Even with medals, not all that glitters is gold

P. Mariappan: Rewarded for years of sacrifice and hard work.

A year ago today, Malaysia won a bronze at the Paralympics – its fourth medal – in Brazil. And the athletes who won were all rewarded. For one gold medallist in Rio, though, the gold medal and rewards may have led to his own undoing.

MARIAPPAN is a paralympics legend. His is a story of a grit, determination, success, frustration and finally, redemption.

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