SOLO: Two-time Paralympics International Champion and Gold Medalist Datuk Abdul Latif Romly underlined his Asean Para Video games (APG) dominance via profitable the F20 (Highbrow Incapacity) gold medal within the lengthy leap right here as of late for the fourth time in a row.
The 25-year-old from Perlis, who made his debut on the 2013 APG in Myanmar, lined a distance of seven.20 meters right here at Manahan Stadium to take his fourth consecutive gold medal.
Abdul Latif’s teammate Zulkifly Abdullah, who had best received a bronze medal on the 2017 Video games in Kuala Lumpur, took the silver with a throw of 6.43m after beating Singaporean Suhairi Suhaini in five.78m.
Whilst Abdul Latif’s effort as of late was once nowhere close to his 7.64m international document set on the 2018 APG in Jakarta, he was once happy along with his efficiency because the APG was once his first main pageant right here since he suffered a groin harm on the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Video games closing September, the place he defended the gold he received on the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Paralympic Video games.
“I commit this medal to my circle of relatives as this may well be my closing pageant this 12 months and as a bachelor. After this, I can get ready for the APG 2023 in Cambodia and 2022 Asian Para Video games in Hangzhou, China. My plans depends on this system drawn up via my trainer,” says Abdul Latif, who is anticipated to complete his bachelor’s stage quickly.
In the meantime, Muhamad Ashraf Mohamad Haisham’s closing minute resolution to compete within the males’s 5000m T46 (bodily incapacity) paid off as he received silver.
The 26-year-old athlete, who misplaced his left hand in a bike twist of fate in 2013, clocked 17 min and 06.360 sec at the back of King James (16:53.950s) of the Philippines, whilst Indonesian Rifki Ahmad (18:57.200s) received bronze.
“It was once an excellent enjoy for me once I determined to take part on this tournament, since the period between the 400m and 1,500m the following day is just one hour. So I withdrew from the 400m. I attempted to head for gold however was once now not excellent sufficient,” he added.
Some other Malaysian Paralympic ace, Mohamad Ridzuan Mohamad Puzi, larger his medal assortment at APG via profitable silver within the males’s 200m T36/37 (cerebral palsy) with a time of 25.440s, after taking gold in the similar standings the day past. m had received.
Indonesia’s Saptoyogo (23,090s) took the championship whilst Vietnam’s Le Van (26,390s) completed 3rd.
Within the ladies’s F20 (highbrow incapacity) lengthy leap, nationwide athlete Nur Alia Ardiela Natasya jumped four.61 m to win silver.
Indonesia’s Rica Octavia (five.25 m) received gold, whilst the bronze went to Ma Ravinia (three.91 m) of the Philippines. – referred to as