Shahrin retain BMC crown
BINTULU: Defending champion Shahrin Amir of SBS Giant Malaysia emerged the winner in the men’s open category (35km/10 laps) of Borneo Mountain Bike Challenge (BMC) 2012 which was held at Taman Tumbina Bintulu yesterday.
Second and third places went to former champion Muhd Raihan Abd Aziz from Brunei Darussalam and Jamri Johari of Endurance Team respectively.
Meanwhile Laurel Laurisen Adrian of Corbusier and Addy Ammin Syahriman from Bintulu came in fourth and fifth places respectively.
In the women’s open category (10.5km/3 laps), national cyclist Junaidah Juss from MSN Arus Polygon was crowned as the champion beating her teammates Rosnina Minggu and Caroline George also from MSN Arus Polygon who grabbed the second and third places respectively.
In the junior (20 years-old and below) category (24.5km/ 7 laps), Sukma gold medallist Addy Ammin Syahriman emerged the champion.
In the Men’s master (35 years-old and above), the first place went to Supian Nor (Corbusier) while second and third places went to Nor Effandy Rosli (Cycle Tech) and Chai Kong Yong (3GX) respectively.
Bintulu closed category was won by Sulvester Ding (3GX). Second and third places went to Mohd Hamka Alimin (TRC) and Abu Bakar Medin (TCC Bintulu) respectively.
The tournament was organised by Malaysian National Cycling Federation in collaboration with Bintulu Resident’s Office and Bintulu Development Authority.
Officiating at the closing and prize giving ceremony was Senator Datuk Pau Chiong Ung. Also present was Bintulu Development Authority general manager Datu Mohidin Ishak.