MALAYSIA’S FIRST GOLD!
The BrandLaureate congratulates National Paralympic powerlifting athlete Bonnie Bunyau Gustin for winning Malaysia’s first gold at Tokyo Paralympics Games on August 28, 2021.
Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob also congratulated the powerlifting ace for contributing the first gold medal to Malaysia, added it was a source of national pride.
“Thank you Bonnie Bunyau Gustin for presenting the Malaysian Family with the gold medal in men’s powerlifting. You made us proud when NegaraKu was played and the Jalur Gemilang was raised in Tokyo,” he said.
Bonnie produced an amazing lift to present the first gold medal for the country on Day Four of the Tokyo Paralympics.
What was more impressive was that the Sarawakian, born in Serian, also broke the Paralympics record of 227 kg set by Rasool Mohsin from Iraq in Rio 2016, when he lifted 228kg in his third attempt on the first day of the event.
Congratulations Bonnie, on making the country proud!