Malaysian sports minister Khairy defends gymnast Farah, who was slammed for her revealing outfit

Farah Ann Abdul Hadi of Malaysia during the women's floor excercise routine final at the 28th SEA Games in Singapore on June 10, 2015. -- PHOTO: AFP
Farah Ann Abdul Hadi of Malaysia during the women's floor excercise routine final at the 28th SEA Games in Singapore on June 10, 2015. -- PHOTO: AFP
Malaysia’s Farah Ann Abdul Hadi on her way to winning gold in the floor exercise at the SEA Games on June 10, 2015. -- PHOTO: ZAOBAO 
Malaysia’s Farah Ann Abdul Hadi on her way to winning gold in the floor exercise at the SEA Games on June 10, 2015. -- PHOTO: ZAOBAO 
Malaysia's Farah Ann Abdul Hadi competing on the uneven bars during the women's individual all-around gymnastics final at the SEA Games on June 8, 2015. -- PHOTO: AFP
Malaysia's Farah Ann Abdul Hadi competing on the uneven bars during the women's individual all-around gymnastics final at the SEA Games on June 8, 2015. -- PHOTO: AFP
Malaysian gymnast Farah Ann Abdul Hadi delivered a withering rebuke after Internet trolls criticised her for wearing revealing clothing at the Southeast Asian (SEA) Games. -- ST PHOTO: CAROLINE CHIA 
Malaysian gymnast Farah Ann Abdul Hadi delivered a withering rebuke after Internet trolls criticised her for wearing revealing clothing at the Southeast Asian (SEA) Games. -- ST PHOTO: CAROLINE CHIA 

SINGAPORE (AFP) - Malaysian gymnast Farah Ann Abdul Hadi delivered a withering rebuke after Internet trolls criticised her for wearing revealing clothing at the Southeast Asian (SEA) Games.

Some Facebook users in the Muslim country slammed the 21-year-old for her attire, saying they could see the shape or her "aurat" (genitalia) in her leotard.

But the double gold medallist fired back on Twitter: "Empty cans make the most noise."

Many Malaysians rallied round Abdul Hadi, who starred with six medals in total including golds in the women's team event and women's floor exercise.

Among them was Malaysia's Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin, who tweeted: "In gymnastics Farah wowed the judges and brought home gold.

"In her deeds only the Almighty judges her. Not you. Leave our athletes alone."

 Get more updates, photos and videos