Azizul ends nine-year wait for his fourth Track World Cup title

  • Cycling
  • Saturday, 07 Dec 2019

Azizulhasni Awang

CLARK: National cyclist Azizulhasni Awang ended a nine-year wait to win his career's fourth Track World Cup in style in Cambridge, New Zealand on Saturday (Dec 7).

The 31-year-old held off former world champion Shane Perkins, now riding for Russia, to wheelie his way past the finish line.

Australia's world champion sprinter Matthew Glaetzer got the bronze ahead of Asian Games champion Jai Angsuthasawit of Thailand.

Making up fifth and sixth placings in the strong final field were Japan's Yuta Wakimoto, the Asian Cycling Championships winner in South Korea this year, and Russian Denis Dmitriev.

The last time Azizul won gold at the prestigious World Cup was in Beijing in 2010.

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