Fatehah grabs gold
FATEHAH Mustapa becomes unstoppable as she won gold medals for Terengganu within the National Track Championships on the National Velodrome in Nilai the day prior to this.
The 30-year-antique become stimulated following news that she has been picked for subsequent month’s India Track Cup in New Delhi.
Fatehah clocked 35.891 to take the 500m time trial gold, followed by using Selangor’s Farina Shawati Adnan (36.608) and Perlis’ Anis Amira Rosidi (37.631).
The former Asian champion rounded up her day via romping to a fine win inside the sprint final, beating Farina in two instantly heats.
Fatehah had certified quickest within the sprint qualifying with eleven.336.
“This turned into the fastest time I even have clocked inside the dash within the remaining two years.
“I am glad to earn titles for my country.
“Despite the promising performances nowadays, I still need to enhance earlier than the Asian Cycling Championships (in South Korea) in October however there’s time.
“I need to finish on the podium once more inside the Asian meet.
“I became knowledgeable nowadays that I might be heading to the India Track Cup, so it’ll be a terrific warm-up for me before the Asian meet as I even have no longer long past to a distant places opposition for a long time,” stated the cyclist the day past.
Fatehah took silver in keirin at the 2014 Incheon Asian Games and is a two-time Olympian. However, the shortage of motivation saw her decline in the form to the volume that she turned into excluded from the remaining 12 months’ Indonesia Asian Games.
Fatehah, who became based in Melbourne previously, has considering that asked to educate in Nilai on the way to be toward her unwell-father Mustapa Kassim.
“I will now put together for the keirin race the following day. I did no longer win the keirin at the Southeast Asia Track Championships final week, so I will attempt to win the countrywide identify the day after today,” she delivered.
Azizulhasni Awang additionally recorded a candy double for Terengganu the day prior to this despite the fact that he changed into made to sweat in the sprint by way of Fadhil Zonis.
He needed to go to a 3rd heat to beat Fadhil within the guys’ elite sprint final.
The Olympian also clinched the 1km time trial name, posting 1:03.168 while Fadhil settled for silver with 1:04.283.
RESULTS (ELITE) — Men’s sprint, For gold: Azizulhasni Awang (Ter) bt Fadhil Zonis (Sel) 2-1; For bronze: Shah Firdaus Sahrom (Joh) bt Amar Danial Masri (Joh) 2-zero;
1km time trial: 1 Azizulhasni Awang (Ter) 1:03.168, 2 Fadhil Zonis (Sel) 1:04.283, 3 Amar Danial Masri (Joh) 1:05.052’;
4km character pursuit: 1 Perak 4:24.505, 2 Selangor four:24.910, three Sabah 4:28.395.
Women’s sprint, For gold: Fatehah Mustapa (Ter) bt Farina Shawati Adnan (Sel) 2-0; For bronze: Anis Amira Rosidi (Per) bt Arni Sanudin (Sab) 2-zero;
500m time trial: 1 Fatehah Mustapa (Ter) 35.891, 2 Farina Shawati Adnan (Sel) 36.608, 3 Anis Amira Rosidi (Per) 37.631.