PETALING JAYA: Malaysian National Cycling Federation (MNCF) vice-president Datuk Amarjit Singh Gill will chair the newly set-up Asian Cycling Confederation (ACC) Anti-doping Committee.
ACC vice-president and MNCF president Datuk Abu Samah Abd Wahab said it was a double recognition for Malaysian cycling because the resolution put forward by the MNCF to set up the committee was approved at the ACC Congress in Tokyo in January.
Amarjit pledged to carry out his duties as well as to repay the faith of the confederation.
“This is a major endorsement and recognition for the country because the MNCF president had put forward the proposal,” said Amarjit.
The ACC executive management had also approved a proposal to separate track cycling and road races effective next year.
With the new development, the 2017 Asian Cycling Championship for track events will be hosted by India in New Delhi while the road events will be held in Manama, Bahrain.