UPM won 23 gold medals at MASUM 2023
SERDANG, 4 Sept – Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) has won 23 overall gold medals for phase 1 and phase 2 as well as the runner up position for this edition of the Universiti Malaysia (MASUM) 2023 Majlis Sports Carnival this time.
Director of the Sports Academy, UPM, Prof. Madya Dr. Tajularipin Sulaiman said, he is proud that the UPM team has succeeded in achieving the goal of picking up 20 gold medals and with this achievement he hopes that UPM will continue its efforts to win overall MASUM in the future.
"I also express my gratitude for the efforts of athletes and troop employees and administrators who have contributed energy throughout this edition of the MASUM Sports Carnival and the enthusiasm to win needs to be there to achieve more glory," he said.
At the Phase 1 MASUM Carnival at Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM) on August 15 to 20, the UPM team won 34 medals consisting of 14 gold, 10 silver and 10 bronze.
Then, at the 2023 MASUM Sports Carnival Phase 2 at Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka (UTeM) from 23 to 30 August, the UPM troop's action did not disappoint when they won 9 gold medals, 3 silver medals and 5 bronze medals.
The UPM team successfully defended the championship in Rugby 15's, Men's Hockey and Women's Hockey and Netball at the MASUM Sports Carnival 2023.
Previously, UPM had participated in the 2023 MASUM Sports Carnival involving 16 events and included the participation of 20 Public Universities (UA) in Malaysia.