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Kuda Ditta

Full name: Bala "Kuda" Ditta
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0 (183 cm)
Weight: 161 lbs (73 kg)
Born: February 4, 1937
Died: June 17, 2003 in Padang Kerbau, Melaka, Malaysia
Country: MAS Malaysia
Sport: Athletics

Biography

A police officer, Kuda Ditta was allowed special training in athletics by his commander. He became the first Olympian from Sarawak (the Malaysian part of Borneo), but failed to survive the heats of the hurdles events. He medalled twice in the South East Asian Games, in 1971 and 1973. He died of stomach cancer aged 66.

Personal Bests: 110H – 14.72 (1971); 400 – unknown.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Athletics Men's 110 metres Hurdles Malaysia MAS 6 h4 r1/3
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Athletics Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay Malaysia MAS 6 h3 r1/2

Men's 110 metres Hurdles

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Athletics Malaysia Round One Heat Four 6 15.1 15,17

Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(H)
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Athletics Malaysia MAS Round One Heat Three 6 3:17.6
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