Kuching - Sarawak will compete in both the individual and team shooting events at the 19th Malaysia Games (Sukma XIX) Perak where the competitions will be held at Amanjaya Shooting Range, Chepor Perak on September 15 – 21.

Sarawak shooters are participating in both the individual and team events namely 25M Standard Pistol, 25M Sports Pistol, 10M Air Pistol, 10M Air Rifle, 50M Rifle Prone and 50M Rifle 3 Position.

Among the women senior shooters who are confirmed participating in Sukma XIX Perak are Delphine Chung Qi, Stephanie Sim Shu Ming and Beatrice Thiedora where they won bronze in the team’s 10M Air Pistol event during Sukma 2016.

Even though the trio did not win gold in the previous Sukma, they are expected to mount a stiff challenge to other contenders in view of their determination to come home as one of the best shooting trio in Sukma XIX.

Sarawak is also banking its hopes on Lim Yee Qi and Siti Nur Aisyah Mazlan in the women’s 50m rifle team event where the duo bagged the bronze medal in Sukma 2016 together with former team mate, Nur Firzanah Maisah.

Sarawak men’s team will be represented by Heffsaren Ak Henry, Lim Hong Yang, Tedules Ak Baron, Sim Dong Hao, Radzinki Ak Mathew  Ben Richardson Ak Lises, Ahmad Hairul Nizam Bin Ahmad Rodzli, Joseph Chai, Muhammad Nurzulfiqar Bin Mohd Zulkifli, Ryan Chang Kai Boon, Alferon Ak Bladae, and Denilson Felix Ak Letar.

Sarawak women’s team will be represented by Stephanie Sim Shu Ming, Beatrice Thieadora Lises, Delphine Chung Qi, Siti Nurzulaikha Mohd Zulkifli, Arshielda Hanggi Ak Auther Hardy, Florence Angelina Ak Frederick, Selina Sim Shu Siang, Siti Nuraisya Bt Mazlan, Evelyn Jihon Ak Issac, Lim Yee Qi, Erica Heather Chai, Michell Ak Rinyin and Daphanie Adrienne Steven.