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Zaidatul Husniah Zulkifli (born 20 August 1993) is a Malaysian sprinter who primarily competes in the 100 metres and 200 metres and 4 × 100 metres relay.[2]

Zaidatul Husniah Zulkifli
Personal information
Full name Zaidatul Husniah Binti Zulkifli[1]
Nationality Malaysian
Born (1993-08-20) 20 August 1993 (age 24)
Alor Setar, Kedah, Malaysia
Height 1.56 m (5 ft 1 12 in)
Weight 40 kg (88 lb)
Sport
Country  Malaysia
Sport Track and field
Event(s) Sprinting
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 60 m: 7.61 NR
100 m: 11.45 NR
200 m: 23.64

She competed at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, in the women's 100 metres.[3]

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Early yearsEdit

Zaidatul Husniah was born on 20 August 1993 in Alor Setar, Kedah, the daughter of Zulkifli Hassan and Zalimah Ibrahim. She has a twin sister named Zaidatul Husna who was born 15 minutes earlier. Zaidatul Husniah got her early education in Sekolah Kebangsaan Seri Relau, Penang.[4]

Personal lifeEdit

Zaidatul Husniah twin sisters Zaidatul Husna is also a national sprinters for Malaysia. She currently study in Physical Education at Universiti Putra Malaysia.[5]

International competitionsEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Malaysia
2014 ASEAN University Games Palembang, Indonesia 2nd 100 m 11.62 (+1.8 m/s)
2015 Southeast Asian Games Singapore 200 m 24.18 (+0.3 m/s)
2016 Asian Indoor Athletics Championships Doha, Qatar SF 60 m 7.61
2016 Olympics Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 53/64 100 m 12.62 (−0.2 m/s)
2017 ASA Speed Series 2 Championship Bloemfontein, South Africa 2nd 100 m 11.45 (−0.4 m/s) NR PB
2017 Southeast Asian Games Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 2nd 100 m 11.74
2017 Southeast Asian Games Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 2nd 200 m 23.64 PB

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Kenali Zaidatul Husniah". Berita Harian. 9 March 2017. Retrieved 23 August 2017. 
  2. ^ "Profile at 2017 KL SEA Games". kualalumpur2017.com.my. 23 August 2017. Retrieved 23 August 2017. 
  3. ^ "Zaidatul Husniah Zulkifli". rio2016.com. Archived from the original on 16 August 2016. Retrieved 12 August 2016. 
  4. ^ "Zaidatul Husniah" (PDF). Berita Harian. 9 March 2017. Retrieved 23 August 2017. 
  5. ^ Vello, Loganath (5 July 2016). "Special Hari Raya for twin sisters – Olympian Husniah and Husna". TheStarOnline. Retrieved 23 October 2016. 

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