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Asean Para Games: Malaysia makes clean sweep of seven gold medals in cycling

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia made a clean sweep of all seven gold medals at stake on the first day of the Asean Para Games track cycling competition at the National Indoor Velodrome in Nilai.  

Afiq Afify Rizan-Khairul Adha Rasol earned the seventh gold when they clocked 1:04.236 in the men’s 1km (b) time trial event on Sunday.  

They won the men’s tandem sprint gold medal earlier.   

Amin Najmi Romzi-Mohd Firdaus Mohd Zonis got the silver with 1:07.182.

Singapore’s Jessen Ng-Calvin Sim took the bronze with 1:14.542.  

Nur Azlia Syafinaz-Adla Noraidillina won the sixth gold for Malaysia.  

It was their second gold medal as they won the women’s tandem (b) sprint event earlier.  

The duo clocked 1:19.359 to win the women’s 1km time trial (b).  

Malaysia also won silver through Nir Syahida Tajudin-Nur Rozi Yanti Mat Rodzi (1:20.353) while Singapore’s Emily Lee-Sarah Tan (1:25.871) took the bronze.

The 9th Asean Para Games will be held from Sept 17-23.

 

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