Malaysia’s karate team flexed their muscle in the Indonesia Sea Games by winning four gold medals today.
Shaharudin Jamaludin started the ball rolling in Jakarta by winning the men’s below-75kg gold by defeating Badil Michael of the Philippines in the final.
It made up for the agony of seeing his sister, Jamalliah getting beaten on the tatami on Saturday.
The karate team struck another three goals through K. Teagarajan, G. Yamini and Loganesha Rao.
Malaysia have so far won seven gold today with Lo Choon Sieng maintaining the country’s domination in the men’s walk events even though Teoh Boon Lim, the favourite, faltered.
Joshua Koh won an unexpected gold in fencing when he bagged the men's individual epee in Jakarta for Malaysia's first Sea Games gold in the sport since 1989.
At the pool, Leong Mun Yee-Ng Yan Yee retained their women's 3-metre springboard synchro title at the Jakabaring Aquatic Centre in Palembang.