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2018 World Pencak Silat Championship - Seni - Female Teams - Finals - Singapore Sports Hub, OCBC Arena, Singapore - December 13, 2018 - Nurzuhairah Binte Moh Yazid, Nurul Syafiqah Binte Mohd Faizul, and Siti Nazurah Binte Mohd Yusoff (SGP) in action. Photo by Zack Zainal/SportSG	news

World Pencak Silat Championship 2018 Day 1 Roundup

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2018 World Pencak Silat Championship - Seni - Male Singles - Finals - Singapore Sports Hub, OCBC Arena, Singapore - December 13, 2018 - Muhammad Iqbal Bin Abdul Rahman (SGP) in action. Photo by Daryl Yeo/SportSG2018 World Pencak Silat Championship - Seni - Male Singles - Finals - Singapore Sports Hub, OCBC Arena, Singapore - December 13, 2018 - Muhammad Iqbal Bin Abdul Rahman (SGP) in action. Photo by Daryl Yeo/SportSG

 

This was no ordinary Thursday morning as athletes and spectators filled the OCBC Arena. While some were waving flags, others were carrying the weight of their country's pride on their shoulders. From 13 to 16 December, the World Pencak Silat Championship 2018 will play host to athletes from over 40 nations here in Singapore.

Having hosted this prestigious event in 1988 and 2004, our athletes are geared up to give their best for both country and sport.

 

Here are some of the highlights:

2018 World Pencak Silat Championship - Senior Artistic Ganda Female Final - Singapore Sports Hub, OCBC Arena, Singapore - December 13, 2018 - Muhammad Iqbal Bin Abdul Rahman (SGP) in action. Photo by Cheah Cheng Poh/SportSG.2018 World Pencak Silat Championship - Senior Artistic Ganda Female Final - Singapore Sports Hub, OCBC Arena, Singapore - December 13, 2018 - Nur Allyana Binte Ismail and Nurhanishah Binte Shahrudin (SGP) in action. Photo by Cheah Cheng Poh/SportSG. 

2018 World Pencak Silat Championship - Seni - Female Singles - Finals - Singapore Sports Hub, OCBC Arena, Singapore - December 13, 2018 - Nurzuhairah Binte Mohd Yazid (SGP) in action. Photo by Alfie Lee/SportSG	2018 World Pencak Silat Championship - Seni - Female Singles - Finals - Singapore Sports Hub, OCBC Arena, Singapore - December 13, 2018 - Nurzuhairah Binte Mohd Yazid (SGP) in action. Photo by Alfie Lee/SportSG
 

2018 World Pencak Silat Championship - Seni - Female Singles - Finals - Singapore Sports Hub, OCBC Arena, Singapore - December 13, 2018 - Nurzuhairah Binte Mohd Yazid (SGP) in action. Photo by Zack Zainal/SportSG	2018 World Pencak Silat Championship - Seni - Female Singles - Finals - Singapore Sports Hub, OCBC Arena, Singapore - December 13, 2018 - Nurzuhairah Binte Mohd Yazid (SGP) in action. Photo by Zack Zainal/SportSG
 

2018 World Pencak Silat Championship - Seni - Male Doubles - Finals - Singapore Sports Hub, OCBC Arena, Singapore - December 13, 2018 - Nguyen Xuan Thanh and Luu Van Nam (VIE) in action. Photo by Daryl Yeo/SportSG2018 World Pencak Silat Championship - Seni - Male Doubles - Finals - Singapore Sports Hub, OCBC Arena, Singapore - December 13, 2018 - Nguyen Xuan Thanh and Luu Van Nam (VIE) in action. Photo by Daryl Yeo/SportSG 

2018 World Pencak Silat Championship - Seni - Male Doubles - Finals - Singapore Sports Hub, OCBC Arena, Singapore - December 13, 2018 - Almohaidib Abad and Alfau Abad (PHI) in action. Photo by Daryl Yeo/SportSG2018 World Pencak Silat Championship - Seni - Male Doubles - Finals - Singapore Sports Hub, OCBC Arena, Singapore - December 13, 2018 - Almohaidib Abad and Alfau Abad (PHI) in action. Photo by Daryl Yeo/SportSG 

2018 World Pencak Silat Championship - Seni - Male Doubles - Finals - Singapore Sports Hub, OCBC Arena, Singapore - December 13, 2018 - Nur Hakim Bin Norshamsuddin and Syafiq Syazry Bin Mohd Abdul Majid (SGP) in action. Photo by Daryl Yeo/SportSG2018 World Pencak Silat Championship - Seni - Male Doubles - Finals - Singapore Sports Hub, OCBC Arena, Singapore - December 13, 2018 - Nur Hakim Bin Norshamsuddin and Syafiq Syazry Bin Mohd Abdul Majid (SGP) in action. Photo by Daryl Yeo/SportSG 

2018 World Pencak Silat Championship - Seni - Male Doubles - Finals - Singapore Sports Hub, OCBC Arena, Singapore - December 13, 2018 - Team Singapore showing their support for Nur Hakim Bin Norshamsuddin and Syafiq Syazry Bin Mohd Abdul Majid (SGP). Photo by Daryl Yeo/SportSG2018 World Pencak Silat Championship - Seni - Male Doubles - Finals - Singapore Sports Hub, OCBC Arena, Singapore - December 13, 2018 - Team Singapore showing their support for Nur Hakim Bin Norshamsuddin and Syafiq Syazry Bin Mohd Abdul Majid (SGP). Photo by Daryl Yeo/SportSG 

2018 World Pencak Silat Championship - Seni - Male Singles - Finals - Singapore Sports Hub, OCBC Arena, Singapore - December 13, 2018 - Muhammad Iqbal Bin Abdul Rahman (SGP) celebrates winning Gold. Photo by Alfie Lee/SportSG	2018 World Pencak Silat Championship - Seni - Male Singles - Finals - Singapore Sports Hub, OCBC Arena, Singapore - December 13, 2018 - Muhammad Iqbal Bin Abdul Rahman (SGP) celebrates winning Gold. Photo by Alfie Lee/SportSG
 

2018 World Pencak Silat Championship - Senior Artistic Tunggal Male Final - Singapore Sports Hub, OCBC Arena, Singapore - December 13, 2018 - Muhammad Iqbal Bin Abdul Rahman (SGP) in action. Photo by Cheah Cheng Poh/SportSG.2018 World Pencak Silat Championship - Senior Artistic Tunggal Male Final - Singapore Sports Hub, OCBC Arena, Singapore - December 13, 2018 - Muhammad Iqbal Bin Abdul Rahman (SGP) in action. Photo by Cheah Cheng Poh/SportSG. 

2018 World Pencak Silat Championship - Opening Ceremony - Singapore Sports Hub, OCBC Arena, Singapore - December 13, 2018 - Spectators showing their support. Photo by Suki/SportSG.2018 World Pencak Silat Championship - Opening Ceremony - Singapore Sports Hub, OCBC Arena, Singapore - December 13, 2018 - Spectators showing their support. Photo by Suki/SportSG.

 

2018 World Pencak Silat Championship - Opening Ceremony - Singapore Sports Hub, OCBC Arena, Singapore - December 13, 2018. Photo by Suki/SportSG.2018 World Pencak Silat Championship - Opening Ceremony - Singapore Sports Hub, OCBC Arena, Singapore - December 13, 2018. Photo by Suki/SportSG. 

2018 World Pencak Silat Championship - Opening Ceremony - Singapore Sports Hub, OCBC Arena, Singapore - December 13, 2018. Photo by Suki/SportSG.2018 World Pencak Silat Championship - Opening Ceremony - Singapore Sports Hub, OCBC Arena, Singapore - December 13, 2018. Photo by Suki/SportSG. 

2018 World Pencak Silat Championship - Opening Ceremony - Singapore Sports Hub, OCBC Arena, Singapore - December 13, 2018. Photo by Suki/SportSG.2018 World Pencak Silat Championship - Opening Ceremony - Singapore Sports Hub, OCBC Arena, Singapore - December 13, 2018. Photo by Suki/SportSG. 

2018 World Pencak Silat Championship - Opening Ceremony - Singapore Sports Hub, OCBC Arena, Singapore - December 13, 2018. Photo by Suki/SportSG.2018 World Pencak Silat Championship - Opening Ceremony - Singapore Sports Hub, OCBC Arena, Singapore - December 13, 2018. Photo by Suki/SportSG. 

2018 World Pencak Silat Championship - Singapore Sports Hub, OCBC Arena, Singapore - December 13, 2018. Photo by Suki/SportSG.2018 World Pencak Silat Championship - Singapore Sports Hub, OCBC Arena, Singapore - December 13, 2018. Photo by Ben Cho/SportSG. 

2018 World Pencak Silat Championship - Singapore Sports Hub, OCBC Arena, Singapore - December 13, 2018 - Team Singapore celebrates. Photo by Suki/SportSG.2018 World Pencak Silat Championship - Singapore Sports Hub, OCBC Arena, Singapore - December 13, 2018 - Team Singapore celebrates. Photo by Ben Cho/SportSG.

 

Entry to the World Pencak Silat Championship and the Martial Arts Festival is free. The event lasts till Sunday (16 Dec), do head on down to catch Team Singapore’s athletes in action. For more information, click below.

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