Despite his age, sprinter Aqil still aims for SEA Games and has coach Amir behind him

Age no barrier: Aqil Yasmin celebrates his record-breaking run of 21.01s in the 200m at the 2018 Sukma in Perak.

PETALING JAYA: Former Malaysia Games (Sukma) sprint double winner Aqil Yasmin has returned to the track to train full-time under coach Amir Izwan Tan Abdullah to try to qualify for the 2025 SEA Games in Thailand.

Aqil, 27, won the 100m gold with 10.39s and set a Games record of 21.01s in the 200m at the 2018 Sukma in Perak.

Limited time offer:
Just RM5 per month.

Monthly Plan


Billed as RM5/month for the 1st 6 months then RM13.90 thereafters.

Annual Plan


Billed as RM148.00/year

1 month

Free Trial

For new subscribers only

Cancel anytime. No ads. Auto-renewal. Unlimited access to the web and app. Personalised features. Members rewards.
Follow us on our official WhatsApp channel for breaking news alerts and key updates!

Athletics , Aqil Yasmin , SEA Games


Next In Athletics

Athletics-Breast cancer survivor to run London marathon topless to help erase mastectomy stigma
Olympics-Indian long jumper Sreeshankar's Paris dreams dashed by knee injury
Athletics-Brasher predicts elite women's London Marathon race to be better than Paris Olympics
Olympics-After Tokyo 'test run', Duplantis set for different experience in Paris
Athletics-London Marathon, Great Run and UK Athletics set up joint venture
Athletics-Bahraini marathon runner Kimutai gets three-year ban for doping
Athletics-Discus thrower Alekna shatters longest-standing men's world record
Mixed fortunes for Azeem in Tom Jones athletics meet
Athletics-Olympians criticise Nike for skimpy women's kit
Latif hoping for golden outing in Kobe to ignite Games flame

Others Also Read