Malaysian powerlifter Bonnie Bunyau Gustin sets new world record

Bonnie Bunyau Gustin. - Filepic/The Star

PETALING JAYA: Bonnie Bunyau Gustin made Malaysia proud after smashing the world record in the men's above 72kg category en route to taking gold in the Para Powerlifting World Cup in Dubai.

The gold was already Bonnie's for the taking after no one was able to beat his second lift of 221kg and the 20-year-old then decided to go for the world record of 229kg held by Iranian Rostami Roohallah since 2019.

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