Another gold for Malaysia


PETALING JAYA: National para athlete Nazmi Nasri has clinched Malaysia's second gold medal at the Para Athletics World Championship in Kobe, Japan.

PETALING JAYA: National para athlete Nazmi Nasri has clinched Malaysia's second gold medal at the Para Athletics World Championship in Kobe, Japan today (Thursday).

Nazmi won the men's long jump T37 (moderate hypertonia/ataxia/athetosis) final with a distance of 6.13m.

He finished by a large margin ahead of Greece's Konstantinos Kamaras who had a distance of 6.01m in second, equal with Brazil’s Mateus Evangelista in third.

Nazmi had also beaten his previous personal best distance of 5.74m set at the Nakhon Ratchasima International Para Athletics in Thailand in January.

Ziyad Zolkefli delivered the first gold for Malaysia in the men's F20 shot putt event on Tuesday.

Follow us on our official WhatsApp channel for breaking news alerts and key updates!
   

Next In Athletics

Athletics-Ingebrigtsen collects record sixth European gold
Athletics-American sprinter Bromell to miss Olympic trials with injury
Olympics-Bol wins European 400m hurdles gold with world-leading time
Athletics-Diaz soars to European gold with third best triple jump of all time
Athletics-European silver gives Wlodarczyk hope of fourth Olympic hammer medal
Athletics-World's fastest man Bolt ruptures Achilles in charity soccer match
Athletics-European title a step in the right direction for Paris, Asher-Smith says
Athletics-Thompson-Herah suffers apparent injury in NYC Grand Prix
Olympics-Jacobs sees room for improvement after retaining European title
Azeem looking solid for Malaysian Open after winning gold in Oregon

Others Also Read