Bonnie’s gold in Birmingham makes country proud, says PM


Malaysia's gold medallist Bonnie Bunyau Gustin (C) poses with silver medallist England's Mark Swan(L)and Nigeria's Innocent Nnamdi during the medal presentation ceremony for the men's Lightweight Para Powerlifting on day seven of the Commonwealth Games at the NEC Arena in Birmingham, central England, on August 4, 2022. – AFP pic, August 5, 2022.

PRIME Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob congratulated powerlifting athlete, Bonnie Bunyau Gustin, for winning the gold medal at the Birmingham Commonwealth Games 2022.

Through a post on his official Facebook, the prime minister said Bonnie’s success in winning the fourth gold medal for the Malaysian contingent made the country proud.

“The country’s pride, powerlifting athlete Bonnie Bunyau Gustin made the country proud by winning the gold medal,” he said.

Bonnie won the gold medal after lifting 220kgs in the under 72kg lightweight category at the National Exhibition Centre (NEC).

The national contingent has so far won four gold, two silver and three bronze medals. – Bernama, August 5, 2022.


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