Location : Plaza Merdeka Mall, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia.
Seasoned bodybuilding contestant Nolan Chee was proclaimed winner of the Masters category of the Mr. Kuching Bodybuilding contest held at the Plaza Merdeka yesterday. The veteran campaigner said he took part to show support for the local bodybuilding scene. According to him, it is important for the public to know that bodybuilding is not only for youngsters but seniors as well. The Masters category was for bodybuilders aged 45 years and above.
Fellow Masters contestant Zulazman Mohamad Bujang also voiced his support for Chee. “I am honoured to compete one on one against a great bodybuilder like Chee. He is very experienced and I only have respect for him,” he said.
Sarawak native Chee has won many honours since he first competed as a bodybuilder in 1986. His roll of honours include Mr Hong Kong Masters in 2011, Mr. Siam Classic (Thailand) in 2012 and Mr. Malaysia twice in 2008 and 2013. He has been a regular in the annual Mr. Kuching and Mr. Sarawak competitions since 1986.
Eight weight categories were featured at the Mr Kuching contest namely flyweight (60kg and below), bantamweight (60.1kg to 65kg), lightweight (65.1kg to 70kg), welterweight (70.1kg to 75kg), light middleweight (75.1 to 80kg), middleweight (80.1kg to 85kg), light heavyweight (85.1kg to 90kg) and heavyweight (90kg and above).
Among those who attended the event were Kuching City North Comission (DBKU) mayor Datuk Abang Abdul Wahap Abang Julai, Plaza Merdeka Managing Director Dato Steve Ng and Sarawak Bodybuilding Association (SBBA) president Dato Wee Hong Seng.
(Source : www.theborneopost.com)
Category Master (age 45 & above)
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