Athletics: Arsyad clinches 200m Sukma gold


Mohd Arsyad Saat - Filepic/The Star

PETALING JAYA: Johor’s Mohd Arsyad Saat pulled off the shock of the day in the Malaysia Games (Sukma) athletics when he beat favourite Mohd Azeem Fahmi in the 200m final.

The 20-year-old finished first with a time of 21.02s, while Perak’s Azeem, who was leading for most of the race until Arsyad chased back, took silver with a time of 21.03s.

Negri Sembilan’s Haiqal Hanafi took bronze with a time of 21.13s.

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