KUALA LUMPUR, March 19 — The nationwide men’s sprint squad created a feeling when they made a clear sweep of medals in their Cambodia SEA Games 100 metres warm-up race at the Protect Collection: Darren Thrupp Defend Championship in Queensland, Australia yesterday.
Malaysian Athletics Federation (MAF) normal supervisor Nurhayati Karim, who shared the good results, mentioned nationwide sprinter Khairul Hafiz Jantan identified his managing rhythm when he won the gold with a time of 10.34 seconds (s), which is his own ideal this time.
She stated Muhammad Haiqal Hanafi received the silver (10.41s) although Jonathan Nyepa (10.43s) and Muhammad Zulfiqar Ismail (10.48s) arrived in third and fourth respectively.
Khairul Hafiz, when contacted, said the win was a large enhance for him forward of the SEA Games in Phnom Penh in Could.
“I myself did not count on to be ready to set that time, simply because I only arrived on Friday and the very long journey was tiring Alhamdulillah, all of us did very well.
“God eager, I will be equipped to improve on my time because this is the initial abroad meet up with, there are numerous more for me to participate in and I am sure I can get far better timings,” claimed Khairul Hafiz, who is nicknamed The Fast Jantan.
The Melaka-born athlete is optimistic that the quartet that will be crafted for the 4x100m party for the biennial Online games in Cambodia will be capable to at the time yet again split the countrywide record set by the national squad at the SEA Video games in Hanoi very last 12 months.
“For me it is not impossible to split the record… mainly because I did not expect to be capable to run 10.3s and with Muhammad Haiqal executing 10.41s and Muhammad Zulfiqar 10.48s, we can get a superior timing,” he said.
For the history, at the Hanoi Sea Game titles 2021, the national men’s 4×100 quartet managed to break the countrywide document in the event and also managed to gain the silver medal.
The quartet created up of Muhammad Azeem Mohd Fahmi, dubbed ‘Úsain Bolt’ Malaysia, Muhammad Arsyad Md Saat, Muhammad Zulfiqar Ismail and defending men’s 100m winner, Muhammad Haiqal Hanafi managed to complete the race in 39.09s as very well as erase the countrywide document of 39.27s set at the 2017 SEA Game titles in Kuala Lumpur. — Bernama