Thanks to wild card, Zaidatul set to compete at Rio Games


Zaidatul Husniah (nearest camera) beating second placed Shereen Samson (right) to the finish line in the 200m final at the 63rd Kedah Open athletic championships at the Darulaman Stadium Alor Setar.

KUALA LUMPUR: Pint-sized sprinter Zaidatul Husniah Zulkifli can look forward to enjoying a great Hari Raya Aidil Fitri celebration next week.

The Malaysian Athletics Federation (MAF) have nominated the 23-year-old Penangite as the wild card for women’s athletics in the Rio de Janeiro Olympics in August.

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