BY: Patrick Beech
Malaysian paralympic athletes left for Dubai yesterday to participate in the World Para Athletics Grand Prix. which will see events taking place in six cities across four continents from 26 February to 1 March 2023.
The event that is taking place in Dubai is the second event of the competition and is known as the Dubai 2023 Grand Prix – 14th Fazza International Championships.
In the 2021 Tokyo Paralympics, our athletes brought honour to our country with their best achievement in the competition by earning three golds and two silvers.
Former education minister, Maszlee Malik was also present at KLIA to send off the team and wished them all the best.
For the current competition (World Para Athletics Grand Prix 2023), Mohamad Ridzuan also known as ‘Dek Wan’ won the 100m T35/36 (physical impairment) with a record of 12.51s in the first event which took place in Tunisia earlier this month.