National young sprinter Badrul Hisham Abdul Manap who amazed the nation by clocking a personal best of 10.29s in the 100m at the Asean Schools Games in Brunei last November, made an appearance at the launch of PUMA’s latest running shoes, the IGNITE Ultimate, at One Utama Shopping Center yesterday. Badrul Hisham is named as a new member of the “Friends of PUMA” family where he will be wearing the newly launched IGNITE Ultimate shoes to train for the upcoming SUKMA games in Kuching this coming July.

National sprinter Badrul Hisham posing in wearing the new IGNITE Ultimate
National sprinter Badrul, the friend of PUMA, posed for photo in the new IGNITE Ultimate running shoes

Badrul Hisham: New Addition to the “Friends of PUMA” Family

“I’m very happy to be given the opportunity to train in the IGNITE Ultimate, the same shoes that my idol, Usain Bolt wears to train for Olympics,” said Badrul Hisham. This 19-year-old sprinter is now eyeing to demolish the official national record held by Watson Nyambek at the SUKMA games.

Badrul performed a test run in the new shoes on treadmill
Badrul performed a test run in the new shoes on treadmill

Tim Tham, the Assistant Marketing Manager of PUMA (SEA) said they are thrilled to have Badrul Hisham as part of PUMA family. “Badrul is an extraordinary young man, both in his athletic potential and determination to become the best in his field. His hunger for success together with his ability and talent leaves no doubt that he will make a huge mark in the years to come,” he added.

Tim Tham handing over a pair of PUMA's IGNITE Ultimate to Badrul Hisham for the use of his training for the upcoming SUKMA in July this year.
Tim Tham handed over a pair of PUMA’s IGNITE Ultimate to Badrul for the use of his training for the upcoming SUKMA

IGNITE Ultimate: Offer Comfort & Energy Return for Every Run

The IGNITE Ultimate is the latest addition in the IGNITE running shoes family, and is the brainchild of PUMA’s desire to continuously push for innovation in all its products. The IGNITE Ultimate shoes are using innovative IGNITE FOAM and unique PU blend which offer comfort and energy return for every run.

The IGNITE Ultimate shoes have four (4) colors including blue, orange, all-black and black with silver strap for both men’s and women’s styles, and are now available at all PUMA stores nationwide for RM479 per pair.

The IGNITE Ultimate running shoes
The IGNITE Ultimate running shoes are available in 4 colors – all-black, blue, striking orange and black with silver strap