SINGAPORE - The national silat team won two titles at the World Pencak Silat Championships on Thursday (Dec 8) in Bali.
Sheik Farhan Sheik Alau'ddin beat Mach Quoc Hung of Vietnam 5-0 in the men's J (over 90-95kg) category while Muhammad Shakir Juanda defeated Firdhana Wahyu Putra of Indonesia 5-0 in the I (over 85-90kg) category.
While Sheik retained his crown, Shakir reclaimed his world title which he had won in 2012. He had missed out on winning his first SEA Games gold medal last year on home soil.
In total, the Republic bagged two golds, one silver and eight bronze medal at the competition. The team return to Singapore on Friday (Dec 9) night.