Golden end for Aussies on final day


  • Nation
  • Monday, 27 Jan 2003

BY GEOFFREY LIP

KUALA LUMPUR: The final day of the ESPN Asian X Games V at the KLCC Park yesterday saw the Australians making a clean sweep of the bicycle event with Colin Mackay, 24, taking the final gold medal.  

The skateboard vert (U-shape ramp) event winners were Australians Renton Millar, 28, Trevor Ward, 24, and Corbin Harris, 19, who took gold, silver and bronze respectively. 

Bike Stunt Park winner Australia Colin Mackay (centre) flanked by Japan's Kenji Tsuruta (left) qnd Australia Ryan Guettler, who finished second and third respectively

The first two spots in the aggressive inline skating park event went to Australian Sam Fogarty, 22, and Ian Brown, 21. Jeerasak Tassorn, 21, of Thailand took the bronze.  

Indonesians – Etti Hendrawati, Yuyun Yuniar and Evi Neliwati – swept the women's speed-climbing event.  

Countryman Toni Firmansyah beat Hong Kong's Lai Chi Wai in the men's event.  

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