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Asean Para Games: Malaysia bags first badminton gold

KUALA LUMPUR: Top seed Madzlan Saibon delivered the first gold for badminton in the Asean Para Games on Friday.

Three cheers for Jong

JONG Yee Khie saved the day when he won Malaysia’s only powerlifting gold with a new Asean Para Games record.

Solid show: Jong Yee Khie celebrating with the gold medal after winning the 97kg category at the Malaysia International Trade and Exhibition Centre yesterday.

Thanh Tung splashes his way to third gold

VO Thanh Tung (pic) is Vietnam’s golden boy of para swimming.

Teen stuns the field in 50m freestyle with new Games record

CARMEN Lim showed why she is Malaysia’s fastest one-armed female swimmer by emerging as the only gold-medal contributor on the fourth day of the Kuala Lumpur Asean Para Games swimming competition.

Young star: Malaysia’s Carmen Lim celebrating after winning the women’s S8 50m freestyle at the National Aquatic Centre in Bukit Jalil.

Hot shot putter

PARA athlete Ziyad Zolkefli is clearly a world-class shot putter.

You’re my real gold: Ziyad Zolkefli kissing his two-month-old daughter Zuhayra Zafra after he won the men’s shot putt F20 gold.

Full-time dad Hafiz surprises even himself with discus gold

MUHD Hafiz Abu Bakar has had to take a back seat in the last two days as his wife Siti Noor Iasah Ariffin stole the limelight at the Kuala Lumpur Asean Para Games.

Jonathan leaps to long jump gold despite short training stint

JONATHAN Wong Kar Gee only joined the national para athletics long jump team in March.

Malaysia shown exit in semi-finals

MALAYSIA’S hopes of making the cerebral palsy football final in the Kuala Lumpur Para Games were dashed after being edged 3-2 by defending champions Thailand in the semi-finals.

Going all out: Malaysia captain Mohd Sobri Ghazali (left) vying for the ball with Thailand’s Thaohong Narongchai in the CP football semi-final match in Bukit Jalil yesterday.

Unbeaten Malaysia favourites against Laos in semis

MALAYSIA will play Laos in the crossover semi-finals of the men’s goalball after finishing the round-robin competition unbeaten at the Kuala Lumpur Asean Para Games.

Amir takes massive pay cut to focus on gold

NATIONAL B1 (totally blind) chess champion Amir Shamsuddin took a massive pay cut to focus on the Kuala Lumpur Asean Para Games.

Gold on the chessboard: Malaysia’s Nur Feiqha Maulad posing with her gold medal on Wednesday.