Sarawakian powerlifter Bonnie Bunyau Gustin won Malaysia's first gold in the Paralympics!
Bonnie won the men's 72 kg competition at the Tokyo Paralympics with a record-breaking 228kg.
Bonnie, a Serian born Sarawakian, nailed a 225kg bench press at the second attempt and deadlift 228kg, successfully breaking the Paralympic record held by Iranian Rasool Mohsin by 1kg.
Egyptian athlete Mahmoud Attia won the silver medal, while the bronze went to Micky Yule of Great Britain.
Congratulations to Bonnie Bunyau Gustin! Agi Idup Agi Ngelaban!
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Emas Pertama Dari Paralympic Tokyo 2020— #TeamMALAYSIA (@AtletMalaysia) August 28, 2021
Padu!!!! Bonnie Bunyau pic.twitter.com/RkJLAFgKLH