KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 7 — Rio 2016 Paralympic Games champion Mohamad Ridzuan Mohamad Puzi showed that he is still a sprinter to reckon with by winning the 100m T35/36 (physical impairment) race at the 2023 World Para Athletics Grand Prix in Tunisia yesterday.
Mohamad Ridzuan, fondly called ‘Dek Wan’, recorded 12.51s to beat Iraq’s Abdulsattar Challoob into second place with a time of 13.04s at the Rades Athletics Stadium in Tunis.
Morocco’s Anass Sikouk took bronze in a time of 13.69s.
Another Malaysian, Muhamad Afiq Mohamad Ali Hanafiah, won silver in the 100m T11/12 (visual problem) in a time of 11.67s.
Uzbekistan’s Mansur Abdirashidov won the event in a time of 11.28s while bronze went to Mohammed Ayade of Iraq in 12.09s.
The championships began yesterday and will end tomorrow. — Bernama