR, July 21 (Bernama) -- The 7th Asian Woodball Championship involving
400 players from 13 countries, kicked off here today.
Besides Malaysia, the other countries involved in the three-day championship
are Taiwan, Hong Kong, India, China, South Korea, Indonesia, Singapore,
Thailand, Vietnam, Japan, Macau and the Philippines.
Besides this championship, the 15th Malaysian Open Woodball Championship is
also being held simultaneously.
The venues being used are Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) Arau''s field,
Dataran Datuk Sheikh Ahmad and the MPK field, here.
Both meets were opened by Perlis tourism committee chairman Ahmad Bakri
Ali, who represented the Menteri Besar of Perlis.
Also present were International Woodball Federation (IWbF) president Ming
Hui Weng, Asian Woodball Federation president Thomas Kok and Malaysian Wooddball
Association president Elaine Tan.
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