Seven-year-old Malaysian skater bags three golds in Abu Dhabi


  • Nation
  • Saturday, 16 Feb 2019

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Young Malaysian ice skater C. Sree Abiraame bagged three gold medals at the Middle East fourth official ISI International Figure Skating tournament held at the Zayed Sports City in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE).

The seven-year-old triumphed in the girl's 7-8 years category Freestyle final on Friday (Feb 15), after accumulating 5.0 points in the evening, while Norin Angela, representing the hosts, claimed silver with 4.0 points at the tournament dubbed Skate Abu Dhabi 2019.

Later, the pint-sized skater continued her impressive skating to claim the gold in the Solo Camp Freestyle event after scoring another 5.0 points, with Norin (4.0) and Mizuguchi Hanabi (3.0) claiming silver and bronze, respectively.

Sree claimed her first gold of the tournament through the girl's 7-8 years Speed Skating event, yesterday.

The Kingsley International School student will next compete in the Artistic Freestyle and Footwork 1 events on the last day of the tournament Saturday (Feb 16).

“I hope all Malaysians will pray that Sree succeeds in the subsequent two events,” her father, B. Chendren, said. - Bernama