Superb Azizul wins first silver in cycling for Malaysia


  • Cycling
  • Sunday, 08 Aug 2021

Mohd Azizulhasni Awang poses with his medal after the men's track cycling keirin final during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Izu Velodrome in Izu, Japan, on August 8, 2021. (Photo by Greg Baker / AFP

PETALING JAYA: It's a silver for Azizulhasni Awang (pic) as he overtook Dutch world champion Harrie Lavreysen on the line in the men's keirin final at Izu Velodrome on Sunday (Aug 8).

It was not the gold Malaysia was looking for in the Tokyo Olympics as the wait continues after Britain's Sir Jason Kenny won the keirin title in sensational fashion.

Kenny sprinted out far and kept the pace going till the finish line.

It was still Malaysia's second medal in Tokyo after men's badminton doubles pair Aaron Chia-Soh Wooi Yik won bronze.

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