Sprinter Zohri wins silver in Doha, breaks SEA Games report
Sprinter Lalu Muhamad Zohri gained a silver medal inside the men’s a hundred meter event at the Asian Athletics Championship in Doha, Qatar, on Monday.
The 18-year-antique, who clocked in at 10.Thirteen seconds in the very last spherical, also broke the Indonesian and Southeast Asian statistics inside the class that became formerly held through former country wide sprinter Suryo Agung Wibowo.
Suryo recorded a high-quality time of 10.17 seconds throughout the Southeast Asian Games in Vientiane, Laos, in 2009.
Zohri broke the file at some stage in the semifinal round in Doha when he clocked in at 10.15 seconds, finishing 2nd behind Japanese sprinter Yoshihide Kiryu. His clock-in time turned into enough to send the Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara native to the final spherical.
The Indonesian gave every other stellar overall performance in the final by means of clocking in at 10.Thirteen seconds, trailing behind Kiryu, who completed first at 10.10 seconds.
The bronze model changed into provided to Chinese sprinter Wu Zhiqiang, who completed the race at 10.18 seconds.
After the race, Zohri said he became pleased with his achievements, thanking the Indonesian Athletics Federation (PASI) and the us of a’s citizens for their support.
“There became a factor [during the final race] that I surely lost awareness as I kept thinking about my warring parties,” he said in a assertion.
Zohri had been making ready for the championship while also reading for the countrywide examination in April.
His coach, Eni Nuraeni Sumartoyo, decided on Monday to tug the sprinter out of the guys’s 4×100 m occasion resulting from his busy schedule.