The Malaysia Contingent secured 1 silver medal and 1 bronze medal on Sunday, 1st October 2023, both of which came from Aquatics Diving. These achievements have enabled the Malaysian Contingent to rank 14th in the overall medal tally, with a total of 3 golds, 4 silvers and 13 bronzes.
In the Women’s Synchronised 3m Springboard event, Nur Dhabitah Sabri OLY-Ng Yan Yee OLY secured a silver medal with a score of 270.27 points. They finished behind the reigning world champion, Chen Yiwen-Cheng Yani from China, who amassed 335.73 points to clinch the gold medal. The bronze medal won by Park Hareum-Kim Suji from Korea with the score of 253.56 points.
In the Men’s Synchronised 10m Platform event, Bertrand Rhodict Lises-Enrique Maccartney Harold secured a bronze medal with a score of 386.07 points. They narrowly missed the silver medal, which was claimed by Yi Jaegyeong-Kim Yeongnam from Korea with a total of 387.78 points. The gold medal went to Yang Hao-Lian Junjie from China, who scored 492.63 points. This victory marked a reclaimed of the bronze medal, last won by Ooi Tze Liang OLY-Chew Yiwei at the 17th Asian Games Incheon 2014.
In the Recurve Men’s Individual Qualification Round, Muhamad Zarif Syahiir Zolkepeli was ranked 41st with 642 points and Khairul Anuar Mohamad OLY was ranked 42nd with 641 points.
In the Recurve Women’s Individual Qualification Round, Syaqiera Mashayikh OLY was ranked 20th with 639 points, Ku Nurin Afiqah Ku Ruzaini was ranked 31st with 626 points and Nurul Izzah Mazlan was ranked 51st with 600 points.
In the Compound Men’s Individual Qualification Round, Juwaidi Mazuki was ranked 10th with 702 points, Alang Ariff Aqil Muhammad Ghazali was ranked 12th with 699 points, Mohamad Syafiq Md Ariffin was ranked 22nd with 693 points and Wong Co Wan was ranked 44th with 680 points.
In the Compound Women’s Individual Qualification Round, Fatin Nurfatehah Mat Salleh was ranked 27th with 674 points.
In the Women’s 200m Round 1, Heat 2, Zaidatul Husniah Zulkifli OLY finished with a time of 24.86s. She was ranked 14th out of 24 runners. Unfortunately, she did not advance to the Semi Finals.
In the Men’s 200m, Round 1, Heat 4, Russel Alexander Nasir Taib finished fourth with a time of 21.31s to advance to the Semi Finals. He was ranked 8th in the Semi Final 1 with a time of 21.53s.
In the Women’s Discus Throw Final, Queenie Ting Kung Ni was placed 7th with a distance of 49.00m.
𝗠𝗜𝗡𝗗 𝗦𝗣𝗢𝗥𝗧𝗦 𝗘-𝗦𝗣𝗢𝗥𝗧𝗦
The DOTA2 Team, the only seeded team from South East Asia, came close to creating an upset against E-Sports giants China. They lost to China 2-1 and are scheduled to meet Kyrgyzstan for the bronze medal playoff on Monday, 2nd October 2023.
The Women’s Team defeated Singapore 8-1 in a Pool A match.
Bernard Yeoh Cheng Han OLY did not advance to the Final of the Men’s Trap event after finishing 26th overall with 113 points.
In the Mixed Doubles, Pool B match, Aifa Azman-Mohammad Syafiq Mohd Kamal defeated Li Dongjin-Zhou Zhitao from China 2-0. They have also defeated Chanithma Sinaly Veera Samiyel-Mohomed Shamil Mukthar Wakeel from Sri Lanka 2-0.
In the Mixed Doubles, Pool C match, Rachel Mae Arnold- Yuen Chee Wern lost to Yang Yeonsoo-Lee Dongjun from Korea 2-1. They have also defeated Supakorn Ngamprasert-Nopchanok Buranakul from Thailand 2-0
In the Men’s Singles, Round of 32, Muhammad Addeen Idrakie Bahtiar beat Arhant Keshar Simga from Nepal 3-0.
The OCM extends its best wishes to all the athletes of the Malaysian Contingent!