JELAJAH MALAYSIA 2013 OVERALL WINNERS

Loh 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 wins respectively.

"This 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.

"I 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." MORE >>

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STAGE 4 - Giacoppo Takes Second Win for Huon Salmon-Genesys Wealth Advisers; Sea Keong Retains Yellow
29 June 2013

MALACCA (29 June 2013) 每 Anthony Giacoppo won a bunch sprint to take victory in Stage 4 of the Jelajah Malaysia 2013, the tour's longest stage covering 206.3km from Johor Bahru to Bukit Katil in Malacca today. It was Giacoppo's Huon Salmon-Genesys Wealth Advisers team's second victory in the race after Aaron Donnelly took the honours in Stage 2... MORE >>


STAGE 3 - Harrif Gets Victory and the Green Jersey
28 June 2013

PONTIAN (28 June 2013) 每 Terengganu Cycling Team's Harrif Saleh grabbed the green jersey for the points classification lead after winning Stage 3 of the Jelajah Malaysia from Batu Pahat to Pontian, Johor today. This was the 25-year old Malaysian rider's first win of the current season, achieved after a bunch sprint finish of the tour's shortest stage covering 94.6 kilometres. MORE >>


STAGE 2 - Sea Keong Assumes Yellow Jersey, Donnelly Takes Win in Dramatic End to Stage 2
27 June 2013

BATU PAHAT (27 June 2013) - Huon Salmon-Genesys Wealth Advisers' Aaron Donnelly took victory in a dramatic end to Stage Two of the Jelajah Malaysia 2013 from Rembau to Batu Pahat today, which also saw Malaysian Loh Sea Keong of OCBC Singapore take a surprise lead in the general classification. MORE >>


STAGE 1 - Pozdnyakov Draws First Blood
26 June 2013

REMBAU (26 June 2013) - Synergy-Baku Cycling Project's Kiril Pozdnyakov took victory in Stage 1 of the Jelajah Malaysia from the National Sports Complex in Bukit Jalil to Rembau yesterday. It was the 24-year old Russian rider's third victory of the year, achieved after he rode solo across the finish line after breaking free from a group of eight breakaway riders in the final kilometre. MORE >>


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100PLUS Continue to Sponsor White Jersey for the Best Malaysian Rider
20 June 2013

KUALA LUMPUR (20 June 2013) 每 100PLUS, the country*s No. 1 isotonic drink, has once again come forward in supporting Malaysia*s oldest cycling race series to sponsor the white jersey for the best Malaysian rider in the Jelajah 1 Malaysia next week.

And defending champion Adiq Husainie Othman is expected to have a tough time for the race slated for 26-30 June 2013, where he will be up for the challenge against Terengganu Cycling Team*s duo of Hariff and Zamri Salleh alongside Anuar Manan of Team Baku Synergy Project. MORE >>

 


Too Close to Call in Jelajah Malaysia 2013
19 June 2013

KUALA LUMPUR (19 June 2013) 每 With the Jelajah Malaysia 2013 just days away, it is tough to predict who will emerge victorious in one of the oldest and most grueling races in the country, slated for 26-30 June 2013.

A total of 20 teams have been confirmed this week and where following the official announcement by Dato* Naim Mohamad, the chief executive officer of the Jelajah Malaysia this afternoon, the assessment is that it will be one race too close to call, considering that several favourites have ruled themselves from taking part. MORE >>


 

 


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