Sea Keong is the First Malaysian to Win A UCI Asia Tour Race
30 June 2013
PUTRAJAY (30 June 2013) 每 Malaysia's Loh Sea Keong emerged
the winner of the 50th anniversary edition of the Jelajah
Malaysia following a final stage from Bukit Katil to Putrajaya
won by Azerbaijan's Samir Jabra Yilov today.
OCBC Singapore rider Sea Keong, 27, is the first Malaysian
ever to win a UCI ASia Tour race overall, while also sweeping
the Asian and Malaysian riders' classification wins.
The race also saw a clean sweep of all jerseys on offer by
Malaysian riders with brothers Harrif and Zamri Saleh of the
Terengganu Cycling Team taking the points and mountains classification
is the best moment of my career. It was unexpected, but my
team worked really hard to protect my lead once I got the
yellow jersey. So I really have to thank them for this,"
said Sea Keong.
have to thank all my teammates whether they were in this team
for the Jelajah Malaysia or not, because they have all helped
me become a better rider. My family has also supported me
all the way."