KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia bagged one gold and one bronze as the men's criterium at Putrajaya Square, just moments ago.
Mohd Harrif Saleh successfully defended his gold medal, recording a time of 0:59.35s in a mass finishing to successfully complete nine-laps.
The Asian Cycling Confederation (ACC) will honour Azizulhasni Awang (pic) with a US$5,000 (RM21,680) cash incentive for winning the men’s keirin gold at the Track Cycling World Championships in Hong Kong last month.
The STAR Online:
What an incredible ride to the top. ‘Pocket Rocketman’ Azizulhasni Awang finally claimed the rainbow jersey (winner’s jersey) he had been eyeing the whole of his illustrious career with a stunning display of speed in the Track Cycling World Championships in Hong Kong.
The 29-year-old timed his last sprint to perfection to win the keirin final last night by a comfortable margin to create history for Malaysia.