Alvin Lim bags gold for handcycling


  • Cycling
  • Thursday, 21 Sep 2017

Alvin Lim Tao Keong celebrates after winning the men's road race (H1-H5) at Dataran Putrajaya -GLENN GUAN/The Star

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia finished the Asean Para Games road cycling competition by sweeping all six gold medals on Thursday.

Alvin Lim started the ball rolling by taking the first gold in the men's handcycling 24.6km road race in 57:11. It was his second gold after coming out tops in the men's road time trial on Wednesday.

Ahmad Syazwan Roshdi got the second gold in the men's (c1/c2/c3) 49.2km road race in 1'23:50 while Mohd Najib Turano earned the third gold medal (his fourth at the Games) by taking the men's (c4) 49.2km road race in 1'24:11.

Zuhairi Ahmad Tarmizi added the fourth gold (his third at the Games) in the men's (c5) 49km road race in 1'28:49.

Nurazlia Syafinaz-Adla Noraidillina secured the fifth gold after winning the women's (B) road race while Mohd Faizal Mohd Noh-Aiman Asyraff Ahmad Bajuri took the final gold in the men's (B) road race.

Malaysia did not compete in women's handcycling.

Malaysia finished with a total of 22 gold medals in cycling, having swept all 12 golds at stake in the track discipline earlier.

 

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