Malaysia’s incredible Paralympic performance at Rio continues with third gold

It’s a third gold for Malaysia at the Rio Paralympics, as long jumper Abdul Latif Romly broke the world record multiple times at the finals on Sunday.

Latif, who was competing in the men’s long jump T20 (intellectual disability), broke the previous world record of 7.35 metres and set the new mark at 7.60 metres.

Zoran Talic from Croatia and Ukraine’s Dmytro Prudnikov took silver and bronze, respectively.

The three men previously took the medal podium in the same order last October in Doha, Qatar, at the IPC Athletics World Championships. …

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Via: Mashable: Sports

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