Published: Monday October 22, 2012 MYT 1:53:00 PM
Updated: Monday October 22, 2012 MYT 4:42:39 PM
Najib congratulates Zulfahmi, Chong Wei
KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak congratulated national racer Zulfahmi Khairuddin on his success in clinching the second position in the Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix Sunday.
"We have again made history! I congratulate Saudara Zulfahmi for winning the second spot in the Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix. Our first 'Podium finish'. Congratulation!" he said in his Twitter last Sunday night.
Zulfahmi, from the AirAsia-SIC-Ajo team, clocked 40 minutes 54.151 seconds behind German racer Sandro Cortese, from the Red Bull KTM Ajo team, who clocked the fastest time of 40'54.123s.
The Prime Minister also congratulated top national shuttler Datuk Lee Chong Wei for winning the Denmark Open late Sunday night.
"My wife and I spoke to Lee Chong Wei last night. Congratulated him and wished him Happy Birthday," he said.
Chong Wei's victory over Chinese player Du Pengyu 15-21, 21-12, 21-19 was seen as a birthday present for the world number one who turned 30 Sunday. - Bernama