Azizul and Shah Firdaus may stay grounded due to virus concerns

Stay safe: Mohd Shah Firdaus Sahrom (left) and Azizulhasni Awang have qualified for the Tokyo Olympics where they will be competing in the individual sprint and keirin.

PETALING JAYA: Malaysian track cyclists Azizulhasni Awang and Mohd Shah Firdaus Sahrom may not go to Europe or even Asia as part of their preparation for the Tokyo Olympics this year.

Depending on the Covid-19 situation, the world governing body UCI have proposed to hold the first edition of the Track Cycling Nations Cup in three continents. Newport, Wales, will hold the first round from April 22-25 followed by Hong Kong (May 13-16) and Cali, Colombia, from June 3-6. The Track Cycling Nations Cup will replace the Track World Cup Series.

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