Para athlete Afiq finds wind beneath his wings in Dubai


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  • Thursday, 28 Feb 2019

Malaysian Muhd afiq Mohd Ali hanafiah celebrates as he crossing the finishing line to won gold medal in the mens 200m T12 final in at National Stadium Bukit Jalil.AZHAR MAHFOF/The Star

KUALA LUMPUR: Despite a strong head wind, Muhammad Afiq Mohamad Ali Hanafiah (pic) clocked a season-best time of 11.48 to win gold in the men’s 100m T12 (visual impairment) event at the 11th Fazza World Para Athletics Grand Prix in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates.

It was a great start of the season for the 24-year-old Afiq as he has also qualified on merit for his first World Para Athletics Championships in Dubai from Nov 7-15.

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