SOLO: The Malaysian contingent for the 11th Asean Para Video games (APG) right here surpassed their purpose of 16 gold medals by means of profitable 18 gold medals this afternoon at the fourth day of the Video games.
The much-anticipated 16th gold got here from skilled swimmer Fraidden Dawan, who emerged because the champion of the S10 100m Butterfly (Bodily Incapacity) class by means of clocking one minute and 16,640 seconds on the Jatidiri Swimming Centre, Semarang, about 100km from right here.
Visitor swimmer Rahmat Tulloh (1:16.640s) took silver, whilst Thailand’s Phasit Phukhamkhom (1:18.350s), who completed in 3rd position, went house empty-handed as most effective 3 contributors entered the development.
“I’m more than happy and proud to have gained Malaysia’s 16th gold medal and my 2nd private gold medal within the APG this time. Thus far I am pleased with my efficiency right here, which has been constant, and the following day I’m hoping to win the 200m particular person medley with a brand new document,” mentioned Fraidden.
Prior to now, Ethan Yin Jun Khoo had gained gold within the S14 Males’s 100m Freestyle (Highbrow Incapacity) class in a document time of 56,690s, by means of Thai swimmer Wachirawit In-Choo (57,780s) and Singapore’s Darren Chan Wei Siang (1 :00.270) to overcome. s).
The former APG document of 59.79 seconds belongs to Anas Zul Amirul Sidi of Malaysia, who set it at the Kuala Lumpur version in 2017.
Ethan then installed some other lively efficiency, taking the gold within the males’s 200m particular person medley SM14 with a brand new championship document of two:27.230s, bettering at the 2:32.39s of Indonesia’s Muhammad Samsi in APG 2017.
Malaysia additionally gained the silver medal within the tournament as Mohd Adib Iqbal Abdullah (2:28.480s) completed in 2nd position, whilst Indonesia’s Daniel Nugroho Wijayanto (2:36.620s) rounded out the rostrum.
The swimming staff persevered their remarkable run as Muhd Imaan Aiman Muhd Redzuan gained gold within the S14 Males’s 100m Butterfly with a brand new Video games document of one:00.340s. The former document of one:07.61s was once set by means of Daniel Nugruho Wijayanto of Indonesia on the 2015 Video games in Singapore.
Daniel Nugroho Wijayanto (1:05.660s) and compatriot Aldi Tri Septian (1:05.490s) gained silver and bronze respectively.
In the meantime, Malaysian chef-de-mission (CDM) Col (Rtd) Md Nor Azam Ariffin congratulated and thanked all athletes, coaches and staff managers to Solo for his or her arduous paintings not to most effective achieve the objective, however surpass it by means of profitable 18 gold. win by means of this afternoon. .
“We nonetheless have hopes for gold medals in archery, badminton and swimming after this. Anything else we get after that may be a bonus,” he mentioned. – referred to as