National gymnast vaults to history as first Malaysian to win medal at Asian meet


Well earned: Mohd Sharul Aimy posing with his bronze medal.

PETALING JAYA: All national artistic gymnast Mohd Sharul Aimy wanted to do was to get his landing right in his vault routine in the Asian Championships.

But the 22-year-old did way better by winning a bronze and will now return home as the first Malaysian to win a medal in the men’s artistic competition at the Asian meet since its inception in 1996.

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