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Posted at: Sep 24, 2018, 2:42 AM; last updated: Sep 24, 2018, 2:42 AM (IST)ASIA CUP CYCLING

Cyclists finish with six gold

Cyclists finish with six gold
Esow Alben

New Delhi, September 23

The Indian cyclists produced an impressive performance finishing on top with six gold, five silver and two bronze medals at the Track Asia Cup that concluded on Sunday.

India were followed by Indonesia with four gold, three silver and one bronze while Hong Kong came third by winning four gold and two bronze. 

In the men’s junior 200m sprint, India’s Esow Alben won the gold pipping Kazakhstan’s Dimitry Rezanov. India’s Jemsh Singh won the bronze medal. “It was a tough fight with the Kazakh rider but I was confident that I can win the gold medal,” Esow said after the race. The second gold for the hosts came in the women’s junior 200m sprint where Mayuri Lute from Maharashtra clocked 12.263s to grab the pole position. Thailand’s Kanyaral Hnokacw won the silver by clocking 12.871s. Alyona Abramchok from Kazakhstan got the bronze. 

In the women’s elite keirin final, India’s Sonali Chanu missed the bronze medal by a whisker. Hoi Yan Jessica from Hong Kong, Crismonita Dwiputri from Indonesia, and Fatchah Mnstapa from Malaysia won the first three places, respectively. Deborah finished sixth in the event. — PTI


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