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National Shuttler Cheah Liek Hou Wins Malaysia's 2nd Gold At Tokyo Paralympics

This is the first time badminton is contested at the Paralympic Games.

Cover image via Malaysiakini

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National shuttler Cheah Liek Hou has just won Malaysia's second gold medal at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games today, 4 September

The 33-year-old defeated Indonesia's Dheva Anrimusthi with 21-17, 21-15 in a 50-minute men's singles SU5 (physical impairment) final at the Yoyogi National Stadium in Tokyo.

Badminton is being contested for the first time at the Paralympics.

The Paralympic badminton champion fell to the court to celebrate his victory.

Image via nst.com.my

Earlier, powerlifter Bonnie Bunyau Gustin won the first gold:

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