Azeem nails first win

Perak’s Muhammad Azeem Mohd Fahmi posing with gold medal for men’s 100m category at the SUKMA 2022 at Bukit Jalil. - FAIHAN GHANI/The Star

PETALING JAYA: National sprinter Mohd Azeem Fahmi has won his first outdoor race on American soil.

The 18-year-old won the 100m sprint at the Florida State University (FSU) Relays Championships on Friday.

At the meet that took place at Mike Long Track in Tallahassee, Florida, Azeem, who represented Auburn University, finished the race in 10.32s.

The silver was won by Andre Ewers (10.49s) while the bronze went to Trei Thorogood (10.51s) from Syracuse University.

Azeem holds the national record of 10.09s set in the world junior meet in Colombia last year.

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