Headline: Martin Johari wins silver in the Western Australia Cup
Singapore wrestler Qays Martin Johari won a silver medal in the Western Australia Cup in Perth last Sunday (18th June).
The 18 year old won his first two matches in the men’s freestyle 61kg weight category by technical superiority, before dropping his final match to the eventual champion.
Johari’s effort was good enough to earn a silver medal in the event.
The same weekend, compatriot Lim Zi Xyan competed in the 2017 Asian Junior Championships in Taichung, Taiwan.
Zi Xyan in red against Yu-Cheng Lo in blue
Competing in the 66kg weight category, Lim battled through a foot injury in his first round match with Taiwan’s Yu-Cheng Lo.
Despite putting up a valiant effort, Lim eventual lost the match 11-0.
Reporting by Sean Loo