Malaysia’s Usain Bolt Muhammad Azeem Fahmi has scored 6As for Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) regardless of his hectic schedule.
The 18-year-old nationwide sprinter, who gained the silver medal within the 4x100m occasion on the Hanoi Sea Video games final month, stated he didn’t count on to ace the examination.
“Having to juggle sports activities and research was fairly robust.
“I did my revision even when coaching and participating in tournaments,” he instructed reporters after getting his outcomes at SMK Gunung Rapat in Ipoh, Perak.
“After all of the sacrifices I made, getting these good outcomes means the world to me,” he stated, including that he was nonetheless competing in competitions each weekend throughout the examination interval.
“My subsequent competitors might be at World Athletics Underneath-20 Championship in Columbia. Then I’ll fly to the USA to pursue additional research.
“I’ve obtained a number of scholarships from numerous faculties there however I nonetheless haven’t determined which faculty I need to attend,” stated Muhammad Azeem, who’s at present staying in Teluk Intan.
One other SMK Gunung Rapat pupil who scored 6As was Cahaya Iman Fatihah Ahmad Sofian, 18, who went by way of a troublesome time.
“My mom and I needed to care for my father who had a light stroke and was warded within the intensive care unit.
“There have been days once we didn’t have cash as my mom was not working then.
“I virtually gave up on my research however with the assist of my lecturers, family and friends, I aced the examination,” she stated.
In the meantime, SMK St Michael Ipoh pupil Justin Cheah Yee Hong, who scored 10As, stated all his onerous work paid off.
Cheah, 18, practised answering loads of previous 12 months and trial examination questions and ready notes as a part of his examine routine.
“You will need to have understanding of topics,” he stated.
“My ambition is to both develop into a health care provider or work in a discipline associated to drugs. I’m additionally contemplating changing into a pilot.”
At a press convention final week, Perak Schooling Division deputy director Rahimah Mohamed stated 33,144 candidates within the state sat for the examination.
“A complete of 787 or 2.73% candidates scored all As (A+, A, and A-), with 17 college students scoring all A+. We additionally had 102 candidates with particular wants and two of them earned all As,” he added.