Ziyad’s record-breaking golden feat augurs well for his Paralympics ambition


All for the flag: Shot putter Ziyad Zolkefli posing beside a board showing his new Asian record after winning gold at the Para Athletics World Championship in Kobe, Japan.

PETALING JAYA: Ziyad Zolkefli has sent a timely warning to his rivals of his intentions at the upcoming Paralympics in Paris after a record-breaking effort in the Para Athletics World Championship in Kobe, Japan.

The 34-year-old delivered the nation’s first gold medal in the world para meet at Kobe Universiade Memorial Stadium after winning the men’s shot putt F20 event yesterday.

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