Vision KL takes a look at some of the top contenders in Malaysia’s KL2017 contingent – keep an eye out for these sporting stars as they give it their all this month.The Sharpshooter Jonathan Wong Sport: Shooting – Pistol Born: 23 August 1994 Silver – 2015 SEA Games; Gold – 2016 Olympic Shooting Qualifying Tournament. After sharpshooter Jonathan Wong took gold in the men’s individual 10m Air Pistol event at the Olympic Shooting Qualifying Tournament in India, he became the first national shooter to qualify for the Olympics in that particular event. Despite not reaching the finals in Rio that year, Wong gained a mass amount of experience coming out of that competition which he now brings to the range at KL2017. With a steady arm and the cross hairs firmly trained on the centre mark, Wong will be gunning down the gold in the pistol event where he reigns supreme.
SEA Games KL2017 Shooting When: 21-26 August 2017 Where: National Shooting Range Centre, Subang GPS: Get Directions
Photo credit: National Shooting Association of Malaysia