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Cycling team out of medal contention in Team Pursuit
Wednesday, August 30, 2017

BRUNEI Darussalam’s national cycling team moved out of contention in the Men’s Team Pursuit after registering a time of 4:49.484 in the qualifying heats in the 29th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games at the National Velodrome in Nilai yesterday.

The national team’s mark was comfortably surpassed by heats winner Malaysia who finished with a time of 4:09.999s which is a considerable distance than their nearest challengers.

Thailand was the closest behind the winner with a time of 4:15.441 followed by Indonesia with a time of 4:28.631.

Singapore, who won gold in the Men’s Omnium through Calvin Sim, finished fourth in the heats with a time of 4:35.246 having been the second team to take the track in the meet.

Meanwhile, Brunei national cyclist Andrew Mikha Sianong completed the Men’s Time Trial finals with a time of 1:19.631 in 8th place.

Andrew Mikha crossed the first lap with the slowest time than his rivals with a time of 23.014 and subsequently could not recover with a time of 39.811s in the second, 56.747 in the third and lastly 1:19.631.

Malaysia’s dominance at track cycling continued after winning their eighth gold in 10 events with Fadhil Zonis grabbing gold after posting a time of 1:01.889s in the Men’s Time Trial while fellow countryman Shah Firdaus Sahrom took silver with a time of 1:02.356.

Singapore’s M Elyas M Yusoff secured bronze with a time of 1:03.929s.

Courtesy from Borneo Bulletin