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JANUARY 17, 2014
KUALA LUMPUR, 16 January 2014 – OCBC Cycle Malaysia 2014 today announced its line up for the Men’s Open Criterium which will feature a selection of top local and regional riders on Saturday, 18 January at Dataran Merdeka.
The event’s most thrilling category returns for the third edition, treating spectators to a master-class of bike-handling, sprinting and teamwork throughout an action packed 60-minute race.
Present at today’s event were three elite cyclists who will be in action on Saturday; Ahmad Haidar Anuawarand Ronald Yeung of the OCBC Singapore Pro Cycling Team, as well as Danny Feng from Team Pro Asia.
The field is headlined by Malaysian cycling hero and the Men’s Open Criterium defending champion Anuar Manan, while compatriot Mohd. Zamri bin Salleh also returns in an attempt to better his third-place finish in 2013.
The Malaysia National Team is also certain to feature prominently on Saturday afternoon, headed by professional cyclist Mohd Nor Rizuan Zainal. The Malaysian national cyclists will be determined to outperform the OCBC Singapore Pro Cycling Team in their local event; however their neighbours have brought a very powerful team across the border and have their sights set on a podium finish.
The Men’s Open Criterium starting line was unveiled today by Datuk Naim Mohamad, Deputy President, Malaysian National Cycling Federation who expressed his heartfelt congratulations to event organiser Spectrum Worldwide and title sponsor OCBC Bank (Malaysia) Berhad for continuing to build the ideal platform for the sport’s growth in Kuala Lumpur.
“OCBC Cycle Malaysia does a fantastic job in not only providing a competitive race format for our elite cyclists, but also in bringing the race to a greater audience. The short course format is an ideal live spectacle and we are very privileged to stage the race in the heart of the city at Dataran Merdeka,” Datuk Naim commented.
Expecting a thrilling race on Saturday, Spectrum Worldwide’s Managing Director Chris Robb commented, “We believe that the Men’s Open Criterium is crucial to growing the awareness of the event as well offering a source of inspiration for Malaysia’s young cyclists to reach the elite level.”
He further thanked the Malaysian National Cycling Federation (MNCF) for their support and for the development of the sport of cycling in Malaysia.
Along with the Men’s Open Criterium, Saturday will also stage the Women’s Open and Masters’ Criterium in a race to crown the nation’s very best amateur cyclists.
The top finishers in each Criterium, including a ‘King of the Sprints’ classification in the Men’s Open Criterium, will win prizes, or primes, with the total prize money amounting to RM 8500.
The Women’s Open and Masters’ Criterium will start at 1.50pm with the race scheduled for 45 minutes, while the Men’s Open Criterium will start at 3.40pm and last 60 minutes.
OCBC Cycle Malaysia, which is Malaysia’s largest mass participant cycling event on closed public roads, runs from 17 to 19 January 2014 at the historical Dataran Merdeka. Over 6,000 participants have registered to participate across the range of ride categories.