Gambar : Pusat Sukan
UPSI, 12 February–Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris manages to score the eighth place out 78 contingents during the SUKIPT games (SUKIPT 2018) by tallying eight gold medals, five silver medal and twelve bronze medals.
The UPSI contingent consisted of 250 athletes and officials throughout 16 different sporting events. The contingent manages to collect six gold medals from the silat event while taekwondo and petanque contributed to one gold medal each.
The silver medals were garnered from track & field (2), silat (2) and petanque (1), while the bronze medals were tabulated from track & field (2), ten pin bowling (3), rugby (1), taekwondo (5) and football (1).
UPSI was also tabulated as the overall champion for the pencak silat event. During the 2016 games, UPSI was tabulated at the 10th after managing to garner 7 gold medals.
The SUKIPT games were held biannually by the Ministry of Higher Education in collaboration with the Higher Learning Institute Sports Committee (MASUM, MSP, MASKOM and MASISWA).
The games were held as part of the Ministry’s effort to further develop and improve the execution of sporting events at the Higher Learning Institute level, both internationally and domestically, in tandem. The participation for the event is open to all Higher Learning Institute athletes in Malaysia.