He overcame many more experienced opponents, including defending Indonesian SEA Games champion Febrianto Kadir (33 years old). Adam Yoong Hanifah excellently won the gold medal for trick content water skating when he was about to officially turn 10 years old.
In this personal content, the host country child star of Malaysia reached 3,860 points, beating two Indonesian athletes Dimas Ridho Suprihono and Febrianto Kadir. “I’m very happy to win the gold medal. I’m just trying to do my best. Thank you for the fans’ cheering,” Adam Yoong shared.
This is the 2nd SEA Games of Adam Yoong’s career after his debut in Singapore 2 years ago. Also competed in trick content like his brother, but Aiden Yoong Hanifah failed the test. The 11-year-old boy slipped his hand and fell into the water.
The most successful competition in the Yoong Hanifah family must include Aaliyah sister. The 14-year-old female athlete alone brought 3 water-skiing gold plates to the host sports group. Aaliyah also holds the record for the youngest Malaysian player ever to win a SEA Games gold medal when she unexpectedly won a trick content at SEA Games at the age of 8.
Aaliyah currently holds No. 1 on the world U14-age trick content water skateboard rankings and 3rd place on the all-powerful U14 rankings. She has won many big and small titles in Asian tournaments.
The three sisters celebrate their victory together after completing the tests. The Yoong Hanifah family also has another very famous sports face in Malaysia, Alex Yoong, former F1 driver. He is a half brother from Aaliyah, Aiden and Adam.
Aaliyah’s career achievement does not include achievements at the SEA Games, which are highly admired by everyone. He won the Asian Open Women Champion 2013, 4 times crowned the Asian U17 content Trick.