New wheelchair boosts Abu Samah’s spirits

New wheelchair boosts Abu Samah’s spirits

·2021-08-18 15:03

KUALA LUMPUR: A new wheelchair acquired the end of last year has fuelled the spirits of para athlete Abu Samah Borhan (pix) to do his best and go further at the Tokyo Paralympics to be held from Aug 24 to Sept 5.

The 36-year-old wheelchair tennis player pointed out that the “machine”, which was made in Japan through a special allocation from the National Sports Council (NSC), has had a big impact on his performance, including when he emerged runner-up at the 2021 MTA Open in Turkey in April after losing 5-7, 3-6 to Japan’s Tokito Oda in the final.


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