Ahmad Razif Abdul Rahman, Chief Minister of Terengganu, lauded Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin after the Sultan of Terengganu’s record-breaking feat at the 2017 SEA Games yesterday.
With a time of just under four hours, Sultan Mizan won the individual endurance gold medal in equestrian, setting a new record in SEA Games history
at the same time.
He also became the first Malaysian royalty to win a medal at the SEA Games.
According to Ahmad Razif Abdul Rahman, Chief Minister of Terengganu, the accomplishment sits among the best in Malaysia’s history of sports.
"Representing the people of this state, I would like to express how proud we are with the Sultan’s extraordinary achievement of winning the gold medal and breaking the record, which does not happen very often," said Ahmad Razif after presenting medals to the 2017 SEA Games equestrian winners.
"The silver medallist, Bulkhari Rozali, is from Terengganu too [so we are also very proud of him]. Congratulations to the Malaysia equestrian team."
He also added that Terengganu athletes should follow in Sultan Mizan’s footsteps to prove Malaysia’s prowess in Southeast Asia.
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(Picture: KL2017 MASOC)