Congratulations to our Malaysian participants for being crowned world champions at the 19th World Silat Championship 2022, proving Malaysia’s proud tradition in silat!
The 19th World Silat Championship 2022 was held in Melaka at Melaka International Trade Center (MITC) in Ayer Keroh.
During the finals, Mohd Al Jufferi Jamari, Mohd Robial Sobri, Nor Farah Mazlan, and Nor Izzatul Fazlia Mohamad Tahir were crowned champions. Below are their matches and final scores:
|Mohd Al Jufferi Jamari vs Iqbal Chandra Pratama||Class F Putera||35-21|
|Mohd Robial Sobri vs Mohd Nurshahfareeq Shahrudin||Class A Putera||16-18 (opponent disqualified)|
|Nor Farah Mazlan vs Nadhrah Sahrin||Class F Puteri||25-23|
|Nor Izzatul Fazlia Mohamad Tahir vs Lo Thi Tuoi||Open Class 2 Puteri||9-13 (opponent withdrew due to injury)|
This adds to the three gold medals bagged in the Artistic category on Friday, July 29:
|Mohd Taqiyuddin Hamid and Sazzlan Yuga||Men’s Ganda||9,950|
|Muhammad Syafiq Ibrahi, Nashrul Edam Mohd Asri, and Luqman Laji||Men’s Regu (Team)||9,965|
|Merrywati Manuil||Women’s Solo Creative||9,950|
Overall, Malaysia has achieved their goal of obtaining seven gold medals.
More on the World Silat Championship 2022
Initially, the World Silat Championship was supposed to be held in 2020 at Sarawak, but was unfortunately postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
This year, the decision for the World Silat Championship 2022 to be hosted in Melaka was made on the afternoon of April 16, 2022 and was announced by Malaysian National Silat Federation (PESAKA) president, Datuk Megat Zulkarnain Omardin.
Over 40 participating countries (which include India, Pakistan, Kazakhstan, and Uzbekistan) and over 500 total participants.
Nine Malaysian exponents qualified for the finals on July 31 – five males and four females. The names of all the finalists are as below:
- Siti Rahmah Mohamed Nasir
- Mohd Al Jufferi Jamari (World Champion!)
- Muhammad Robial Sobri (World Champion!)
- Mohamad Khairi Adib Azhar
- Aizad Akbar
- Nor Izzatul Fazlia Mohamad Tahir (World Champion!)
- Nor Farah Mazlan (World Champion!)
- Olivia Chong
- Siti Shazwana Ajak
The next World Silat Championship in 2024 is expected to be held in Indonesia.
Once again, congratulations to all Malaysian silat world champions on their hard-earned victory!
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