Khairul Hafiz Jantan's reign as Malaysia's fastest men's 200m sprinter lasted just two years as Russel Alexander Nasir Taib broke his record at the 2019 Queensland Track Classic on Saturday.
Misfortune struck the Malaysian men's 4x100m relay team as they were disqualified in the final at the 2018 Asian Games on Thursday.
The Malaysia men’s 4x100m relay team is hoping to create an upset in the event on the last day of athletics competition at the 2018 Asian Games Jakarta-Palembang.
Malaysian sprinter Zaidatul Husniah Zulkifli was unable to end her dream run in the women's 100m event at the 2018 Asian Games ended on a high note on Sunday.
Malaysia sprint coach M. Balamurugan is confident the men's 4x100m relay team could smash the national record of 39.27s at the upcoming Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Despite finishing fifth in their qualifying heat on Friday, Malaysia will be competing in the men's 4x100 relay final at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.
Khairul Hafiz Jantan was unable to reach the men's 100m final at the 2018 Commonwealth Games after finishing fourth in the first-round heat on Sunday.
Khairul Hafiz Jantan clocked 10.34 seconds in the 100m en route to a gold medal at the Federal Territory Kuala Lumpur Amateur Athletics Association (FTKLAA)-MILO 2018 All Comers Championship in Bukit Jalil on Sunday.
Ketua jurulatih olahraga negara, Zainal Abas, bertekad mahu membawa sukan olahraga ke tahap lebih tinggi selepas Kesatuan Olahraga Malaysia (KOM) mengekalkan khidmatnya sehingga September tahun depan.