Doha, MINA – Sprinter from Indonesia, Lalu Muhammad Zohri won silver medal in the men’s 100 meter run final at the 2019 Asian Athletics Championship in Doha, Qatar on Monday.
Previously, Zohri could advance to the final after finishing in second place in the semifinal, behind Yosihide Kiryu (Japan) with a record time of 10.15 seconds, quoted from Bola Sport.com, Tuesday.
Zohri was even able to sharpen his time record when appearing in the final with a record time of 10.13 seconds, so he get a silver medal at the end of the race.
Meanwhile, gold medal belonged to Kiryu Yoshihide (Japan) and bronze won by Wu Zhiqiang (China).
Zohri’s timeline also broke Suryo Agung’s national record, Southeast Asia’s fastest runner which was 10.17 seconds.
Suryo Agung’s record has lasted for 10 years since Laos SEA Games 2009.
“Alhamdulillah Zohri was able to solve national record because it was an expectation from the start, then to solve Suryo Agung’s record,” said head of PB PASI sprint Eni Nuraini. (T/Sj/R04)
Mi’raj News Agency (MINA)