Malaysian Heidi Gan Wins Gold In The Asian Open Water Championships

Perth-based Heidi Gan is a corporate lawyer and wait – a Malaysian dual Olympian!

Heidi just snagged a gold medal for Malaysia in the women’s 10km at the Asian Open Water Swimming Championships! You go girl!

The 28-year-old overtook Xeniya Romanchuk of Kazakhstan after the final loop at the Putrajaya Lake to become the first Malaysian to win a gold in the championships, says The Star. She completed the race in 2’17:00.773 while Romanchuk took the silver in 2’21:04.210 while Benjaporn Sriphanomthom secure the bronze for Thailand in 2’22:50.736
We’re proud of you, Heidi!

Image: Heidi Gan