Arsyad has the X-factor to excel in sprint events, says coach Poad


Muhammad Arsyad Md Saat celebrate after win 100m final at the athletice grand prix in National Sport Council training track in Bukit jalil-SHAARI CHEMAT/The Star

KUALA LUMPUR: Standing at an impressive 1.84m, the possibility of Mohd Arsyad Md Saat emerging as the country’s next sprint king looks very promising indeed based on his recent performance.

The 18-year-old upset the fancied stars to win the men’s 100m event in the Athletics Grand Prix at the National Sports Council Mini Stadium in Bukit Jalil last Saturday and set a new personal best of 10.62s, compared to 10.70 which he recorded at the National Schools (MSSM) meet in 2019.

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