Ridzuan is first Malaysian voted Asia’s best male athlete

Sheer happiness: Mohamad Ridzuan Puzi celebrating with coach R. Jaganathan after winning the long jump gold medal in the Asian Para Games on Oct 11 last year. — Bernama

KUALA LUMPUR: National para athlete Mohamad Ridzuan Puzi cemented his status as one of the country’s sporting greats by winning the 2018 Best Asian Male Para Athlete award.

The 31-year-old from Kuala Lumpur is the first Malaysian para athlete to win the award for his exploits in the sprint and long jump events last year.

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