Asean Para Games: Malaysian cyclists reap four golds at time trial events


  • Cycling
  • Wednesday, 20 Sep 2017

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia has stamped its mark in the Asean Para Games time trial cycling competition, winning four out of the seven finals contested here.

Alvin Lim got the ball rolling by winning the first gold in the men's handcycling (H1-H5) category in 26:47.573, with Naren Sanker of Singapore winning silver in 28:43.059 and Indonesia's Damai Wayan with bronze in 30:44.529.

Muhd Yusof Hafizi Shaharudin got the second gold for Malaysia in the mixed (C1, C2 and C3) category in 17:40.208, with another Malaysian winning silver in 21:15.366 through Muhd Adi Raimie Amizazahan.

Brunei's Samsudin Hamizan took bronze in 22:12.486.

The third gold for Malaysia came from Mohd Najib Turano in the men's C4 individual road time trial race.

Najib posted 17:56.306 for his third gold at the Asean Para Games after emerging tops in the individual 1km time trial and 4km individual pursuit in the track competition in Nilai earlier. Indonesia's Muhd Fadli Imammuddin took silver with 18:16.930 ahead of Godfrey Ezperanzate of Philippines, who clocked 18:47.586 for the bronze.

Muhd Nur Misbah Rauf-Mohd Khairul Azwan Wahab took the fourth gold medal for Malaysia in the men's (B) individual road time trial race in 33:13.877, ahead of Singaporeans Jessen Ng-Calvin Sim (34:34.832) and Tee Wee Leong-Ang Kee Meng (35:10.352).

Malaysia's Ahmad Tarmizi Zuhairie also got a silver in the men's C4 individual road time trial race. He clocked 19:11.953 behind gold medallist Arthur Eusaquio from the Philippines (17:44.186).

Nur Azlia Syafinaz-Nor Aidillina Adilla took silver in the women's (B) individual road time trial race in 19:24.535 behind Singapore's Emily Lee-Sarah Tan (19:09.230).

The cyclists rode two laps for a distance of 12.3km in the individual road time trial competition.

 

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