Irfan Shamsuddin Throws 60.96m to Bag Silver Medal at Asian Championships

>> July 06, 2017

Malaysia' s two-time SEA Games champion IRFAN SHAMSUDDIN bagged silver medal from men's discuss throw today at the 22nd Asian Athletics Championships.

He threw a distance of 60.96m in the fifth attempt after the unconvincing first two throws of 50.93m and 50.83m, respectively. He then registered 57.53m in his third throw to just avoid the elimination, which then enabled him to take the next three throws.

For a record this is the very first medal of throwing events won by a Malaysian in Asian championships.

Iran's three-time Asian games champion Ehsan Hadidi won his sixth Asian championship titles with the victory here.

Men's discus throw results
1. Ehsan Hadidi IRI 64.54
2. Irfan Shamsuddin MAS 60.96
3. Vikas Gowda IND 60.81
4. Mustafa Kadhim IRQ 60.30
5. Mohammad Samimi IRI 59.80

Meanwhile, Zaidatul Husniah won women's 100m heat 2 (11.79), while Siti Fatimah also won heat 4 in 11.88.

Khairul Hafiz won heat 2, equaling Jonathan's SEA leading time of 10.28 (+0.1) - the fastest time in heats. Qatar's World class sprinter Femi Ogunode ran 10.29 in heat 5. Jonathan Nyepa ended 3rd place in heat 5 in 10.53.

All four Malaysian sprinters will proceed to semifinals.

Meanwhile, Badrul Hisyam has done another personal best in men's 400m, 47.46, two hundreds of a second faster than his previous best which he set during the morning heats. He however missed the finals.

Shahidatun Nadia is currently struggle with her performance and leaped only 5.84m in women's long jump.

Earlier in the morning, Lee Hup Wei cleared 2.10m to easily qualify for finals.

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ASIAN LEADERS (Men)

100m 9.91 Su Bingtian CHN, Madrid
200m 20.16 Xie Zhenye CHN, Osaka
400m 44.07 Abdalelah Haroun QAT, London
800m 1:45.65 Jinson Johnson IND, Guwahati
1500m 3:34.55 Sadik Mikhou BRN, Paris
5000m 13:01.09 Birhanu Yemataw BRN, Lausanne
10000m 27:38.16 Hassan Chani BRN, Maia
Mar 2:06.11 Yuta Shitara JPN, Tokyo
3000 Sc 8:22.00 Kosei Yamaguchi JPN, Abashiri
110mh 13.36 Ahmad Al-Mouaed KSA, Praha
400mh 46.98 Abderrahman Samba QAT, Paris
HJ 2.40 Mutaz Barshim QAT, Doha
PV 5.71 Xue Changrui CHN, Shanghai
LJ 8.47A Wang Jianan CHN, Guiyang
TJ 17.22 Dong Bin CHN, Eugene OR
SP 20.24 Tejinder Singh IND, Patiala
DT 68.85 Ehsan Hadidi IRI, Chula Vista CA
HT 78.18 Dilshod Nazarov TJK, Chorzow
JT 87.43 Neeraj Chopra IND, Doha
Dec 7948 Keisuke Ushiro JPN, Gotzis
20kmW 1:17:26 Eiki Takahashi JPN, Kobe
50kmW 3:44:25 Hiroki Arai JPN, Taichang
4x100m 37.85 Japan Team JPN, Osaka
4x400m 3:04.05 India Team IND, Gold Coast
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ASIAN LEADERS (Women)

100m 10.99 Wei Yongli CHN, Resisprint
200m 22.73 Viktoriya Zyabkina KAZ, Almaty
400m 49.08 Salwa Eid Naser BRN, Monaco
800m 2:02.23 Manal Bahraoui BRN, Duffel
1500m 4:11.55 P.U Chitra IND, Guwahati
5000m 15:10.91 Rina Nabeshima JPN, Eugene OR
10000m 31:52.42 Mizuki Matsuda JPN, Yamaguchi
Mar 2:22.44 Mizuki Matsuda JPN, Osaka
3000 Sc 9:10.74 Winfred Yavi BRN, Monaco
100mh 13.08 Wu Shuijiao CHN, Shanghai
400mh 55.54 Aminat Odeyemi BRN, Goleniow
HJ 1.91 Nadzehda Dusanova UZB, Tashkent
PV 4.60 Li Ling CHN, London
LJ 6.64A Xu Xiaoling CHN, Guiyang
TJ 14.25 Olga Rypakova KAZ, Paris
SP 20.38A Gong Lijiao CHN, Guiyang
DT 67.03 Chen Yang CHN, Osterode
HT 75.02 Luo Na CHN, Halle
JT 67.69 Lu Huihui CHN, Halle
Hep 5898 Purnima Hembram IND, Guwahati
20kmW 1:26:28 Qieyang Shenjie CHN, La Coruna

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